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Third week - Inquiry will consider the climate credentials of the proposed new Cumbria coal mine

21.09.2021

Today sees the public inquiry into the 'called in' application for the UK's first deep coal mine in 30 years enter its third week. In its first and second weeks, the

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NEWS: Planning and Environment

Cornerstone Planning Day 2021 - Tickets available

20.09.2021

The Cornerstone Planning Team is delighted to host its annual planning conference on Monday 8 November at Royal College of Surgeons of England. Aimed at planning specialists, solicitors, and policy makers, this

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Cornerstone Barristers launch Mentoring Scheme for underrepresented groups at the Bar

13.09.2021

Cornerstone Barristers and four other sets specialising in Planning, Property and Public Law, Field Court Chambers, FTB Chambers, Kings Chambers and Landmark Chambers, have set up a mentoring scheme for

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Cornerstone Barristers are part of the 10,000 Black Interns programme to offer valuable opportunities to young people

07.09.2021

The 10,000 Black Interns programme aims to offer 10,000 internships over five years, across 24 sectors involving 24 companies. Cornerstone Barristers are proud to be a part of this initiative

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NEWS: Planning and Environment

Inquiry to consider the proposed new Cumbria coal mine

07.09.2021

A public inquiry into a controversial application for permission to build the UK's first deep coal mine in 30 years opened on 7 September 2021. The application raises a number

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NEWS: Commercial and Regulatory

Graham Stoker Runs as Candidate for FIA Presidency 2021

02.09.2021

Cornerstone's Graham Stoker is running for candidacy for Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Presidency 2021. Current FIA Deputy President for Sport since October 2009 and member of FIA World Motorsport

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NEWS: Planning and Environment

Thomas Cosgrove QC Shortlisted in The Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021

27.08.2021

We are thrilled to announce that our Joint Head of Chambers, Thomas Cosgrove QC, has been shortlisted as Environment/Planning Silk of the Year in the annual Chambers UK Bar Awards

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Ruchi Parekh joins the Attorney General's C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown

12.08.2021

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ruchi Parekh to the Attorney General's C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. The appointment takes effect on 1 September 2021

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NEWS: Planning and Environment

Major intergovernmental report on the science of climate change and the consequences for policymakers released by IPCC

09.08.2021

On 9 August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first instalment of its Sixth Assessment Report (due to be completed in 2022), concerning the physical science

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NEWS: Inquests and Inquiries

9th preliminary hearing with Gerard Forlin QC acting for the Families of the Deceased

30.07.2021

Gerard Forlin QC again appeared in court this week acting for the Families of the Deceased. This was the 9th preliminary hearing. He made various submissions in relation to the Part

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