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NEWS: Planning and Environment, Local Government

Briefing note on the Climate Change implications for local government across the UK

24.11.2021

How ready is the legal and governance framework in the United Kingdom to meet the challenge of climate change? Ruchi Parekh, Robin Green, Harriet Townsend, Estelle Dehon and Dr Christina Lienen

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NEWS: Housing

Cornerstone Barristers' Sarah Salmon and Kuljit Bhogal speak at SHLA Virtual Annual Conference 2021

16.11.2021

We are delighted to announce that Sarah Salmon will be chairing this year's SHLA Virtual Annual Conference on Friday 19th November. Kuljit Bhogal will be speaking at the conference in

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NEWS: Planning and Environment

The COP26 Decision: The Glasgow Climate Pact

15.11.2021

COP26 has ended with an agreement, currently Decision -/CMA.3, which will more snappily be known as the Glasgow Climate Pact. Estelle Dehon, who attended the first week of COP26, considers

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NEWS: Public Law and Judicial Review, Planning and Environment, Inquests and Inquiries, Local Government

Net Zero and downstream emissions in Court of Appeal this week

15.11.2021

On 16-17 November 2021, the Court of Appeal will hear an appeal against the judgment of Holgate J in R (Finch) v Surrey County Council [2020] EWHC 3566 (Admin). The case

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Jennifer Oscroft appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

12.11.2021

We are delighted to announce that Jenny Oscroft has been appointed as a Fee-Paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber. The appointment took effect from

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NEWS: Planning and Environment

High Court considers judicial review of HS2 tunnel under the Chilterns

27.10.2021

Tomorrow, the High Court will consider whether a judicial review can be brought against the Environment Agency for granting consent for a tunnel under the Chilterns, which forms part of

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Cornerstone Barrister’s Chambers & Partners 2022 Rankings

25.10.2021

Cornerstone Barristers continues to be ranked as one of the leading sets at the Bar in this year's edition of Chambers & Partners 2022. We are delighted to be a ranked

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Cornerstone Barristers welcomes new associate tenant Professor David Kershaw

07.10.2021

We are thrilled to welcome Professor David Kershaw to Cornerstone Barristers. David joins us as an associate tenant specialising in Corporate Law. He is a qualified UK Solicitor and is

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NEWS: Court of Protection, Health and Social Care

Six months to go, seven key changes: Moving from the DoLS regime to Liberty Protection Safeguards in April 2022

07.10.2021

The Liberty Protection Safeguards scheme, which was introduced under Schedule 1 to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019, is, after some delay, expected to come into force in April 2022,

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Natasha Peter has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge on the South Eastern Circuit

06.10.2021

We are delighted to announce that Cornerstone Barrister's Natasha Peter has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge. Natasha will commence her sittings on the South Eastern Circuit in early 2022.

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