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Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S

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THE OUTER TEMPLE, 222 STRAND, LONDON, WC2R 1BA, ENGLAND
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Tim Nesbitt QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 6381
Email:
Outer Temple Chambers (Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S)

Position

Recognised as one of the leading juniors in regulatory law with particular emphasis and expertise on the regulation of the transport industry, in relation to which he is considered one of the foremost London juniors. Administrative and human rights law, also commercial law. Has appeared in many leading cases relating to the regulation of the road transport industry over the last five years, often involving significant changes to the approach of the regulator. Regular clients include many of the household names in transport, such as UPS, Lynx Express, Eddie Stobart, as well as local authorities and the Department of Transport. Recent reported cases include: FS Gibbs Transport Limited v Vehicle & Operator Services Agency [2007] RTR 17; CSG Transport Ltd v Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (Admin Ct – ‘Lawtel’, 14 March 2006); Re: Anglorom Trans UK and another (CA) [2005] RTR 74’; Muck It Ltd v Department of Transport (CA) ‘The Times’ 13 October 2005; John Mann International Transport Ltd v VOSA (Admin CT) [2005] RTR 8 (construction of EC directive); Loane Transport Ltd v SS of State for the Home Department [2004] EWCA Civ 1013 (CA ruling on approach to penalty assessment under immigration and Asylum Act 1999); Collier v Blount Petre Kramer [2004] Ch D, LTL 4 May 2004 (scope of abuse process doctrine); Collier v Blount Petre Kramer [2004] CA Civ Div, LTL 1 April 2004; R v North Leicester Ltd [2004] RTR 29; International Transport Roth v Home Office (CA) [2002] 3 WLR 344 (declaration of incompatibility with Art 6 and 1 of FP of ECHR against provisions of Immigration & Asylum Act 1999); VOSA v George Jenkins Transport (Admin Court) ‘The Times’ 5 May 2003; Fowler de Pledge v Smith (CA) ‘The Times’ 27 May 2003; Diane Collier v Michael Collier [2002] CA WLR EWCA 1095 (enforceability of illegal contracts).

Career

Called 1991, Middle Temple; formerly a member of Chambers of David Phillips QC at 199 Strands, which dissolved in 2006; member of Foreign Office Human Rights pro bono panel. Sometime monthly columnist on public law issues in ‘The Independent Lawyer’.

Member

Administrative Law Bar Association; PABA (Direct Professional Access Bar Association); Human rights Lawyers Association; Association of Disciplinary and Regulatory Lawyers; Justice.

Education

Durham University (BA Hons First Class); University of London (LLM specialising in International Human Rights Law).

Leisure

Cycling, cricket, yoga, theatre.


London Bar

Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – 2018 silks

Tim Nesbitt QC - Outer Temple ChambersWilling to do things out of the box, he is not stuffy in any way.

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