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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
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Fax 020 7822 7350
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Web:
www.blackstonechambers.com

Tom Richards

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

Position

Commercial law, EC law, employment and disciplinary, public law and human rights, media entertainment and sport, telecommunications. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Called 2006; Gray’s Inn.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Leading Juniors

Tom Richards - Blackstone ChambersExtremely intellectual, but unusually combined with an excellent client manner.

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Employment

Within: Leading Juniors

Tom Richards - Blackstone ChambersOn top of the detail, considered and a clear communicator.

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IT and telecoms

Within: Telecoms (Regulatory) - Leading Juniors

Tom Richards - Blackstone ChambersHe is extremely user-friendly and seamlessly integrates into any team.

Within: IT and telecoms

Blackstone Chambers is considered to be ‘the strongest public law set’ and ‘one of the leading sets for telecoms regulatory matters in acting for both Ofcom and telecoms companies’. Recent highlights include James Segan's representation of a telecoms company in challenging a direction by Ofcom, requiring it to refrain from liberalising the regulatory regime for GSM gateways, and Tom Richards' instruction by Telefónica in an appeal against a determination by Ofcom concerning ‘flip-flopping’ of termination rates by H3G and Vodafone. Pushpinder Saini QC (recently appointed to the High Court) was instructed by Ofcom in a judicial review challenge to its Annual Licence Fees, brought by EE, Vodafone.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment - Leading Juniors

Tom Richards - Blackstone ChambersHe is a very bright and user-friendly barrister.

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Offshore

Within: Leading Juniors

Tom Richards - Blackstone ChambersOn top of the detail, a considered and a clear communicator.

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Sport

Within: Leading Juniors

Tom Richards - Blackstone ChambersOn top of the detail, considered and a clear communicator.

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