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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

Tom Hickman

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

Position

Barrister specialising in administrative and public law, human rights, commercial litigation (including media and entertainment, civil fraud, financial services and sport), competition/EU and employment. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Called 2003; Lincoln’s Inn.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: 2019 Silks

Tom Hickman QC - Blackstone ChambersOne of the most gifted counsel around.

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

Within: 2019 Silks

Tom Hickman QC - Blackstone ChambersBrilliant legal mind, practical and with a highly intellectual approach.

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Immigration (including business immigration)

Within: 2019 Silks

Tom Hickman QC - Blackstone ChambersHe remains one of the most gifted counsel around, who identifies the most cutting edge and winnable points.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment - 2019 Silks

Tom Hickman QC - Blackstone ChambersHe is pragmatic with top-quality written work and good advocacy.

Within: Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Blackstone Chambers is ‘the first port of call for media, entertainment, and sports sector work’ boasting ‘some excellent juniors and industry leading QCs’. The group is known for its trade mark and copyright expertise across the industries. In recent case highlights, Ian Mill QC represented Ed Sheeran, and the co-writers and publishers of the song ‘Shape of You’, in seeking a declaration that the song did not infringe any copyrights of the defendant; while Robert Howe QC and James Segan were instructed to act for the Performing Right Society (PRS) and the Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) against the BBC in a case to decide how much the broadcaster must pay annually for its blanket licence to use music in television programmes. Tom Hickman QC took silk in 2019 and Pushpinder Saini QC will join the High Court in October 2019.

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