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1 & 2 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5NR, ENGLAND
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Gerry Facenna QC

Tel:
Work 020 7405 7211
Email:
Web:
www.monckton.com/barrister/gerry-facenna/
Monckton Chambers (Chambers of Tim Ward QC and Philip Moser QC)

Position

Gerry Facenna is a leading new silk in public law and EU law. Directories describe him as doing ‘a superb job’ in public law cases and having ‘extensive discrimination and European law expertise’. He acts in a wide range of public law matters, both for and against public bodies, often in a commercial or regulatory context. He regularly advises on all aspects of EU law, but particularly EU environmental law, competition law, citizenship and fundamental rights, free movement, state aid and direct tax. Gerry is also a leading practitioner in freedom of information law and data protection, having appeared in more than thirty cases in the Information Tribunal for public bodies, the Information Commissioner and private parties. He is also recognised by the legal directories as a leading junior in environmental law and consumer law. He is appointed to the Attorney General’s B Panel of Counsel, the Treasury Solicitor’s Freedom of Information Panel and the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Preferred Panel of Counsel. He is also a member of the Bar in Scotland.

Career

Called to the Bar in England and Wales, Lincoln’s Inn, 2001. Called to the Bar in Scotland, 2006. JUSTICE 2000-01. Contributing author: ‘Law of State Aid in the European Union’ (OUP, 2004); ‘EU Competition Law: Procedures & Remedies’ (Richmond, 2006).

Languages

French, Italian.

Member

Administrative Law Bar Association; Bar European Group; COM BAR; Human Rights Lawyers Association (treasurer); JUSTICE; Faculty of Advocates, Scotland.

Education

Clare College, Cambridge (1996 BA); University of Edinburgh (1998 LLB with distinction).


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

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

Gerry Facenna QC - Monckton ChambersHe is very clever, hardworking and lovely to work with.

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Competition

Within: Competition – Leading silks

Gerry Facenna QC - Monckton ChambersAs able in his written advocacy as he is in court.

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EU law

Within: EU law – Leading silks

Gerry Facenna QC - Monckton ChambersA very competent and enthusiastic advocate who is driven by a tangible passion to achieve a good outcome for his clients.

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