The Legal 500

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

In addition to being well known for personal injury, employment, public law and commercial matters, 3 Hare Court is also ‘a leading set on travel litigation, jurisdictional and applicable law issues, and cross-border claims’. The set’s breadth of knowledge ‘means you would not need to go elsewhere for advice’. ‘The barristers always satisfy their clients, whatever the results’, and are ‘well supported by very competent and efficient administrative staff’; ‘every single one of their clerks is professional, approachable, helpful and friendly’. ‘Charming’ senior clerk James Donovan and first junior Toby Eales are ‘outstanding at what they do’; ‘they know their barristers inside out and always know who will be best for a case’. Offices in: London

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

James Guthrie QC - 3 Hare CourtHis knowledge is encyclopaedic and he turns work round incredibly quickly.’

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

Tom Poole - 3 Hare CourtA very effective advocate in substantive judicial reviews.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Aviation
Aviation – Leading juniors

Katherine Deal - 3 Hare CourtShe provides impeccable client care.’

Ranked: tier 4

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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 CourtTop drawer and an utter gentleman.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Peter Knox QC - 3 Hare CourtVery clever, resourceful and charming, and excellent at cross-examination.

Ranked: tier 6

Simon Davenport QC - 3 Hare CourtA first-rate silk for complicated, “do-your-head-in” problems.

Ranked: tier 6
Commercial litigation – New silks

Aidan Casey QC - 3 Hare CourtTremendous – he has the detail at his fingertips.

Ranked: tier 1

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Construction
Construction – Leading juniors

Paul Letman - 3 Hare CourtAn impressive combination of technical excellence, experience and commercial thinking.’

Ranked: tier 2

William Godwin - 3 Hare CourtHe has particular expertise in international engineering contracts.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Tom Poole - 3 Hare CourtA very high-quality junior.

Ranked: tier 4

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Fraud: civil
Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Simon Davenport QC - 3 Hare CourtA fearless advocate – there is no better civil fraud silk to have on your side.

Ranked: tier 3
Fraud: civil – New silks

Aidan Casey QC - 3 Hare CourtHis willingness to get stuck in makes working with him a real pleasure.

Ranked: tier 1

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

Tom Poole - 3 Hare CourtHe represents the government in a range of challenging cases.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Insolvency
Insolvency – Leading silks

Simon Davenport QC - 3 Hare CourtHe provides exemplary client-handling skills and straight-talking advice.’

Ranked: tier 4
Insolvency – Leading juniors

Clara Johnson - 3 Hare CourtAn excellent, incisive and hardworking junior with a gift for unravelling difficult legal problems.’

Ranked: tier 5

Daniel Lewis - 3 Hare CourtHe is excellent with clients, and inspires confidence with his clear legal analysis and advice.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Personal injury
Personal injury – Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

3 Hare Court

3 Hare Court is ‘an excellent personal injury set’, which has expertise in industrial disease cases, particularly asbestos claims, and travel litigation.

Personal injury – Leading silks

Howard Stevens QC - 3 Hare CourtA great negotiator and master tactician with real steel.

Ranked: tier 3
Personal injury – Leading juniors

Katherine Deal - 3 Hare CourtHer expertise in the field of jurisdiction and choice of law issues in international personal injury cases is second to none.

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Young - 3 Hare CourtVery thorough and extremely hardworking.

Ranked: tier 4

Asela Wijeyaratne - 3 Hare CourtHe is a skilled and measured advocate.

Ranked: tier 5

Dan Saxby - 3 Hare CourtHe outshines many of his peers.

Ranked: tier 5

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Professional negligence
Professional negligence – Leading juniors

Andrew Young - 3 Hare CourtA tenacious advocate with a strong grasp of the legal issues.’

Ranked: tier 5

Helen Pugh - 3 Hare CourtShe has an excellent grasp of the issues.’

Ranked: tier 6

Sara Ibrahim - 3 Hare CourtHighly professional.’

Ranked: tier 6

Sebastian Neville-Clarke - 3 Hare CourtA well-prepared and able advocate, who puts forward persuasive arguments.’

Ranked: tier 6

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Property litigation
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Paul Letman - 3 Hare CourtExceptional; his strengths lie in his attention to detail and enormous amount of experience.

Ranked: tier 2

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Set overviews: England and Wales

In addition to being well known for personal injury, employment, public law and commercial matters, 3 Hare Court is also ‘a leading set on travel litigation, jurisdictional and applicable law issues, and cross-border claims’. The set’s breadth of knowledge ‘means you would not need to go elsewhere for advice’. ‘The barristers always satisfy their clients, whatever the results’, and are ‘well supported by very competent and efficient administrative staff’; ‘every single one of their clerks is professional, approachable, helpful and friendly’. ‘Charming’ senior clerk James Donovan and first junior Toby Eales are ‘outstanding at what they do’; ‘they know their barristers inside out and always know who will be best for a case’. Offices in: London

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