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Cornerstone Barristers

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

Richard Ground QC

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

Work Department

Planning, compulsory purchase, local government, town and village greens, judicial review and environment.

Position

Richard appeared in recent large Planning Inquiries including.

  • Cribbs Causeway major called in inquiry into very substantial retail expansion. Four QCs appeared at Inquiry.
  • South Oxfordshire housing inquiry which involved a detailed housing land supply argument where Richard’s clients were successful.
  • Bramshill Mansion and Registered Park inquiry. This was substantial inquiry over 5 weeks involving 3 QCs into highly significant and complicated applications for very sensitive Grade I heritage assets where Richard appeared for Historic England.
  • Chiswick Curve. This was recovered jurisdiction inquiry into the tallest proposed building in West London at 32 storeys. This was a 4-week inquiry with very significant effects on large parts of West London.
  • R (oao Cotham school) v Bristol City Council [2018] EWHC 1022 (Admin) Richard’s clients successfully challenged decision to register village green.

Career

Called 1994, Inner Temple.

Member

Planning and Environment Bar Association (PEBA); Compulsory Purchase Association (CPA); National Infrastructure Planning Association (NIPA)

Education

St Paul’s School; St John’s College, Cambridge (1992 MA Cantab).

Leisure

Tennis, family.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading silks

Richard Ground QC - Cornerstone BarristersHe is an experienced advocate and inspires confidence in the team he leads.

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