isurv authors - Edwards, Martin

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Martin Edwards
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Solicitor, Cornerstone Barristers
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Member of the editorial board for Planning and contributes to Open spaces and Planning neighbourhood planning in isurv Planning


Martin Edwards, BA (Hons), MA, FRSA, Legal Associate RTPI, Solicitor (1981) Called to the Bar (1995). Member of Cornerstone Barristers, 2-3 Gray’s Inn Square, London and a member of the Planning and Environmental Bar Association. He began as a solicitor in local government responsible for planning and environmental law and advocacy before moving into private practice, becoming a partner and head of planning and environmental law with an international law firm. In 1995 he transferred to the Bar.
Martin has gained considerable experience in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters involving all aspects of planning and environmental law, practice and procedure. He has direct experience of taking development projects through the planning process from conception to completion including providing strategic, legal and tactical advice, preparing and submitting planning applications and appeals and before the courts at all levels. His clients include local authorities, developers, landowners, third parties and investors. Martin is 'Highly recommended for public inquiries.' Legal 500 (2017)

Company biography

Cornerstone Barristers is a leading public law barristers chambers in which excellence is achieved across a range of practice areas. With more than fifty barristers and offices in London, Birmingham and Cardiff, we provide specialist legal advice and representation nationwide, in areas including administrative and public law, planning, property, housing, licensing, health and social care, commercial and regulatory law.