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Cornerstone Barristers

Environment

1 ranked barristersBand 3London (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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Cornerstone Barristers is home to a number of environmental practitioners with extensive knowledge of renewable energy, Environmental Impact Assessments and habitats. Members regularly act for individuals, action groups and local councils. The barristers at Cornerstone have recently handled cases ranging from a challenge to a development of poultry buildings, to an application for the judicial review of a grant of permission to drill for oil in Surrey.

Client service:

"A friendly clerking service able to resolve issues very efficiently." Elliot Langdorf is the senior clerk.

Strengths:

Estelle Dehon
Well regarded for her recent involvement in fracking cases, in which she has represented NGOs and local residents. She is also frequently instructed in wind farm development disputes.
"She works extremely hard, thinks fast on her feet and is able to extract the essential facts and points from extremely complex and technical information to best convey legal points."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant in a challenge to planning permission granted for oil extraction at Horse Hill in Surrey.

Environment Department

Cornerstone Barristers

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Department location

2-3 Gray's Inn Square

Gray's Inn

London

Greater London

UK

WC1R 5JH

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Estelle Dehon
Band 2