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Birmingham, Cardiff, London
Cornerstone Barristers, Jack Parker, London, ENGLAND

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Jack Parker

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

Work Department

Administrative and public Law; planning and environment and property law.

Career

Jack specialises in administrative and public, planning and environment and property law and has expertise in a range of related areas including commercial, local authority governance and services, licensing and housing.

Jack appears regularly in the High Court and at planning inquiries on behalf of private parties, local authorities and the Secretary of State (having been appointed to the AG’s 'C' Panel) and has been involved in a number of significant planning/public law cases in the Court of Appeal.

Recent cases includes: Benson v SSCLG [2018] EWHC 2354 (Admin) (Fairness in inquiry procedure); Euro Garages Ltd v SSCLG [2018] EWHC 1753 (Admin) (Green Belt); Cheshire East v SSCLG [2018] EWHC 1524 (Admin) (Neighbourhood Plans); Bohm v SSCLG [2017] EWHC 3217 (Admin) (heritage assets); R(Wet Finishing Works Ltd) v Taunton and Deane BC [2017] EWHC 1837 (Admin) (consultation requirements in respect of s.106 agreements); Oakley v South Cambridgeshire DC [2017] EWCA Civ 71 (Admin) (scope of common law duty to give reasons for the grant of planning permission); RLT Built Environment Ltd v Cornwall Council [2016] EWHC 2817 (Admin) (challenge to second homes restrictions in St Ives Neighbourhood Plan, with Mark Lowe QC). 

Jack is a contributor to Cornerstone on the Planning Court.

Called in 2011.

Member

Planning and Environment Bar Association (PEBA).


London Bar

Planning

Within: Planning – Leading juniors

Jack Parker - Cornerstone BarristersPassionate, and exceptionally bright, he always made time to discuss matters.

Within: Planning

Cornerstone Barristers is ‘a solid, friendly and efficient chambers’, which has undergone impressive expansion of late. Lisa Busch QC joined from Landmark Chambers in January 2018, while Emmaline Lambert and Edward Grant arrived from Six Pump Court. Recent case highlights include Ashley Bowes acting in the Supreme Court case of Suffolk Coastal District Council v Hopkins Homes Ltd, and in Preston New Road Action Group & Frackman v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, the first Court of Appeal challenge concerning the secretary of state’s decision to grant planning permission for fracking projects. In addition, Jack Parker acted in Oakley v South Cambridgeshire District Council, a significant case for planning committee decision making.

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