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Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC

7-8 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3LD, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7379 3550
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Fax 020 7379 3558
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302 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.brickcourt.co.uk

Lord David Anderson  of  Ipswich  KBE QC

Tel:
Work 020 7379 3550
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Brick Court Chambers (Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC)

Position

QC specialising in EU law, public law, human rights; has appeared in over 130 cases in the European Court of Justice and 150 cases before the European Court of Human Rights; appears also in the full range of English courts and tribunals, with particular emphasis on commercial judicial review, human rights, international law and all aspects of EU law; recent cases include: JTI v Dept of Health (tobacco packaging, pending), Gaunt v Ofcom (freedom of speech, CA and pendingin ECtHR), Hoffmann LaRoche v MHRA (High Court and CA, 2014-15), AbbVie v EMA (disclosure of clinical studies, CJEU 2014), R(British Aggregates) v HMRC (state aids, CA 2013), R (William Hill) v Levy Board (CA, 2013), L’Oréal v eBay (trade marks, CJEU 2012), UEFA v Commission (football broadcasting, GC and CJEU 2011-2013), Kadi v Council (sanctions and international law, 2008-2011), R (Gaunt) v Ofcom (freedom of speech, 2010), Demopoulos v Cyprus (right to property, ECtHR 2010). Currently practicing part-time since appointment as part-time independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, 2011 and Judge of the Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey, 2015.

Career

Called 1985, Middle Temple; Covington & Burling, Washington DC 1985-86; Cabinet of Lord Cockfield, EC Commission 1987-88; Brick Court Chambers 1988 to date; junior counsel to the Crown, common law 1995-99; Visiting Professor Kings College, London since 1999; QC 1999; Recorder 2004-2013; LCIA arbitrator; general editor, OUP EU Law series; editorial board, European Human Rights Law Review; author, ‘References to the European Court’ (Sweet & Maxwell) 2nd edition 2002 and many legal articles including ‘The independent review of terrorism law’, Public Law July 2014. Named in the Times 100 most influential UK lawyers (2012) and Chambers & Partners top 100 QCs (2013) and as the Chambers & Partners star-rated QC in EU law for each of the past five years.

Languages

French.

Member

Bar European Group; Administrative Law Bar Asssociation; Human Rights Lawyers’ Association; British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Royal Institute of International Affairs.

Education

New College, Oxford; Downing College, Cambridge.

Leisure

Cycling, kayaking, mountains, history.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading silks

David Anderson QC - Brick Court ChambersA very good advocate.

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Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) – Leading silks

David Anderson QC - Brick Court ChambersHugely experienced and charming.

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EU law

Within: EU law – Leading silks

David Anderson QC - Brick Court ChambersThe top barrister for EU law.

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