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2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 1300
DX:
134 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.2tg.co.uk

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens contains ‘an eclectic mix of counsel’, who are experienced in a wide range of civil and commercial cases. It is ‘a go-to set’ for insurance disputes, and ‘the chambers of choice for cross-border claims’. Solicitors are ‘never put off by using an alternative if their first choice is unavailable, as the approach to work and knowledge are uniformly excellent’. Solicitors also praise the set’s ‘very informative seminars’, which it holds around the UK, and for its ‘approachable, friendly and efficient’ clerks. Senior clerk Lee Tyler is ‘very on the ball’ and ‘excellent to deal with’, and joint first junior Leanne Taylor ‘goes the extra mile to assist’. Other key clerks include joint first junior Matt Moylan and deputy senior clerk Paul Cray, who recently joined from Cornerstone Barristers, following the departure of Sam McQuade. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)
Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is very responsive, provides robust advice and gets quickly into the details.

Ranked: tier 4
Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

Stewart Chirnside - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe has an amazing work ethic, a client-friendly approach and excellent advocacy skills.

Ranked: tier 3

Emily Saunderson - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe is plainly an extremely accomplished and high-flying junior.

Ranked: tier 4

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Clinical negligence
Clinical negligence – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens has strength in depth at junior and silk level, with clients praising the set for its efficiency. The clerks are ‘always flexible, accommodating and understanding of client requirements’.

Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Michael de Navarro QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA senior statesman, who is ferocious in cross-examination.

Ranked: tier 2

Sarah Vaughan Jones QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensThe best silk for defendant clinical negligence.

Ranked: tier 3

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA master of the detail and a calm authority.

Ranked: tier 4

Caroline Harrison QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe cuts to the heart of the matter without any difficulty.

Ranked: tier 5

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensAn excellent advocate, who is able to deal with difficult judges.

Ranked: tier 5
Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Bradley Martin - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensAble to quickly boil the case down to the key issues.

Ranked: tier 2

Anna Hughes - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe has the ability to cut through the issues and see the bigger picture.

Ranked: tier 4

Roger Harris - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensKnowledgeable, calm and collected.

Ranked: tier 4

William Wraight - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is very good with witnesses and experts in conference.

Ranked: tier 4

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensOne of the hidden secrets of the Bar; he is astute, bright and has an easy manner with the judges.

Ranked: tier 6

Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHugely impressive in many respects; he is tenacious and has a fantastic analytical mind.

Ranked: tier 6

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Bruce Gardiner - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensAn excellent senior junior, who is very practical and thorough.

Ranked: tier 4

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Insurance and reinsurance
Insurance and reinsurance – Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is recommended for European and cross-border cases, and is ‘the first port of call for property damage matters’. Highlights included cases concerning the interpretation of insured’s obligations (Maccaferri v Zurich Insurance) as well as coverage disputes (Glendale v ERGO Versicherung).

Insurance and reinsurance – Leading silks

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe has a track record of success and the ear of the court.’

Ranked: tier 2

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA true veteran of contested life insurance cases.’

Ranked: tier 3

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensInstructed by large insurers, often on cases arising from construction matters.

Ranked: tier 5
Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Alison Green - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensResponsive and incisive.’

Ranked: tier 3

Doré Green - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensRecommended for coverage disputes.’

Ranked: tier 3

Marie Louise Kinsler - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe has the sharpest intelligence and knowledge of European law.’

Ranked: tier 3

Sonia Nolten - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe provides practical advice, high-level technical expertise and responsiveness.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Personal injury
Personal injury – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens’ thriving defendant practice is now complemented by its growing amount of claimant work. The set provides a ‘well-managed and excellent standard of service’, and has recently appeared in several brain injury and workplace accident cases.

Personal injury – Leading silks

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe gets to the heart of a case, and provides practical and pragmatic advice.

Ranked: tier 2

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is an excellent advocate and thorough in his preparation.

Ranked: tier 4
Personal injury – Leading juniors

Christopher Russell - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensAn impressive performer in court and with witnesses.

Ranked: tier 1

Marie Louise Kinsler - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe has unrivalled expertise in any case with a jurisdictional conflict angle.

Ranked: tier 4

Roger Harris - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensCalm and collected.

Ranked: tier 4

Anastasia Karseras - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe is able to convey complex matters in simple terms to lay clients.

Ranked: tier 5

Bruce Gardiner - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensRecommended for stress cases.

Ranked: tier 5

Lucy Wyles - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensParticularly recommended for travel litigation.

Ranked: tier 5

Niazi Fetto - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe has a very calm, reassuring and pleasant manner which makes him very easy to work with.

Ranked: tier 5

Nina Goolamali - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe is very collaborative, which means that working with her is a joy.

Ranked: tier 5

Rehana Azib - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe really does go that extra mile in delivering an excellent service.

Ranked: tier 5

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Product liability
Product liability – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens has product liability expertise within its insurance and property damage practice. Charles Dougherty QC is undoubtedly the standout individual in chambers for his experience in this area.

Product liability – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHis phenomenal brain and commercial sense make him a leading light in this field.’

Ranked: tier 2

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensFantastic – incredibly approachable with fast turnaround times.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Professional negligence
Professional negligence – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

Rated as an ‘impressive’ chambers for professional negligence cases, 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens delivers ‘outstanding service’. F&M (Investment Holdings) v Seabourne Lawleys is a key case highlight.

Professional negligence – Leading silks

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHugely experienced.’

Ranked: tier 2

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensPragmatic, commercial, and very user-friendly.’

Ranked: tier 3

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is very bright and able, and has an air of calm authority in court.’

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Miller QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensExtremely strong on his feet, providing silky smooth advocacy.’

Ranked: tier 4

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensVery good advocate.’

Ranked: tier 4
Professional negligence – Leading juniors

Christopher Russell - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensExcellent

Ranked: tier 3

Christopher Lundie - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensVery efficient.’

Ranked: tier 5

Doré Green - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensExcellent.’

Ranked: tier 5

Sonia Nolten - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHer advice – whether oral or in writing – is always clear and concise.’

Ranked: tier 5

Isabel Barter - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensVery user friendly and approachable.’

Ranked: tier 6

Stewart Chirnside - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe displays dogged determination.’

Ranked: tier 6

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Set overviews: England and Wales

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens contains ‘an eclectic mix of counsel’, who are experienced in a wide range of civil and commercial cases. It is ‘a go-to set’ for insurance disputes, and ‘the chambers of choice for cross-border claims’. Solicitors are ‘never put off by using an alternative if their first choice is unavailable, as the approach to work and knowledge are uniformly excellent’. Solicitors also praise the set’s ‘very informative seminars’, which it holds around the UK, and for its ‘approachable, friendly and efficient’ clerks. Senior clerk Lee Tyler is ‘very on the ball’ and ‘excellent to deal with’, and joint first junior Leanne Taylor ‘goes the extra mile to assist’. Other key clerks include joint first junior Matt Moylan and deputy senior clerk Paul Cray, who recently joined from Cornerstone Barristers, following the departure of Sam McQuade. Offices in: London

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Sport
Sport – Leading juniors

Nina Goolamali - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe has unwavering tenacity and determination to get the right result for the client.

Ranked: tier 4

Stuart Benzie - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is responsive, attentive to detail and generous with his time.

Ranked: tier 4

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