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The 36 Group

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The 36 Group is one of the largest national sets covering work particularly in London, the Midlands, South Eastern and Northern circuits as well as globally within the international courts. We house over 150 tenants including 17 QCs and three SCs, all of whom are committed to excellent service and are recognised for operating with real pride and strength in depth.

The 36 Group also has a growing number of barristers trained as arbitrators and mediators and can provide a full ADR service.

Types of work undertaken: Practitioners of The 36 Group offer specialist advice and advocacy at all levels of seniority within their expertise.

36 Commercial: The commercial practice group consists of specialists in Contract, Regulatory, Company, Insolvency, Civil Fraud & Asset recovery, Employment, Property, Private Client Cyber, Technology Aviation and Art Law. The members act in complex commercial, corporate and international litigation, appellate cases in the English and overseas courts. We assist domestic and international businesses of all sizes, from the entrepreneurial start-up to the multinational corporation. The team draws on considerable expertise of both contentious and transactional commercial matters arising out of the full spread of business activity.

36 Crime: The team have an outstanding track record conducting high-profile and complex cases across criminal and regulatory tribunals, both for the defence and for prosecuting authorities. Members regularly undertake cases ranging from murder, rape and sexual offences against children, drug offences including importation and distribution, to fraud, money laundering, corruption, civil and criminal seizure of assets and proceeds of crime. Within the crime team we have teams with specific expertise and substantial experience in the growing fields of Cybercrime, Consumer and Trading Standards, Extradition, Health and Safety, Human Trafficking and Police disciplinary matters.

36 Family: Members of the family team are organised into practice sub-groups specialising in all aspects of family law, including Matrimonial Finance, TOLATA, Private & Public Children Law (including Modern Families). The team has enjoyed its reputation as the up-and-coming family law specialist team.

36 Public Law & Human Rights: Members of the public law team have a reputation for dedication and professionalism, specialising in the following practice groups, Business and Private Immigration (including Nationality & Asylum), Employment (Employees’ rights and Unions), Education, Housing, Human Rights and Judicial Review. The team takes on  publicly funded, private, and direct access work with members appearing at all levels at hearing centres throughout England and Wales. We can assist on the full range of issues encountered by clients .

36 Stone:  The team is formed of barristers with industry-recognised expertise and market knowledge; delivering advocacy, advisory, and arbitration/mediation services in international commercial disputes involving, shipping (wet and dry), shipbuilding, yachts, international trade, commodities, & trade finance, energy, natural resources, & infrastructure, insurance and re-insurance, road, rail and air transport, commercial fraud & asset tracing, private international law, and general commercial disputes.  Barristers are also recommended in Asia Pacific Legal 500.

International: The 36 Group has over 150 barristers, mediators and arbitrators including 17 Queen's Counsel, 3 Senior Counsel from Ireland and South Africa, and a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India.

The 36 Group has an annex in Singapore, with members also based in Hong Kong, Brunei, Dubai, India, South Africa, US (California and New York) and Ireland.

The 36 Group is regularly instructed on international disputes by clients of all sizes and descriptions, from the ambitious start-up to HNWs and global corporations. We are considered “go-to” counsel in the English and Welsh Courts at all levels, as well as in institutional and ad hoc international arbitration

We aim to combine legal expertise and trial advocacy skills of the highest standards, providing sensitive and valuable services that meet the needs of our clients, both lay and professional.

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