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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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James Goudie QC

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

Position

Head of chambers, specialising in commercial litigation, employment, public sector.

Career

Solicitor 1966-70; called Inner Temple 1970; Silk 1984; recorder 1986; master of the bench Inner Temple 1991; deputy High Court judge, Queen’s Bench division 1994; deputy chairman, Information Tribunal, national security appeals 2000, president 2007; admitted ad hoc to bars of Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Singapore, Malawi, Hong Kong; co-editor ‘Supperstone, Goudie and Walker on Judicial Review’ (5th edition 2014); co-editor ‘Butterworths Local Government Law’ (1998); co-editor ‘Local Authorities and the Human Rights Act 1998’; consultant editor, ‘Local Government Reports’; editorial board, ‘Judicial Review’.

Member

Chairman, Administrative Law Bar Association 1994-96; chairman, Bar European Group 2001-03; chairman, law reform committee, Bar Council 1994-96; fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; fellow of the Society of Advanced Legal Studies; Bar Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Antigua and Barbuda and Virgin Islands).

Education

Dean Close School; London School of Economics (1963 LLB Hons).

Leisure

Governor, London School of Economics 2001, chairman of the chairmanship and vice-chairmanship selection committee.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

James Goudie QC - 11KBW ‘He is very clever, immensely knowledgeable on judicial reviews and has superb judgement.’

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Education

Within: Education – Leading silks

James Goudie QC - 11KBW ‘He is very knowledgeable, approachable and give clear advice.’

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Public procurement

Within: Public procurement – Leading silks

James Goudie QC - 11KBW ‘Has a comprehensive understanding of interface between public and procurement law.’

Within: Public procurement

‘An excellent set with a wide range of experience’, 11KBW acts for tenderers and other claimants as well as local councils and other public authorities. James Goudie QC acted for the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in a procurement dispute relating to the advertising towers at Hammersmith Flyover. Jason Coppel is representing the claimant in SRCL v NHS England which is challenging the auction for clinical waste services on the grounds that the defendant accepted an abnormally low tender.

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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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