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Chambers of Alastair Wilson QC and Roger Wyand QC

5 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3RJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7404 0404
Fax:
Fax 020 7404 0505
DX:
16 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.hogarthchambers.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Demonstrating β€˜huge breadth and depth’, Hogarth Chambers is β€˜excellent’ in the field of intellectual property and β€˜a set you can call upon to β€œmake it happen”’. The clerks are β€˜a pleasure to deal with’ and β€˜refreshingly business-focused and commercial’; they β€˜work well as a team’ and are β€˜incredibly helpful when it comes to billing and cost matters, which really makes it easier for solicitors to build a long-term relationship with them’. Senior clerk Clive Nicholls is β€˜shrewd at getting you the barrister you need/want’; assistant clerk John Davies is β€˜very measured and calm, and gets things done’; and consultant Ian Bowie is β€˜very user-friendly’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Defamation and privacy
Defamation and privacy – Leading juniors

Jeremy Reed - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Intelligent and client-friendly.’

Ranked: tier 2

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IT and telecoms (including data protection)
IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading juniors

Michael Hicks - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Extremely pragmatic, commercially aware and very user-friendly.’

Ranked: tier 1

Guy Tritton - Hogarth Chambers β€˜He has real presence in the courtroom and advocates with great authority.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Hogarth Chambers

Hogarth Chambers houses β€˜an exceptionally strong set of barristers’, who continue to handle market-leading cases, such as British Gas Venture Capital v Vaclare Se, a High Court patent dispute over smart meters, and Magmatic v PMS, the headline design rights case concerning children’s suitcases that reached the Supreme Court.

Intellectual property – Leading silks

Roger Wyand QC - Hogarth Chambers β€˜An impressive performer in court, who stands out as one of the nicest silks at the IP Bar.’

Ranked: tier 2

Alastair Wilson QC - Hogarth Chambers β€˜A formidable advocate.’

Ranked: tier 3

Nicholas Caddick QC - Hogarth Chambers β€˜He has excellent knowledge and provides a very high level of service.’

Ranked: tier 4
Intellectual property – Leading juniors

Michael Hicks - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Excellent on trade mark and design cases, and very friendly and fun to work with.’

Ranked: tier 1

Andrew Norris - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Incredibly bright and very commercial.’

Ranked: tier 2

Guy Tritton - Hogarth Chambers β€˜His strategic input shows great β€œbig-picture” awareness and he is looking three steps ahead.’

Ranked: tier 2

Amanda Michaels - Hogarth Chambers β€˜She is very pragmatic and is prepared to think outside the box.’

Ranked: tier 3

Richard Davis - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Very good in patent matters.’

Ranked: tier 3

Tom St Quintin - Hogarth Chambers β€˜He has excellent IP knowledge and is very accommodating and approachable.’

Ranked: tier 3

Ben Longstaff - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Hardworking and incisive.’

Ranked: tier 4

Gwilym Harbottle - Hogarth Chambers β€˜A hardworking, intelligent and approachable advocate with a good eye for detail.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)
Media and entertainment – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Hogarth Chambers

Hogarth Chambers has β€˜a real wealth of talent’, particularly relating to intellectual property, advertising rights and invasion of privacy cases. Andrew Norris recently acted for the BBC in a copyright, passing off and trade mark dispute over the use of the Grand Theft Auto name and game footage.

Media and entertainment – Leading juniors

Amanda Michaels - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Fantastic on trade mark matters; she knows all there is to know.’

Ranked: tier 1

Andrew Norris - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Great on all forms of IP.’

Ranked: tier 1

Gwilym Harbottle - Hogarth Chambers β€˜He is not only extremely knowledgeable on copyright matters but very good in court.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jeremy Reed - Hogarth Chambers β€˜He is very clever, hardworking, dedicated, concise and innovative.’

Ranked: tier 1

Michael Hicks - Hogarth Chambers β€˜Highly commercial, very accessible, excellent with clients and technically strong.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Demonstrating β€˜huge breadth and depth’, Hogarth Chambers is β€˜excellent’ in the field of intellectual property and β€˜a set you can call upon to β€œmake it happen”’. The clerks are β€˜a pleasure to deal with’ and β€˜refreshingly business-focused and commercial’; they β€˜work well as a team’ and are β€˜incredibly helpful when it comes to billing and cost matters, which really makes it easier for solicitors to build a long-term relationship with them’. Senior clerk Clive Nicholls is β€˜shrewd at getting you the barrister you need/want’; assistant clerk John Davies is β€˜very measured and calm, and gets things done’; and consultant Ian Bowie is β€˜very user-friendly’. Offices in: London

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