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  1. IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading sets
  2. IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading silks
  3. IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – 2016 silks
  4. IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – 2017 silks
  5. IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading juniors
  6. Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading sets
  7. Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading silks
  8. Telecoms (regulatory) – 2016 silks
  9. Telecoms (regulatory) – 2017 silks
  10. Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading juniors
  11. Data protection – Leading sets
  12. Data protection – Leading silks
  13. Data protection – 2016 silks
  14. Data protection – Leading juniors

IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading sets

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading silks

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – 2016 silks

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – 2017 silks

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading juniors

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Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading sets

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Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading silks

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Telecoms (regulatory) – 2016 silks

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Telecoms (regulatory) – 2017 silks

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Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading juniors

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Data protection – Leading silks

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Data protection – 2016 silks

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Data protection – Leading juniors

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3 Verulam Buildings is β€˜a strong set with strength in depth, and members who are forensic, analytical and cerebral’, bringing their commercial experience to a wide range of IT disputes.

4 Pump Court is a β€˜very highly regarded’ set with β€˜great strength in depth’ and β€˜a particularly strong group of silks and senior juniors’, who are experienced in emerging technology and cyber risk matters. Recent work highlights include a solid mix of litigation, arbitration and advisory instructions.

5RB contains β€˜barristers who achieve outstanding results’ in data protection matters. Recent case highlights include Hooper v News Group Newspapers, Express Newspapers, Associated Newspapers and others, the Wm Morrison payroll information group litigation and LJT v Chief Constable of Bedfordshire.

8 New Square is β€˜a very well-respected set’ with β€˜great strength and depth’ and considerable experience in patent, trademark and copyright work across the telecoms sector.

11KBW is β€˜an excellent set’, which β€˜provides a very slick and efficient service’ and β€˜good commercial advice’ surrounding data protection law. Case highlights included the Wm Morrison payroll information group litigation, concerning a highly publicised data leak of employees’ personal details.

11 South Square β€˜stands out for its great strength in depth among silks and juniors’ and β€˜provides an excellent service’. Members have considerable experience in handling high-value intellectual property-related cases.

39 Essex Chambers is β€˜a very strong’ set with β€˜great barristers’, who β€˜provide a consistently good service’. Members are highly experienced in the field of data protection and cases involving the Freedom of Information Act.

Members at Atkin Chambers have β€˜intellectual strength in depth’ and experience in handling disputes concerning IT implementations; for example, a Β£500m case arising out of the computerisation of a medical records system.

Blackstone Chambers is β€˜a leading set’ in the telecoms regulatory field, with β€˜strength in depth in this area’ and a team of β€˜uniformly high-quality’ barristers. Multiple members are involved in R (EE) v Ofcom, the judicial review challenge to the annual licence fees imposed by Ofcom for the use of 1800 MHz and 900 MHz spectrum.

Devereux is an β€˜excellent’ set with β€˜good strength in depth’ in telecoms regulatory matters. The β€˜immensely experienced’ team provides β€˜an exceptional service to clients’.

Matrix Chambers houses β€˜top lawyers’ in the data protection and telecoms regulatory fields. Antony White QC and Hugh Tomlinson QC appeared against one another in CG v Facebook Ireland, a case in the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal concerning the publication of personal information on Facebook.

Monckton Chambers has β€˜some really excellent silks and juniors’, who have considerable experience in telecoms and data protection matters, and benefit from allied strengths in EU, competition and public law.

One Brick Court is β€˜an able, friendly and flexible set’, where members have notable experience in handling high-profile data protection cases. Google is a key client, for which members have handled multiple cases in this space.

With β€˜good strength across the board’, Three New Square is β€˜a top-class set for intellectual property litigation’, practice-specific expertise that members are able to deploy across a number of sectors, including technology.

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