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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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Fax 020 7822 7350
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www.blackstonechambers.com

James Eadie QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in public law, human rights/civil liberties and commercial and regulatory law. Appointed First Treasury Counsel in 2009. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Called 1984, Middle Temple; QC 2008.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersHe is a stand-out performer, especially on national security work.

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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

James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersRespected throughout the courts.

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Members of Blackstone Chambers are noted for their ability to ‘provide advice and advocacy in cases that develop the law where a strategic and innovative approach is needed’. Case highlights over the last 12 months include Nathalie Lieven QC representing the Equalities and Human Rights Commission in a challenge to the Home Secretary’s policy on the detention of asylum seekers who were victims of torture. Also, James Eadie QC intervened on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health in the high-profile Supreme Court hearing of the Charlie Gard case.

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EU law

Within: EU law – Leading silks

James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersThe government’s go-to counsel for major advice and litigation.

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Environment

Within: Environment – Leading silks

James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersRepresents the government in all its most challenging and complex environmental cases.

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: Data protection – Leading silks

James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersA well-regarded silk, who has represented the government in this area.

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Immigration (including business immigration)

Within: Immigration (including business immigration) – Leading silks

James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersVery good counsel for the government.

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Inquests and inquiries

Within: Inquests and inquiries – Leading silks

Sir James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersHe is extremely impressive.

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Public procurement

Within: Public procurement – Leading silks

James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersHe absolutely stands out for having more experience before the Supreme Court than anyone else.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: VAT – Leading silks

James Eadie QC - Blackstone ChambersHighly experienced in indirect tax matters.

Within: Tax: corporate and VAT

Blackstone Chambers has ‘an incredible depth of skill’ in relation to both corporate and indirect tax matters. Sam Grodzinski QC is instructed in numerous high-profile cases, most notably acting for Uber in Maugham v HMRC. Several members are also irregularly instructed by HMRC, including James Eadie QC, Gemma White QC and Simon Pritchard.

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