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Cornerstone Barristers, Ryan Kohli, London, ENGLAND

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Ryan Kohli

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2986
Email:
Cornerstone Barristers (Cornerstone Barristers)

Work Department

Administrative and public law; planning; social housing.

Position

Administrative and public law: Ryan has extensive experience representing government departments and local authorities in public law proceedings including a leading case on the meaning of “clearly unfounded” in the asylum context. Examples include R (on the application of FR Albania) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 605.

Landlord and tenant (including social housing): Ryan has been involved in significant cases in the social housing sphere on the application of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and s. 15 of the Equality Act 2010. Examples include Paragon Asra Housing Limited v Neville [2018] EWCA Civ 1712; Hackney LBC v Haque [2017] EWCA Civ 4 and Thurrock Borough Council v West [2012] EWCA Civ 1435.

Planning: He regularly represents clients in significant planning cases including those concerning air quality and the interpretation of the General Permitted Development Order. Recent examples include R (on the application of Shirley) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2017] EWHC 2306 (Admin) and Arnold v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2017] EWCA Civ 231.

Career

He was called to the Bar in 2006 (Inner Temple) having achieved the grade of 'Outstanding' in the Bar Vocational Course (BPTC). He has developed a successful practice at the Bar and was appointed to the Attorney General's Panel of Counsel (C Panel) from 2012 until 2017 and to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel (B Panel) from 2017. He represents and advises both public and private sector clients in a range of public law proceedings and regularly appears in the High Court and Court of Appeal.

Languages

English, French (intermediate).

Member

Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA); Social Housing Lawyers Association (SHLA).

Education

The Glasgow Academy; University of Oxford, St Edmund Hall (2002-05 BA (Hons) Jurisprudence); College of Law (2005-06 Bar Vocational Course).

Leisure

Theatre, cinema, good restaurants, going to the gym, walking in the countryside, spending time with family, member of Savile Club.


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