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Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC

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

Martin Chamberlain QC

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

Work Department

Public law.

Position

Barrister specialising in public law and human rights, EU and commercial/employment law.

Career

Called 1997; 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square 1997-2000; Brick Court Chambers 2000 to date; Junior Counsel to the Crown (C Panel 2001-04, B Panel 2004-08, A Panel 2008-2013); Special Advocate 2003-2016; QC 2013; Deputy High Court Judge 2016.

Languages

Reading and conversational French.

Member

Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association.

Education

Daniel Stewart’s and Melville College, Edinburgh; Oxford (1994 BA, Philosophy, Politics & Economics, First Class); City University, London (1995 Dip Law, Distinction); Oxford (1996 BCL, First Class); Inns of Court School of Law (1997 Bar Vocational Course, Outstanding); Eldon Law Scholar (1997); Queen Mother's Scholar (1995 and 1997).


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

Martin Chamberlain QC - Brick Court ChambersA tour de force; his strengths are many; his weaknesses are none.’

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government)

Brick Court Chambers has ‘the perfect approach to solicitor relationships’, and is ‘a set that you can turn to for any challenge, no matter how complex or novel’. Martin Chamberlain QC acted for the Scottish government in the Supreme Court hearing regarding the constitutionality of Westminster’s attempt to unilaterally trigger Article 50. Chambers is also involved in the plain-packaging tobacco challenge.

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Aviation

Within: Aviation – Leading silks

Martin Chamberlain QC - Brick Court ChambersHe makes technical legal arguments seem devastatingly clear and compelling.’

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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

Martin Chamberlain QC - Brick Court ChambersMeasured and pointed advocacy coupled with encyclopaedic legal knowledge.’

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EU law

Within: EU law – Leading silks

Martin Chamberlain QC - Brick Court ChambersHe commands the attention and respect of the bench.’

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