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Chambers of Peter Knox QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7415 7800
Fax:
Fax 020 7415 7811
DX:
212 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.3harecourt.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

At 3 Hare Court, the β€˜strength in depth and intellectual calibre of barristers is very impressive’. Rated for providing β€˜an extremely effective and efficient service’, the set is recommended for a range of civil law matters, such as commercial litigation, personal injury, public law and jurisdictional issues. Some say β€˜there is no set with better clerks’; β€˜they are extremely helpful, proactive and always able to provide quick and sensible cost budgets’. In particular, senior clerk James Donovan and first junior Toby Eales β€˜do everything they can to help their instructing solicitors’. Furthermore, β€˜they are very knowledgeable about the strengths and weaknesses of their barristers and will not seek to persuade you to instruct someone who may not be right for the job’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

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

James Guthrie QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜His ability to get to the point quickly is invaluable.’

Ranked: tier 4
Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading juniors

Rowan Pennington-Benton - 3 Hare Court β€˜Bright, enthusiastic and committed; a star in the making.’

Ranked: tier 4

Tom Poole - 3 Hare Court β€˜Very good at what he does.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Aviation
Aviation – Leading juniors

Katherine Deal - 3 Hare Court β€˜She gives clear advice that is easy to understand, and grasps the issues with both hands.’

Ranked: tier 3

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

James Guthrie QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜Adept at swiftly grasping complicated factual and legal matters.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Peter Knox QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜Excellent on his feet and superb with clients.’

Ranked: tier 5

Simon Davenport QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜A strong, fearless and brilliant advocate, who exudes a calm reassurance.’

Ranked: tier 6
Commercial litigation – 2016 silks

Aidan Casey QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜Easy to work with, thorough and a very good advocate.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Construction
Construction – 2017 silks

William Godwin QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜An expert on FIDIC contracts and related arbitration.’

Ranked: tier 1
Construction – Leading juniors

Paul Letman - 3 Hare Court β€˜Extremely intelligent, client-focused and affable.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Tom Poole - 3 Hare Court β€˜He is highly recommended.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Fraud: civil
Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Simon Davenport QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜A definite leader of choice, fast to respond and very decisive in his opinions.’

Ranked: tier 3
Fraud: civil – 2016 silks

Aidan Casey QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜He is a master of detail, excellent with clients and has a thorough grasp of the law.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Immigration (including business immigration)
Immigration (including business immigration) – Leading juniors

Tom Poole - 3 Hare Court β€˜He has a reputation for being realistic and straightforward.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Insolvency
Insolvency – Leading silks

Simon Davenport QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜He is loved by clients for his commitment to their cause and the ease with which he is able to relate to them.’

Ranked: tier 4
Insolvency – Leading juniors

Clara Johnson - 3 Hare Court β€˜She takes a commercial and practical approach to litigation.’

Ranked: tier 5

Daniel Lewis - 3 Hare Court β€˜He knows his stuff and is a pleasure to work with.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud
Personal injury – Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

3 Hare Court

3 Hare Court houses β€˜approachable, straight-talking barristers, who give excellent service’ and are β€˜regularly instructed in the leading cases’. The β€˜breadth of knowledge’ spans catastrophic injury claims, fatal accident cases and travel matters.

Personal injury – Leading silks

Howard Stevens QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜He is first-rate and excels at what he does.’

Ranked: tier 3
Personal injury – Leading juniors

Katherine Deal - 3 Hare Court β€˜She has exemplary technical skills and unsurpassed knowledge of cross-border litigation.’

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Young - 3 Hare Court β€˜He is extremely good at finding the best strategy for a case.’

Ranked: tier 4

Asela Wijeyaratne - 3 Hare Court β€˜He is extremely approachable and is efficient at turning work around.’

Ranked: tier 5

Dan Saxby - 3 Hare Court β€˜An excellent advocate.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Professional negligence
Professional negligence – Leading juniors

Andrew Young - 3 Hare Court β€˜He shows good preparation and is great with clients.’

Ranked: tier 5

Sebastian Neville-Clarke - 3 Hare Court β€˜He has an ability to tackle particularly complex cases with the greatest of ease and is always a pleasure to deal with.’

Ranked: tier 5

Helen Pugh - 3 Hare Court β€˜She shows a real grasp of the issues.’

Ranked: tier 6

Sara Ibrahim - 3 Hare Court β€˜She approaches matters from a pragmatic perspective and assists in achieving a swift settlement wherever possible.’

Ranked: tier 6

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Paul Letman - 3 Hare Court β€˜Immensely knowledgeable and experienced in residential landlord and tenant work.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Set overviews: England and Wales

At 3 Hare Court, the β€˜strength in depth and intellectual calibre of barristers is very impressive’. Rated for providing β€˜an extremely effective and efficient service’, the set is recommended for a range of civil law matters, such as commercial litigation, personal injury, public law and jurisdictional issues. Some say β€˜there is no set with better clerks’; β€˜they are extremely helpful, proactive and always able to provide quick and sensible cost budgets’. In particular, senior clerk James Donovan and first junior Toby Eales β€˜do everything they can to help their instructing solicitors’. Furthermore, β€˜they are very knowledgeable about the strengths and weaknesses of their barristers and will not seek to persuade you to instruct someone who may not be right for the job’. Offices in: London

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Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)
Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

3 Hare Court

3 Hare Court is β€˜one of the top sets for travel law’ with β€˜strength and depth in this area’ and a roster of β€˜exceptional’ barristers. Various members of chambers are involved in the inquests into the deaths of British nationals in killed Tunisia as a result of the terrorist attacks. The set’s travel law expertise is closely linked to its personal injury practice.

Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading silks

Howard Stevens QC - 3 Hare Court β€˜He handles judges superbly and has a keen eye for detail.’

Ranked: tier 1
Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading juniors

Katherine Deal - 3 Hare Court β€˜The doyenne of travel law and aviation claims.’

Ranked: tier 1

Andrew Young - 3 Hare Court β€˜An experienced practitioner with vast knowledge.’

Ranked: tier 2

Dan Saxby - 3 Hare Court β€˜He is an unassuming advocate, who thinks creatively and outside the box.’

Ranked: tier 2

Asela Wijeyaratne - 3 Hare Court β€˜A class act, who will be one of the stellar practitioners of the future.’

Ranked: tier 3

Helen Pugh - 3 Hare Court β€˜Well known for her attention to detail and efficient turnaround.’

Ranked: tier 3

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