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2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AY, ENGLAND
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London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜Strong civil set’ 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is β€˜a go-to chambers for insurance-related disputes’ with β€˜a growing reputation for banking and other commercial litigation’. With β€˜great strength in depth’, the set houses β€˜hardworking and committed barristers’, who achieve β€˜excellent results’. β€˜Everyone – from the reception staff to the barristers – is friendly and approachable; they are very accommodating to each client’s needs and very professional.’ The clerks provide a β€˜seamless’ β€˜five-star’ service and β€˜nothing is too much trouble for them’. In particular, senior clerk Lee Tyler is β€˜one of the best in London’. He is supported by deputy senior clerk Paul Cray, and joint first juniors Matt Moylan (β€˜responsive, efficient and always helpful’) and Leanne Taylor (β€˜always a pleasure to deal with’). Offices in: London

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

Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Evidently a good commercial lawyer, and a skillful advocate and tactician.’

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

Stewart Chirnside - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He has courtroom gravitas well beyond his years and he is an even match for many silks.’

Ranked: tier 2

Emily Saunderson - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Technically outstanding, with a very sound grasp of copious quantities of fine detail.’

Ranked: tier 3

Joseph Sullivan - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Absolutely terrific; he is very clever and thorough, and an absolute delight to work with.’

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 β€˜a very strong set with an excellent standard of counsel’ and β€˜experts in clinical negligence work’. A particular highlight saw multiple members involved in the closely followed Williams v Bermuda Hospital Board, which raised fundamental causation issues, particularly regarding the material contribution test.

Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Michael de Navarro QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A true force to be reckoned with.’

Ranked: tier 2

Sarah Vaughan Jones QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A heavyweight silk.’

Ranked: tier 3

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A formidable advocate and negotiator.’

Ranked: tier 4

Caroline Harrison QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She is incredibly sharp and incisive with unparalleled delicacy.’

Ranked: tier 5

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Recommended for his work in the clinical negligence field.’

Ranked: tier 5
Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Bradley Martin - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜An experienced and capable advocate.’

Ranked: tier 2

Anna Hughes - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Formidable on every level.’

Ranked: tier 4

Roger Harris - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A very clever and smooth advocate.’

Ranked: tier 4

William Wraight - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He possesses excellent advocacy skills and is calmness personified when under pressure.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜The first port of call for anything jurisdiction related and extremely user friendly.’

Ranked: tier 5

Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A strong cross-examiner, who makes mincemeat of witnesses.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Bruce Gardiner - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A hardworking, clever and courteous advocate.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Financial services
Financial services – Leading silks

Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A creative thinker, who handles difficult clients with skill and tact.’

Ranked: tier 3
Financial services – Leading juniors

Emily Saunderson - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Incredibly hardworking.’

Ranked: tier 3

Stewart Chirnside - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He has excellent judgement and the stomach for a fight.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Fraud: civil
Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Paul Downes QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Incredibly hands-on.’

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 provides β€˜a consistently first-class standard of service from very pleasant and helpful counsel’. Chambers’ headline instructions included Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and R+V Versicherung AG v Robertson & Co SA, both handled by Charles Dougherty QC, and Re Alexander Perepilichnyy (deceased), where Bob Moxon Browne QC is acting for the life insurers.

Insurance and reinsurance – Leading silks

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Intelligent, articulate, unflappable and calm.’

Ranked: tier 2

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Thorough in his preparation and affable to work with.’

Ranked: tier 3

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He thinks outside the box of points nobody else has.’

Ranked: tier 4

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜One of the finest trial barristers you can get.’

Ranked: tier 5
Insurance and reinsurance – 2017 silks

Marie Louise Kinsler QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Her expertise in jurisdictional issues is unmatched.’

Ranked: tier 1
Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Alison Green - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Extremely detail-oriented.’

Ranked: tier 4

DorΓ© Green - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He has an instinctive knack for getting the ear of the court in highly technical cases.’

Ranked: tier 4

Sonia Nolten - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Someone to have on your side when facing a difficult judge.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud
Personal injury – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is β€˜the go-to chambers for technically complex claims’, where there is β€˜an excellent standard of counsel’ and β€˜strength in depth at silk and junior level’. The set is instructed in a range of claimant and defendant work, including catastrophic injury cases, sexual abuse and stress claims.

Personal injury – Leading silks

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He combines a formidable courtroom presence with a charm that is deployed to devastating effect.’

