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Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC

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BLACKSTONE HOUSE, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BW, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7583 1770
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Kieron Beal QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 1770
Email:
Blackstone Chambers (Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC)

Position

All areas of commercial and civil work, especially European law, competition law, judicial review and human rights, VAT, customs and excise duties. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1995, Inner Temple; QC 2012.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

Kieron Beal QC - Blackstone ChambersHe has the ability to articulate a complex point with absolute clarity.

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Competition

Within: Competition – Leading silks

Kieron Beal QC - Blackstone ChambersHugely knowledgeable, very approachable and gets to the point straightaway.

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EU law

Within: EU law – Leading silks

Kieron Beal QC - Blackstone ChambersHighly recommended for his strong oral advocacy, he is very approachable and not afraid to roll up his sleeves and get stuck in.

Within: EU law

Blackstone Chambers services a wide range of EU law issues, ranging from customs questions to EU charter rights and state liability claims. Recent case highlights include R (Uber) v Transport for London where, using free movement and non-discrimination arguments, Thomas de la Mare QC and Hanif Mussa secured a short-term reprieve for Uber, following TfL’s earlier refusal to renew the ride-sharing company’s operating licence in September 2017. Nathalie Lieven QC and Ravi Mehta acted for the successful claimant in R (ClientEarth (No 3)) which found the government’s air quality plan unlawful under the EU’s Air Quality Directive. And Kieron Beal QC secured a reference to the CJEU for an NGO claiming EU legislation fails to recognise the independent status of Western Sahara; Brian Kennelly QC and Paul Luckhurst appeared for respondents HMRC and Defra in the hearing.

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading silks

Kieron Beal QC - Blackstone ChambersHe is hugely knowledgeable, very approachable and gets to the point straightaway.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: VAT – Leading silks

Kieron Beal QC - Blackstone ChambersStrong oral advocate.

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