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Birmingham, Cardiff, London

Ranjit Bhose QC

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

Work Department

Local government; public law; social housing; landlord and tenant; property; property related negligence; licensing; civil litigation; Court of Protection.

Career

Ranjit has a varied practice, with particular specialism in the following: local government; public law; social housing; landlord and tenant; property; property related negligence; licensing; civil litigation; Court of Protection. He has strong links with local authorities, major private sector landlords and developers, and registered providers.

In 2018 he has been successfully representing Uber in its appeal against the refusal of its London PHV licence; acting for Haringey at all stages of the multi-million pound public-private Haringey Development Vehicle LLP partnership, including successfully defeating a judicial review claim in R (Peters) v Haringey LBC  [2018] EWHC 192 (Admin); acting for a consortium of local authorities challenging the decision in Jones v LB Southwark on water re-selling.

Other recent cases include: Worthington v Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd (2018) (CA – harassment by housing associations); Re M (2018) (Court of Protection – alleged forced marriage); R. (Friends of Finsbury Park) v Haringey LBC (2017) (CA – hiring out of public parks, licencing); R (Muir) v Wandsworth BC (2017) (Admin – local authority powers and duties, parks); Fabric Nightclub (2016) (MC – licence revocation); Holley v Hillingdon LBC (2016) (CA – housing, human rights); Re: Pond House, Pond Place, London SW23 (2015) (UT – QLTAs and framework agreements); Sims v Dacorum DC (2014) (SC - housing and property, human rights); Evans v Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators (2014) (CA - easements over common land); Thompson v Oxford CC (2014) (CA - lap dancing); Superstrike v Rodriguez (2013) (CA - tenancy deposits); Bean Leisure v Leeds CC (2014) (Admin - lap dancing); Tachie v Welwyn Hatfield DC (2013) (Admin - public procurement, Teckal; contracting-out); Bristol CC Council v Digs (2014) (Admin - HMO licensing).

Called 1989 (Gray's Inn); Silk 2012.

Languages

German

Education

University College, Oxford (BA Hons).


London Bar

Licensing

Within: Licensing – Leading silks

Ranjit Bhose QC - Cornerstone BarristersBrings to bear his local government knowledge including Uber.

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Property litigation and agriculture

Within: Property litigation – Leading silks

Ranjit Bhose QC - Cornerstone BarristersHis trial preparation is masterful, he is one of the very top silks at the Bar.

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Social housing

Within: Social housing – Leading silks

Ranjit Bhose QC - Cornerstone BarristersHis drafting skills are impeccable and his advocacy is captivating.

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