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Cornerstone Barristers

Living Wage Living Wage
2-3 GRAY'S INN SQUARE, LONDON, WC1R 5JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 4986
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 1166
DX:
316 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.cornerstonebarristers.com
Birmingham, Cardiff, London

Shomik Datta

Tel:
Work 020 7421 4986
Email:
Cornerstone Barristers (Cornerstone Barristers)

Work Department

Property; landlord and tenant; commercial disputes.

Position

Shomik is a property and commercial litigator with almost two decades of experience. A highly regarded practitioner, his client base includes large PLCs, property developers, local authorities, registered providers and high net-worth individuals. Examples of his recent cases include enforcement of a £15m restoration obligation relating to a mine, numerous disputes with former employees concerning restrictive covenants and confidentiality provisions, a right of light dispute concerning a development in Milton Keynes, and a successful application to modify a freehold restive covenant in order to permit a development in Cambridge.

Career

Called 2000 by Gray’s Inn. Formerly head of Property and Commercial Group at 42 Bedford Row. Joined Cornerstone in January 2013.

Languages

Functional Bengali.

Member

Property Bar Association (PBA); Social Housing Law Association (SHLA).

Education

Loughborough Grammar School; Magdalen College, Oxford (MA Jurisprudence); Inns of Court School of Law (BVC).

Leisure

Shomik often attempts to play, but is now more comfortable watching, cricket, football and a variety of more arcane sports. He has an avid interest in all forms of music, and is slave to two daughters.


London Bar

Property litigation and agriculture

Within: Property litigation – Leading juniors

Shomik Datta - Cornerstone BarristersHe has excellent attention to detail, great analytical skills and is very friendly.

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Social housing

Within: Social housing – Leading juniors

Shomik Datta - Cornerstone BarristersQuickly digests complex facts and provides clients with pragmatic advice.

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