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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
Email:
Web:
www.2tg.co.uk

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is highly respected for a range of civil and commercial matters, and has particular strength in insurance and jurisdictional issues. The clerks are ‘always approachable and helpful’, and ‘will try their utmost to accommodate client needs’. Senior clerk Lee Tyler ‘runs a tight ship’ and has ‘a can-do attitude’; ‘he manages expectations brilliantly and is always on top of who has availability’. First junior clerks Matt Moylan and Leanne Taylor are ‘very efficient and helpful’. The set wins plaudits for the service it provides, and solicitors are also ‘impressed with the standard of the training seminars which it gives across the country’. 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 GardensA highly effective, robust advocate; eloquent and quick on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 5
Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading juniors

Stewart Chirnside - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensImmensely intelligent, and a fantastic advocate who is always meticulously prepared.’

Ranked: tier 4

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

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is ‘an excellent set with a very good team of clinical negligence barristers’. Chambers is recommended for all insurance-related matters, and has allied strength in personal injury matters.

Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe has a great attention to detail, and presents cases at trial with clarity and brevity.’

Ranked: tier 4

Caroline Harrison QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe is clever and committed, knows the law and has excellent client skills.’

Ranked: tier 5

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe has a calm and easy manner with clients.’

Ranked: tier 5

Michael de Navarro QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is an excellent advocate and it is reassuring to know he is on your side.’

Ranked: tier 2

Sarah Vaughan Jones QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe is totally dependable and her unsurpassed advocacy remains as formidable as ever.’

Ranked: tier 3
Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Bradley Martin - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is a real detail man; no matter how complex the case, he seems to “get it” straight away.’

Ranked: tier 2

Roger Harris - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensRated for cases involving severe birth defects.’

Ranked: tier 4

William Wraight - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHis excellent medical knowledge means that he puts witnesses at ease very quickly.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA passionate and clever advocate who can convert a sow’s ear into a silk purse.’

Ranked: tier 6

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Bruce Gardiner - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is fully up to date on case law, and has a wealth of experience on all different aspects of employment law.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Health and safety
Health and safety – Leading juniors

Christopher Russell - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA very experienced health and safety expert.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Insurance and reinsurance
Insurance and reinsurance – Leading sets - ranked: tier 5

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens has ‘particular expertise in cross-border work and has a number of young and rising stars in this field’. The ‘service is always good and prompt’ and the set has ‘excellent strength in depth’.

Insurance and reinsurance – Leading silks

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA very capable insurance barrister.’

Ranked: tier 4

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is calm and exudes an aura of authority and competence; he does not let the other party ruffle him.’

Ranked: tier 3

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensVery experienced in major coverage disputes.’

Ranked: tier 5
Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Alison Green - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe has a thorough knowledge of her fields of expertise and is a first-rate communicator.’

Ranked: tier 3

Doré Green - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensWell versed in policy wording and policy construction disputes.’

Ranked: tier 3

Sonia Nolten - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensExcellent commercial awareness and a strong technical understanding.’

Ranked: tier 3

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

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens provides ‘a top-quality service’ and ‘manages the relationship between solicitor and lay client efficiently’. Court of Appeal cases and high-profile group actions feature among its recent workload, as does Supreme Court case Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets, regarding vicarious liability for intentional torts.

Personal injury – Leading silks

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA formidable opponent who exudes gravitas with every breath.’

Ranked: tier 2

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe has a calm and easy manner with clients, and is an effective advocate.’

Ranked: tier 4
Personal injury – Leading juniors

Anastasia Karseras - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensIncredibly thorough and hardworking.’

Ranked: tier 5

Bruce Gardiner - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe excels in his forensic approach and is a real master of the detail.’

Ranked: tier 5

Christopher Russell - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe combines forensic attention to detail with excellent tactical and negotiation skills.’

Ranked: tier 1

Lucy Wyles - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe is very intelligent and knows her field very well.’

Ranked: tier 5

Marie Louise Kinsler - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe has excellent technical knowledge of conflicts of law.’

Ranked: tier 3

Niazi Fetto - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA very bright and talented litigator whose experience is taking him from strength to strength.’

Ranked: tier 5

Nina Goolamali - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensShe pulls no punches in her advocacy and performs better than some silks.’

Ranked: tier 5

Rehana Azib - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensFormidably intelligent and extremely hardworking.’

Ranked: tier 5

Roger Harris - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA strong lawyer with a polite but tenacious approach.’

Ranked: tier 4

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

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is ‘very slick’ and ‘light years ahead of other chambers in its training, client support, expertise and pricing models’, and ‘always seems to have someone suitable to deal with cases’. It enjoys a reputation as a ‘one-stop shop’ for insurance work, and has an expanding product liability caseload, from medical devices to manufacturing.

Product liability – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensTechnically brilliant in this area and outstanding in international jurisdictional issues.’

Ranked: tier 2

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA team player who spots difficult issues and is not afraid to tackle them.’

Ranked: tier 3

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

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens has a ‘real forte in professional negligence’ and ‘incredible strength in depth from the most junior of juniors to the most senior of silks’. Recent case highlights include Co-Operative Group v Birse and others and Mitsui v Mayor’s Office for Policing & Crime.

Professional negligence – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensElegant and persuasive presentation both orally and in writing.’

Ranked: tier 4

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensFirst class on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 4

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe is very responsive, easy to deal with, client-friendly and gives clear, concise advice.’

Ranked: tier 4

Robert Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe has an exceptional eye for detail.’

Ranked: tier 2
Professional negligence – Leading juniors

Christopher Lundie - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensExceptional.’

Ranked: tier 5

Christopher Russell - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensVery knowledgeable.’

Ranked: tier 3

Doré Green - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensVery highly regarded for construction related professional negligence.’

Ranked: tier 5

Sonia Nolten - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensBrilliant and efficient.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Set overviews: England and Wales

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is highly respected for a range of civil and commercial matters, and has particular strength in insurance and jurisdictional issues. The clerks are ‘always approachable and helpful’, and ‘will try their utmost to accommodate client needs’. Senior clerk Lee Tyler ‘runs a tight ship’ and has ‘a can-do attitude’; ‘he manages expectations brilliantly and is always on top of who has availability’. First junior clerks Matt Moylan and Leanne Taylor are ‘very efficient and helpful’. The set wins plaudits for the service it provides, and solicitors are also ‘impressed with the standard of the training seminars which it gives across the country’. Offices in: London

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