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Birmingham, Cardiff, London
Cornerstone Barristers, Catherine Rowlands, London, ENGLAND

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Catherine Rowlands

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

Work Department

Administrative and public law; social housing; Court of Protection.

Career

Catherine is a public law specialist with special expertise in housing and related issues. She represents local authorities in particular, dealing with complex cases relating to homelessness and allocations, children in need, possession claims and judicial review of decisions of local authorities.

She is on the Attorney General's Panel of Advocates (B Panel) and represents the Government in public law cases. Her recent cases have including ground-breaking appeals to the Supreme Court on the question of vulnerability in the context of homelessness, and subsequent County Court appeals on the application of that caselaw; claims for assistance by applicants with no recourse to public funds; age assessments; claims to succeed to tenancies; public law defences to possession claims; challenges to the effectiveness of Notices to Quit.

Catherine appears in the Court of Protection and advises on ordinary residence disputes between local authorities. Her reported cases include the leading authorities on successions, human rights and joint tenancies, and costs in judicial review cases. 

She was called to the Bar in 1992 (Gray's Inn). Recorder. 

Languages

French, German.

Member

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

Education

Stocksbridge School; King’s College London; Université de Paris I (1991 LLB (Hons) 2(1), Maitrise en droit privé, mention bien).

Leisure

Walking, travel.


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Social housing

Within: Social housing – Leading juniors

Catherine Rowlands - Cornerstone BarristersImpressive command of homelessness cases.

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