Chiara Cordone

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Chiara began her pupillage at 39 Essex Chambers in September 2021, she commenced her second-six in March 2022 and accepts instructions across all chambers practice areas.

Civil Liability

During pupillage, Chiara gained experience of drafting statements of case, schedules, advices and legal research on a variety of matters including:

  • Conducting research for Judith Ayling QC on the Illegality defence in tort and the Human Rights Act;
  • Drafting pleadings and schedules/counter-schedules of loss in personal injury, fatal accidents and clinical negligence matters;
  • Advising on liability, PSLA and quantum in personal injury and clinical negligence matters;
  • Drafting advices for court approval of settlements.

Planning and Environment

During pupillage, Chiara was involved in a variety of planning and environmental law matters including:

  • Resisting a series of judicial reviews to a major housing development;
  • Assisting on defences to criminal charges brought in relation to enforcement notices;
  • Advising homeowners on whether developments made to their property were lawful;
  • Advising commercial real estate owners as to the continuing viability of their planning permission for major development works.
  • Advising landowners on the removal of planning restrictions on their land following disputes as to proper title.
  • Preparing Statements of Facts and Grounds in judicial reviews of planning decisions which were alleged to be detrimental to the environment.

Chiara's Practice Areas

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