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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

Lord David Pannick QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in public law, human rights, broadcasting and media law, and sports law. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1980; Gray’s Inn; QC 1992; made Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords, 2008; remains in full-time practice at the Bar.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

Lord Pannick QC - Blackstone ChambersHe is the best – top notch.

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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

Lord Pannick QC - Blackstone ChambersHas great strategic judgement.

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Competition

Within: Competition – Leading silks

Lord Pannick QC - Blackstone ChambersSuperb advocate with fantastic judgement.

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EU law

Within: EU law – Leading silks

Lord Pannick QC - Blackstone ChambersA superb advocate with fantastic judgement.

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Immigration (including business immigration)

Within: Immigration (including business immigration)

Blackstone Chambers is ‘where you go when you want to tool up and fight a big case’. Jason Pobjoy acted pro bono for two interveners, Bail for Immigration Detainees and Medical Justice, in the Supreme Court case that considered the legality of immigration detentions. Lord Pannick QC’s heavyweight cases include acting for the Hong Kong Secretary for Justice regarding the state’s duties to prevent trafficking and the forced labour of immigrants.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading silks

Lord Pannick QC - Blackstone ChambersHe has experience handling phone hacking and invasion of privacy matters for media sector clients.

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Offshore

Within: Offshore – Leading silks

Lord Pannick QC - Blackstone ChambersHis practice includes public law cases in British Overseas Territories.

Within: Offshore

Blackstone Chambers, known for such issues in London, has members instructed on significant constitutional issues, often concerning the very governance of offshore jurisdictions. Lord Pannick QC represented the Bermuda Bar Council in the Bermuda Court of Appeal case Bermuda Bar Council v Walkers (Bermuda) in the jurisdiction due to the firm’s international ownership. Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC advises the government of Gibraltar on various matters.

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