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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Richard Ground QC

Cornerstone Barristers - London

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

Profile submitted by Richard Ground QC

Practice Areas

Specialises in planning, compulsory purchase, local government, town and village greens, judicial review and environment. He has extensive experience in particular in major planning inquiries, village green inquiries and high court challenges. He was consistently voted one of the top 3 rated planning juniors in Planning. He has worked recently for Berwin Leighton Paisner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Legal & General, Dentons and numerous Councils.

Professional Memberships

On committee of Planning and Environment Bar Association. Member of NIPA and Compulsory Purchase Association.


Called 1994. MA(Cantab). QC 2016


Significant contributor to Burnett-­Hall on Environmental Law (3rd Edition).


Married with two children living in London.