Ranked: tier 2

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜His client care is excellent and his advice is always sound.’

Ranked: tier 4
Personal injury – 2017 silks

Marie Louise Kinsler QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Recommended for jurisdictional issues in personal injury cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Nina Goolamali QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She is quick on her feet and is able to digest large amounts of information quickly and accurately.’

Ranked: tier 1
Insurance fraud – Leading juniors

Anastasia Karseras - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She is very thorough and has good attention to detail.’

Ranked: tier 1
Personal injury – Leading juniors

Christopher Russell - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Highly recommended for abuse and stress cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rehana Azib - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Her advocacy oozes persuasiveness.’

Ranked: tier 4

Roger Harris - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is very well prepared and has a good grasp of the legal issues.’

Ranked: tier 4

Anna Hughes - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She is very thoughtful, methodical and careful in her analysis of evidence.’

Ranked: tier 5

Anastasia Karseras - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Intellectually sound.’

Ranked: tier 5

Bruce Gardiner - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He fights hard for his clients, and his calm demeanour and professionalism make it look easy.’

Ranked: tier 5

Lucy Wyles - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Noted for cases involving accidents abroad.’

Ranked: tier 5

Niazi Fetto - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A very able barrister, capable of grasping difficult issues and presenting them clearly and with conviction.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Product liability
Product liability – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜His knowledge of the law is second to none.’

Ranked: tier 2

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Accessible, commercially minded and client-oriented.’

Ranked: tier 3

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

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is applauded for its β€˜real strength in depth in professional negligence’. Bob Moxon Browne QC appeared in Towergate Risk Solutions v Bluebon, which examined the alleged negligence of insurance brokers following a catastrophic hotel fire, while Neil Moody QC acted for the claimants in Thompson v SEPN, a case against a power company and builders.

Professional negligence – Leading silks

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Formidable.’

Ranked: tier 2

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Very impressive in his ability to make the complex simple and compelling.’

Ranked: tier 2

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Superb.’

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Miller QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is very meticulous, and gets on top of large volumes of papers quickly and efficiently.’

Ranked: tier 4

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Excellent.’

Ranked: tier 4
Professional negligence – Leading juniors

Christopher Russell - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Very able.’

Ranked: tier 3

Christopher Lundie - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜First-rate.’

Ranked: tier 5

DorΓ© Green - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Very able.’

Ranked: tier 5

Sonia Nolten - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Highly intelligent and commercially very astute, she is fabulous at papers and an excellent advocate.’

Ranked: tier 5

Isabel Barter - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Super-bright, ferociously hardworking and a delight to work with.’

Ranked: tier 6

Stewart Chirnside - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Excellent.’

Ranked: tier 6

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Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜Strong civil set’ 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is β€˜a go-to chambers for insurance-related disputes’ with β€˜a growing reputation for banking and other commercial litigation’. With β€˜great strength in depth’, the set houses β€˜hardworking and committed barristers’, who achieve β€˜excellent results’. β€˜Everyone – from the reception staff to the barristers – is friendly and approachable; they are very accommodating to each client’s needs and very professional.’ The clerks provide a β€˜seamless’ β€˜five-star’ service and β€˜nothing is too much trouble for them’. In particular, senior clerk Lee Tyler is β€˜one of the best in London’. He is supported by deputy senior clerk Paul Cray, and joint first juniors Matt Moylan (β€˜responsive, efficient and always helpful’) and Leanne Taylor (β€˜always a pleasure to deal with’). Offices in: London

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Sport
Sport – 2017 silks

Nina Goolamali QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She has an impressive level of technical knowledge.’

Ranked: tier 1
Sport – Leading juniors

Stuart Benzie - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He always helps to overcome difficult issues.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)
Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is well known for jurisdictional issues and claims arising out of accidents abroad. New silk Marie Louise Kinsler QC appeared in the Supreme Court case of Moreno v Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB), which clarified the role of the MIB in relation to claims against foreign uninsured drivers.

Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He has immense legal knowledge, and is also approachable, friendly, hardworking and deeply committed.’

Ranked: tier 2

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A long time expert on the conflict of laws.’

Ranked: tier 2
Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – 2017 silks

Marie Louise Kinsler QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She knows travel law like the back of her hand.’

Ranked: tier 1
Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading juniors

Lucy Wyles - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Recommended for cases arising from accidents abroad.’

Ranked: tier 3

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