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Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC

Living Wage
BLACKSTONE HOUSE, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 1770
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 7350
Email:
Web:
www.blackstonechambers.com

Andrew Hunter QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial law (including insurance/reinsurance; financial services; civil fraud; arbitration and entertainment/sports); public law. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1993, Middle Temple; QC 2012.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Silks

Andrew Hunter QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ Exceptionally bright, he has a laser-focused mind. ’

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Commercial litigation

Within: Leading Silks

Andrew Hunter QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ He prepares meticulously and his attention to detail is legendary. ’

Within: Commercial litigation

Blackstone Chambers is praised for its 'strong expertise across a range of areas', with 'some genuine heavyweight advocates at the more senior end, together with really impressive juniors who will no doubt be stars of the future'. Clients add that the set's 'commitment to pro-bono work is also very impressive', while it also stands out for its combination of expertise in public and civil law. Major recent instructions included Reignwood and Ors v Ni and Ors, where Anthony Peto QC represented Reignwood as part of a team of four members, including Daniel Burgess. Seven members were also involved on the Ingenious Litigation, including Robert Anderson QC and Andrew Hunter QC. Pushpinder Saini QC will join the Queen’s Bench Division on 1 October 2019.

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Financial services regulation

Within: Leading Silks

Andrew Hunter QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ Very much on our A-list of counsel. ’

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Fraud: civil

Within: Leading Silks

Andrew Hunter QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ Brilliant on injunctive relief and asset-tracing. ’

Within: Fraud: civil

Blackstone Chambers is 'a great set for fraud work' with a 'good number of counsel with experience, knowledge and understanding', according to solicitors. Members regularly work together, or opposite one another; two silks and three juniors acted on PCP Capital Partners LLP and Anor v Barclays Bank Plc, including Tom Weisselberg QC, Robert Weekes and Shane Sibbel. Sabbagh v Khoury was another highlight instruction, with Anthony Peto QC and Andrew Hunter QC appearing on opposite sides of the dispute.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: Leading Silks

Andrew Hunter QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ An outstanding cross-examiner and it was an education to watch him in action. ’

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment - Leading Silks

Andrew Hunter QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ He offers clarity of thought, good arguments and presentation. ’

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Sport

Within: Leading Silks

Andrew Hunter QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ Exceptional: he always adds value. ’

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