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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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Tom Cross

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

Position

Barrister practising predominantly in all aspects of administrative, public and human rights law and professional discipline and regulatory law, acting for individuals, companies, and associations across the private and public sectors alike.

Career

Called 2007; joined Chambers in 2010; part-time visiting lecturer, City University 2008-09; first judicial assistant, UK Supreme Court 2009. Co-author of leading practitioner text ‘The Protections for Religious Rights: Law and Practice’ (OUP:2013) and has written regularly for a varied range of publications including ‘The Times’. Appointed junior counsel to the Crown (C Panel); B Panel counsel to the Welsh Government; on the Information Commissioner’s panel of counsel. Has appeared in courts and tribunals at all levels up the the Supreme Court.

Education

Queen’s College, Oxford (2005 Double 1st Hons French and Spanish). City University (2006 Graduate Diploma in Law, distinction); BVC (2007, outstanding). Recipient of the Sir Robert Megarry Award, the Buchanan Prize, a Lord Denning Scholarship, a Lord Bowen Scholarship and a Hardwicke Entrance Award from Lincoln’s Inn, and was chosen by the Bar European Group as the Peter Duffy Human Rights Scholar for 2007.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

Tom Cross - 11KBW ‘He is highly personable, acts for lots of local authorities and clients love him.’

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

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

Tom Cross - 11KBW ‘A courteous but formidable opponent who works hard and pays impressive attention to detail.’

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Education

Within: Education – Leading juniors

Tom Cross - 11KBW ‘He is very easy to work with and personable, clients love him.’

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Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading juniors

Tom Cross - 11KBW ‘His work include dental and medical cases.’

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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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