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Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC

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11 KING'S BENCH WALK, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7EQ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7632 8500
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Fax 020 7583 9123
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368 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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James Cornwell

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

Position

James Cornwell is a barrister specialising in public, education, information and local government law. His public law practice sees him appear regularly in the Administrative Court in judicial reviews on a wide range of issues, principally for central government and a variety of public authorities, and in the Upper Tribunal on administrative appeals. He has also appeared in the Court of Appeal. His education practice has involved appearances in the Court of Appeal, High Court, county court and the FTT (SEND) (formerly SENDIST) on issues including disability discrimination, special educational needs, school exclusions and admissions, discrimination, negligence and breach of contract claims against private schools and higher education institutions. In his information law practice he appears regularly in the FTT (Information Rights) and Upper Tribunal on appeals under the Freedom of Information Act, often representing the Information Commissioner or public authorities, and also in data protection proceedings both in the Tribunal (enforcement and monetary penalty notice appeals) and county court. He is a member of the Attorney-General’s B Panel of Counsel.

Career

Qualified 2002; Middle Temple; contributor ‘Information Law Reports’ and former contributor ‘Tolley’s Employment Handbook’; ‘Local Government Law’.

Member

ELBA; ELA; ALBA.

Education

Prior Park College, Bath; University College, Oxford (1993 BA Hons Philosophy, Politics and Economics); University College, London (1995 MPhil Philosophy); Brasenose College, Oxford (2000 DPhil Philosophy); City University (2001 Diploma in Law); Inns of Court School of Law (2002 Bar Vocational Course).


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

James Cornwell - 11KBW ‘Meticulous preparation and excellent clarity of understanding of the law.’

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Education

Within: Education – Leading juniors

James Cornwell - 11KBW ‘He has a fantastic ability to get to the heart of the matter quickly and his written advice is superb.’

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: Data protection – Leading juniors

James Cornwell - 11KBW ‘He is tactically very astute and thoroughly prepared with well-constructed submissions delivered crisply and attractively.’

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Legal Developments by:
11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

  • Possession Proceedings 28 August 2012

    The lower courts continue to clarify the position following the decisions of the Supreme Court in Manchester City Council v Pinnock [2010] UKSC 45; [2011] 2 AC 104 and Hounslow London Borough Council v Powell [2011] UKSC 8; [2011] 2 AC 18 on the application of Article 8 ECHR to defend possession proceedings.
    - 11KBW

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