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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Jack Parker

Cornerstone Barristers - London

Jack Parker - Cornerstone Barristers
  • 2-3 Gray's Inn Square
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC1R 5JH

Profile submitted by Jack Parker

Practice Areas

Administrative and public law, planning and environment and property law

Professional Memberships



Jack is an administrative and public law barrister with a focus on planning and with expertise in property, commercial and local authority governance and services. Jack appears regularly at planning inquiries and in the High Court in judicial review, statutory appeal and injunctive proceedings. Jack is appointed to the Attorney General's 'C' Panel. His work spans the full range of sectors. Recent instructions have raised issues of green belt, housing supply, affordable housing and the disclosure of viability assessments, EIA, the GPDO, waste, energy and infrastructure. Recent cases Jack has been involved with include: Red Funnel Ferry at East Cowes: Inquiry into redevelopment of ferry terminal; R(Wet Finishing Works) v Taunton and Deane BC [2017] EWHC 1837: Duty to consult on s106 Agreements Oakley v South Cambridgeshire DC [2017] EWCA Civ 71: scope of common law duty to give reasons for the grant of planning permission; RLT Built Environment v Cornwall Council [2016] EWHC 2817: Second homes restrictions in St Ives; Land at Roseacre Wood: Inquiry into fracking in Lancashire.


Jack is a contributor to “Cornerstone on the Planning Court”