Specialist property and planning set Landmark Chambers has today announced the arrival of Rupert Cohen as a member of their property team.
Rupert, who was called to the bar in 2011 and formerly practised at Hardwicke Chambers, has a property, costs and commercial chancery practice. In addition, he is an ADR Accredited Mediator and a member of a specialist costs mediation panel.He was appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel in 2017 and is ranked by both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 for costs, where he is described as, “an exceptional barrister with abilities that far surpass his year of call”.
Commenting on the appointment, head of the Landmark property team, David Holland QC, said, “I am extremely pleased that Rupert Cohen has joined us. He will reinforce the existing strength of our property team and add to Landmark’s well-known costs expertise. Along with the recent recruitment of Zia Bhaloo QC, this is another indication our commitment to grow these areas of practice”.
Paul Newhall, Chief Executive, added, “recruiting Rupert is another important step in strengthening further Landmark’s award-winning property team – we’re delighted to welcome him to Chambers.”
Rupert’s arrival at Landmark comes shortly after Zia Bhaloo QC’s appointment from Enterprise Chambers, as well as the recruitment of Senior Practice Manager, Mark Ball, from Falcon Chambers.
With 91 barristers, including 33 QCs, Landmark Chambers is ranked as a leading set by the top legal directories in its four main practice areas. Working throughout the UK, Europe and internationally, Landmark Chambers is renowned for its unique expertise in the overlap between planning, property, public and environmental law.