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2-3 GRAY'S INN SQUARE, LONDON, WC1R 5JH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7242 4986
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Fax 020 7405 1166
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316 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Birmingham, Cardiff, London
Cornerstone Barristers, David Lintott, London, ENGLAND

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David Lintott

Tel:
Work 020 7242 4986
Email:
Cornerstone Barristers (Cornerstone Barristers)

Work Department

Local government; planning; housing.

Position

David is a public law specialist working primarily in areas of local government, planning and housing. He represents local authorities and other public bodies, as well as private clients and residents' associations in inquiries and judicial review claims.

He has appeared in some of the most significant planning and housing cases in recent years and has related expertise in human rights and EU law.

He is a highly experienced and knowledgeable advocate with extensive experience of the Court of Appeal and High Court where he has successfully represented many local authorities, his recent cases include Panayiotou v Waltham Forest LBC [2018] 2 W.L.R. 1439; Eastwood v The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead [2016) EWCA Civ 437; Handley v Lake Jackson Solicitors [2016) EWCA Civ 465 [2016) 1 WLR 3138; Sanneh v SSWP [2015) EWCA Civ 49; London Borough of Enfield v Najim [2015] EWCA Civ 319; London Borough of Wandsworth v NJ [2013] EWCA Civ. 1373; Bubb v Wandsworth LBC [2011) EWCA Civ 1285.

Career

David was called to the Bar in 1996 at Gray's Inn, after completing a law degree at Cambridge University.

Member

Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA); Planning and Environment Bar Association (PEBA).

Education

Loughborough Grammar School; Cambridge University (BA Hons Law).

Leisure

Wildlife conservation (treasurer Slovak wildlife society), guitar, hiking.


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Social housing

Within: Social housing – Leading juniors

David Lintott - Cornerstone BarristersApproachable, friendly and vastly knowledgeable.

Within: Social housing

Cornerstone Barristers has ‘a roster of social housing specialists’ with particular expertise in representing local authorities and housing associations across all areas of housing law. Chambers boasts its ability to marry housing expertise with related practice areas, such as public law and human rights, and has built a particular reputation for landmark homelessness cases. Stand-out instructions this year included David Lintott acting for London Borough of Waltham Forest in a Court of Appeal decision concerning the proper interpretation of ‘more vulnerable than ordinarily vulnerable’ in the context of the 1996 Housing Act.

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