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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
Tel:
Work 020 7583 1770
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 7350
Email:
Web:
www.blackstonechambers.com

Ian Mill 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; media and entertainment law; sports law; intellectual property. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1981; Middle Temple; QC 1999; joint head of Chambers 2004-2012.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Ian Mill QC - Blackstone ChambersVery responsive and gives sensible advice.

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Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Ian Mill QC - Blackstone ChambersVery sure and clear in his advice, and a very good advocate.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property – Leading silks

Ian Mill QC - Blackstone ChambersHe is utterly dependable and deeply impressive on his feet.

Within: Intellectual property

Blackstone Chambers is predominantly noted for its strength in copyright and other soft IP matters in the media and entertainment sector. In the matter of Sony ATV v Le Bon & others – which concerned jurisdictional issues relating to the reversion of copyright in the UK, compared US law – Ian Mill QC and Andrew Scott both advised Sony, with Michael Bloch QC instructed by the defendants at first instance. Members have also handled patent litigation relating in the pharmaceuticals and technology industries.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Ian Mill QC - Blackstone ChambersExperienced, authoritative and as persuasive as ever.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading silks

Ian Mill QC - Blackstone ChambersAn industry giant and outstanding leader in the field.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Ian Mill QC - Blackstone ChambersHe gives absolute clarity of advice.

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Sport

Within: Sport – Leading silks

Ian Mill QC - Blackstone ChambersDiligent and creatively minded – a forceful advocate and a very impressive cross-examiner.

Within: Sport

Generally regarded as ‘the strongest chambers for sports work’, Blackstone Chambers has ‘real strength in depth at the QC and junior levels’; it provides ‘truly stellar all-round service’, and ‘its clerks are a cut above’. Its superb regulatory capabilities are bolstered by longstanding expertise in IP and commercial disputes: Ian Mill QC acted for the FA Premier League in a case against Sky and others to prevent access to illegal streams of Premier League footage. The highly regarded, football-dedicated Nick De Marco QC took silk in 2018.

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