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Chambers of Tim Ward QC and Philip Moser QC

1 & 2 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5NR, ENGLAND
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Brendan Mcgurk

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Work 020 7405 7211
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Monckton Chambers (Chambers of Tim Ward QC and Philip Moser QC)

Position

Brendan is a leading junior with a wealth of experience in commercial, public law and regulatory disputes. He offers expertise across Monckton’s core areas and he is in equal demand amongst public and private clients in EU, competition, procurement and indirect tax litigation. In addition, he regularly acts in financial services and insurance disputes. His intellectual rigour, hard work and commercial common sense has resulted in a thriving advisory practice. Brendan is personable and persuasive and is regularly instructed in hisown right as both a trial advocate and an appellate advocate. In addition, he has been an integral team member in several high-value commercial disputes. Brendan is on the Attorney-General’s B Panel. He is co-author of ‘Professional Indemnity Insurance’, published in March 2010 by Oxford University Press; has become an editor of ‘Bellamy & Child’ on European competition law; is contributing a number of chapters to a new practitioners’ text on public procurement law and has published several articles on insurance and competition law. Brendan was recommended as a leading junior in the Legal 500 2012 (described as ‘intellectually powerful, thorough and hardworking’ and 2013 (described as ‘excellent’) for administrative and public law.

Career

Called 2004.

Education

Brendan obtained First Class Honours as an Undergraduate at Cambridge and as a Postgraduate at Oxford. His D.Phil was supervised by Professor John Gardner and is entitled ‘The Rule of Law in the Regulatory State’. He was short-listed for a Prize Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford in 2003, won a Queen Mother’s Major Scholarship in 2004 and a Bar European Group Scholarship in 2006. Before coming to the Bar, Brendan held a lectureship in Constitutional and Administrative Law at Wadham College in the University of Oxford.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

Brendan McGurk - Monckton Chambers ‘He has excellent instincts as well as the knowledge to back them.’

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Brendan McGurk - Monckton Chambers ‘His advocacy is top notch.’

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Public procurement

Within: Public procurement – Leading juniors

Brendan McGurk - Monckton Chambers ‘Shapes information into understandable content based on very good procurement knowledge.’

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: VAT – Leading juniors

Brendan McGurk - Monckton Chambers ‘He is an excellent all-rounder.’

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