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Chambers of James Goudie QC and Daniel Stilitz 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

Jason Coppel QC

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and Daniel Stilitz QC)

Position

Specialist in public, public procurement, information law, EU law and Human Rights Act issues. Notable recent cases include: T v Home Secretary [2015] 1 AC 49 (disclosure of convictions and cautions on criminal records checks); R (London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association) v Lord Chancellor [2014] EWHC (Admin), [2015] EWHC 295 (Admin) (challenge to the government’s proposed reforms to criminal legal aid); Childrens Rights Alliance for England v Justice Secretary CA, 2012 (duty to inform victims of human rights abuses); Humphreys v HMRC SC, 2012 (splitting of state benefits paid for children); St Prix v SSWP SC, 2012 (EU ‘worker’ status of pregnant woman); Greenwich Community Law Centre v Greenwich LBC CA, 2012 (application of public sector equality duty to tender processes); JBW v Ministry of Justice(CA, 2012 (public service concessions and implied contract terms in tender processes); MPC v ZH CA, 2013 (Mental Capacity Act defence to assault and false imprisonment).

Career

Called 1994; Silk 2013. Member of Attorney General’s A Panel for Civil Litigation. Co-editor of Butterworth’s ‘Administrative Law Practice’; author of ‘The Human Rights Act 1998: Enforcing the European Convention in the Domestic Courts’.

Languages

Italian, French.

Education

Methodist College Belfast; Brasenose College, Oxford (1990 BA); European University Institute, Florence (1991 LLM).


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Leading Silks

Jason Coppel QC - 11KBWQuietly effective – he listens well to the bench and tailors his advocacy accordingly.

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

Within: Leading Silks

Jason Coppel QC - 11KBWAn accomplished advocate who also produces very high-quality written work.

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

At 11KBW, members act for a  range of clients including leading human rights organisations across all legal contexts such as immigration, detention, and mental health. Jason Coppel QC represented Gulf Centre for Human Rights in the High Court in R (Gulf Centre for Human Rights) v Prime Minister , where the NGO challenged an omission in the ministerial code on UK Ministers' duty to comply with international law. Jonathan Moffett QC represented the government in a challenge to the law on criminal records certificates, and represented the government in Gaughran v United Kingdom on the indefinite retention of DNA profiles. Also of note, Karen Steyn QC was instructed on behalf of Liberty in DSD and NBV v the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis which defined the human rights obligations police are subject to when they are investigating a crime. Steyn QC has been elevated to the High Court and will sit in the Queen’s Bench Division on 1 October 2019.

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Data protection

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Jason Coppel QC - 11KBW‘He is highly organised and someone you don’t want on the other side.’

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EU Law

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Jason Coppel QC - 11KBWA calm, meticulous and incisive advocate who is a pleasure to work with.

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Public procurement

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Jason Coppel QC - 11KBWHugely popular with solicitors; unendingly committed to achieving the best result for his client and in terms of his case management and strategy.

Within: Public procurement

11KBW is hailed for having 'an excellent team of barristers' and for being 'one of the go-to sets' for public procurement matters. Jason Coppel QC who is noted for being 'one of the sharpest brains in the field', acted for the defendant in Alstom UK, Bombardier Transport & Hitachi Rail v London Underground Limited. James Goudie QC's work includes successfully resisting a second attempted State Aid challenge by way of judicial review in Sky Blue Sports and Leisure Ltd and Avro Master Fund Ltd v Coventry City Council and Arena Coventry Ltd and Trustees of the Alan Edward Higgs Charity. Well known for the breadth of his expertise, Nigel Giffin QC acts for both claimants and contracting authorities across the roads/transport, real estate developments and healthcare sectors. Junior members 'highly recommended' include Joseph Barrett and the 'excellent' Rupert Paines who were both part of the defence team in Ryhurst Limited v Whittington NHS Trust, a claim regarding the cancellation of a tender process in the aftermath of  the Grenfell Tower Fire.

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Legal Developments by:
11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and Daniel Stilitz 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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