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Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC

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11 KING'S BENCH WALK, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7EQ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7632 8500
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Fax 020 7583 9123
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368 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.11kbw.com

Andrew Sharland

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

Position

Andrew specialises in all aspects of public law (commercial, regulatory, education, community care, mental health, local government, coroners, and planning and environmental law) human rights, employment, public procurement and information law. He practises in English and European courts acting for private individuals, public authorities, commercial organisations and NGOs. Junior Counsel for the Crown (A Panel) and member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission panel. Notable cases include: MacDonald v UK (Private life and community care in ECHR), Washington First v UK (freedom of expression in ECHR), Campbell v MGN Ltd (Article 10 ECHR and costs, HL), Kennedy v Charity Commission (freedom of information and Article 10 ECHR in the Supreme Court), R (Plantagenet Alliance) v Secretary of State for Justice and Leicester City Council (challenge to the decision to bury Richard Ill’s remains in Leicester) and DWF v Insolvency Service (public procurement and applications to lift the automatic suspension in the Court of Appeal).

Career

Called 1996, Gray’s Inn; visiting fellow on constitutional law at Brunel University 1996-98; junior counsel to the Crown (A Panel) 2011; appointed to the Treasury Solicitor’s Freedom of Information panel of counsel; appointed to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s panel of counsel 2011. Publications: ‘Judicial Review: Principles and Procedure’ (OUP); ‘Atkins Court forms: Human Rights’; ‘Blackstone’s Guide to Media Law & Human Rights’ (2nd ed); contributor to ‘Education and the Courts’ (R McManus QC) and Information Rights (P Coppel QC).

Member

ALBA; ADRL; Procurement Lawyers Association; Council of Europe Panel of Experts on Media Law and Human Rights.

Education

Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London (1993 LLB Hons first class); William & Mary College, Virginia USA (1994 LLM); Worcester College, Oxford (1995 BCL); Inns of Court School of Law (1996).

Leisure

Table tennis, travelling, photography.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – 2018 silks

Andrew Sharland - 11KBWHis skills include a mastery of freedom of information and human right cases.

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Education

Within: Education – 2018 silks

Andrew Sharland QC - 11KBWGreat fun to work with and very insightful. He was excellent on his feet before the Supreme Court.

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: Data protection – 2018 silks

Andrew Sharland - 11KBWVery insightful and great fun to work with.

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Legal Developments by:
11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

  • Possession Proceedings 28 August 2012

    The lower courts continue to clarify the position following the decisions of the Supreme Court in Manchester City Council v Pinnock [2010] UKSC 45; [2011] 2 AC 104 and Hounslow London Borough Council v Powell [2011] UKSC 8; [2011] 2 AC 18 on the application of Article 8 ECHR to defend possession proceedings.
    - 11KBW

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