Lindsay Johnson, a specialist in public law whose experience spans multiple areas including local government, community care and the Court of Protection, has joined Cornerstone Barristers.
Johnson also specialises in housing and property, freedom of information and data protection, as well as equality law and discrimination.
Cornerstone Barristers said: “Since joining the Bar in 1997, Lindsay has developed an impressive practice with a diverse client base, including local authorities, public bodies as well as individuals.
“From his landmark homelessness cases in the Supreme Court, to his work on environmental protest cases, including in relation to challenges to the badger cull, and his work on data protection, Lindsay’s practice dovetails with several of Chambers’ practice areas.”
Johnson co-wrote the most recent version of Local Government Constitutional and Administrative Law and was a contributor for several years to Cross on Local Government and the loose-leaf Local Government Finance.
He regularly undertakes work for Advocate and is a qualified mediator.
Joint Heads of Chambers Philip Coppel QC and Tom Cosgrove QC said: "We are pleased to welcome Lindsay Johnson to Cornerstone Barristers. Our Public Law team is going from strength to strength and Lindsay’s extensive experience will help bolster Chambers’ offering."
Heads of the Public Law team at Cornerstone Barristers, Estelle Dehon QC and Andy Lane said: “Lindsay is a welcome addition to the Public Law team at Cornerstone Barristers. He brings a wealth of experience and ability, an exciting practice, and we look forward to working alongside him.”
Johnson said: “I am thrilled to be joining Cornerstone Barristers. I am looking forward to working alongside such a talented team and continuing my practice in public law.”