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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Paul Shadarevian QC

Cornerstone Barristers - London

Paul Shadarevian QC - Cornerstone Barristers
  • 2-3 Gray's Inn Square
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC1R 5JH

Profile submitted by Paul Shadarevian QC

Practice Areas

Planning, compulsory purchase and compensation, environmental, highways, public procurement, local government.

Professional Memberships

Planning and Environmental Bar Association, Compulsory Purchase Association.


Leading specialist in development plans (e.g. Thurrock, Watford, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Suffolk Coastal, Ipswich Core Strategies), LDO formulation and strategic and major project planning including DP World distribution centre for Thurrock (winning RTPI National award 2014) and Milton Park; major highway infrastructure (inc. widening of A13, Ely southern bypass, A13/A127 interchange, proposed Junction 7A, M11). Also specialises in major retail proposals for the public and private sector (e.g. Lakeside and various superstore appeals nationwide), major housing (e.g. North Chelmsford 3000 dwellings and major infrastructure, Adastral Park (SCDC) 2000 dwellings); CPO and compensation (e.g. Emirates Stadium, A130/A13 Interchange, Central Luton Transportation Scheme). Consistently appearing in professional guides to the legal profession as one of the leading planning barristers in the country; variously quoted as being 'top notch', 'a stylish but tough advocate', 'a lateral thinker and excellent team leader on major projects' and a barrister, 'whose direct and no nonsense approach has earned him the respect of his peers and clients alike' and 'whose cross examinations are always superb'.