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Cornerstone Barristers, Robin Green, London, ENGLAND

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Robin Green

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Cornerstone Barristers (Cornerstone Barristers)

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Planning; environment; local government; public and administrative; property.


Robin specialises in planning and environment: local government law: public law and property. He regularly appears at inquiries and in the High Court on behalf of private clients and local authorities. Robin also appears in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) in property and compensation cases. Robin is frequently asked to advise on legal problems straddling his main practice areas, as well as on tactical and evidential issues. He takes a commercial and pragmatic approach to litigation. He was called to the Bar in 1992. LLB, University College London


Contributor to Cornerstone on the Planning Court and Cornerstone on Councillors' Conduct.

Principal contributor to the Housing title in the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Volume 18. Author of articles on local government land transactions, publicity and local government finance for Westlaw Insight. Contributor to Licensed Premises: Law, Practice and Policy, 2nd ed, chapter 31 (Planning and other strategies).


Called 1992, Inner Temple.


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


Eton College; University College, London (LLB (Hons)).

London Bar


Within: Leading Juniors

Robin Green - Cornerstone Barristers ‘ Expert at assisting councils with the full range of matters associated with gypsies. ’

Within: Planning

An 'established set with a full range of counsel on planning matters, including some good upcoming juniors', Cornerstone Barristers cover a mix of work across projects, with a large number of instructions coming from local authorities. Mark Lowe QC and Jack Parker represented Hertfordshire County Council in a called-in inquiry over a waste-to-energy plant proposal designed to turn the entire county's waste into 33.5MW of energy. Robin Green represented Welwyn Hatfield District Council in a challenge to its decision to approve the construction of a crematorium, brought by a competitor. In housing, Wayne Beglan, represented Waverley Council in a planning inquiry concerning an application to build 1,800 homes on the former site of RAF Dunsfold, better known as the Top Gear test track.

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