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Cornerstone Barristers

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2-3 GRAY'S INN SQUARE, LONDON, WC1R 5JH, ENGLAND
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Birmingham, Cardiff, London

Kelvin Rutledge QC

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Work 020 7242 4980
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Cornerstone Barristers (Cornerstone Barristers)

Position

Public law; local government; housing; community care.

Career

Local Government specialist with expertise in a wide range of areas including social housing, adult community care services, children's services, governance, powers and duties of local authorities, land acquisition/disposal, finance, elections and some planning.

Kelvin appears mostly in judicial review/appeal cases but also inquests. Has related expertise in human rights, discrimination and EU law. Is also a highly experienced and knowledgeable property lawyer. Has appeared in some of the most significant community care and housing cases in the last decade.

He has extensive advocacy experience including UK Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice.

Notable cases include: Slough v M (residential care, definition of care and attention); McDonald v RB Kensington and Chelsea (care assessments, resources, human rights and equality duties); Powell v Hounslow LBC (possession claims and human rights); Hotak v Southwark (definition of priority need); Maries v Merton LBC (local authority land development); Haque v Hackney LBC (homelessness and public sector equality duty); Menon v Herefordshire (misfeasance in public office); Gullu v Hillingdon LBC (social housing allocations); Summers v Richmond LBC (public space protection orders}, and Pinto v Merton LBC  (interpretation of a planning permission).

Kelvin was called to the Bar in 1989 (Middle Temple); Silk 2013; Visiting Fellow University of Essex.

Member

Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA).

Education

University of Essex (LLB Hons); University of London (LLM).


London Bar

Court of Protection and community care

Within: Court of Protection and community care – Leading silks

Kelvin Rutlegde QC - Cornerstone BarristersHe is forensic in his legal approach, yet makes it seem so simple.

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Social housing

Within: Social housing – Leading silks

Kelvin Rutledge QC - Cornerstone BarristersGenerous with his time and encyclopaedic in his knowledge of housing law through the ages.

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