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

Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜High on quality and successfully punching above its weight’, the β€˜increasingly in-demand’ 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens has β€˜good strength in depth’ for clinical negligence and travel and cross border work. β€˜Always delivering a first-class service’, it is a β€˜go-to chambers for insurance-related disputes’ and has β€˜a suitable barrister for each individual case on which assistance is required’. It also has experience in the niche area of property damage disputes. β€˜Impressive’ senior clerk Lee Tyler, who β€˜is always only too willing to help’, guides a clerking team that is β€˜always on hand to assist’ and β€˜never holds back if they feel they can assist their instructing solicitors and insurer clients in any way’; they reflect β€˜a rightly assured "old school" and genteel style of clerking, for which there is a lot to be said’. β€˜Excellent’ joint first junior clerks Billy Hammonds (β€˜very helpful and provide a quick response to enquiries’) and Leanne Taylor, (β€˜efficient, responsive and always a pleasure to deal with’) are also worthy of note. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Clinical negligence
Clinical negligence – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

β€˜The approachable’ 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is a β€˜very strong clinical negligence set’. The chambers has a number of recommended silks such as Benjamin Browne QC and Sarah Vaughan Jones QC and newly appointed silk Bradley Martin QC. Recent work includes cases for incorrect use of medication, birth damage/cerebral palsy, loss of sight, kidney failure, errors in treatment and failure to obtain consent.

Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Michael de Navarro QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is a true professional. He is excellent on his feet and knows when to make a point and when to leave one.’

Ranked: tier 2

Sarah Vaughan Jones QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Super intelligent and extremely well organised.’

Ranked: tier 3

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Ben has great presence in court and is very commanding.’

Ranked: tier 4

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Very user friendly.’

Ranked: tier 5
Clinical negligence – 2018 silks

Bradley Martin QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A very persuasive advocate, a leader in the field of clinical negligence and with a well-deserved silk status.’

Ranked: tier 1
Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Anna Hughes - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She has enthusiasm and energy and good strength in depth.’

Ranked: tier 3

Roger Harris - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Thorough, approachable and knowledgeable.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A first-class authority on complicated jurisdictional matters.’

Ranked: tier 5

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EU law
EU law – 2017 silks

Marie Louise Kinsler QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Very intelligent and highly respected for cross-border travel work involving interpretation of EU law. She is very thorough in giving advice.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Bruce Gardiner - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is clear, client friendly and authoritative.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Fraud: civil
Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜An articulate advocate and a punchy pleader.’

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 β€˜has specialist knowledge and experience’ in insurance disputes β€˜and it always delivers a first-class service’. Particular areas of expertise lie in cases related to property damage and product liability. β€˜A good mix of senior and junior counsel to call upon’ includes Bob Moxon Browne QC, who is representing insurers in Zurich Insurance Plc v Maccaferri Ltd.

Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Bullish, to the point and very client focused.’

Ranked: tier 3

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A brilliant advocate. Calm, collected and delivers his arguments well.’

Ranked: tier 3

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Tenacious, confident, client friendly and able to pinpoint where the case should be directed to.’

Ranked: tier 4

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Easy to work with and particularly well regarded for advisory work.’

Ranked: tier 5
Insurance and reinsurance – 2017 silks

Marie Louise Kinsler QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A specialist for international and jurisdictional disputes.’

Ranked: tier 1
Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Sonia Nolten - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Clever, clear and a very good barrister.’

Ranked: tier 3

Alison Green - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Very good knowledge of insurance and reinsurance.’

Ranked: tier 4

DorΓ© Green - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜First-choice senior junior to assist with highly technical insurance and property damage disputes.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud
Personal injury – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜covers all types of insurance law work’, including high-profile personal injury (with sport injury and stress at work specialisms) and insurance fraud claims where members are β€˜good at providing added value’. Clients are β€˜impressed’ with the β€˜real strength in depth in chambers’ as it has silks with β€˜expertise that is hard to match’.

Personal injury – Leading silks

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He really is a leading barrister, and a formidable opponent.’

Ranked: tier 2

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is very approachable and prompt with his advice. He has a niche specialism in cycling injury cases.’

Ranked: tier 4
Personal injury – 2017 silks

Marie Louise Kinsler QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She specialises in advising on personal injury claims arising from accidents abroad.’

Ranked: tier 1

Nina Goolamali QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Effective negotiator, team player, knows a case inside out, great with clients.’

Ranked: tier 1
Insurance fraud – Leading juniors

Anastasia Karseras - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Advice given in a clear and concise manner.’

Ranked: tier 1

Henry Morton Jack - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is excellent in cross-examination and has an ability to grasp all the issues.’

Ranked: tier 1
Personal injury – Leading juniors

Christopher Russell - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Meticulous in his preparation, never fearful of being challenged on his views and an excellent team player.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rehana Azib - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She is extremely thorough and very alive to clients’ needs and expectations.’

Ranked: tier 4

Roger Harris - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜An incredibly experienced and capable lawyer who is charming and an extraordinary tactician.’

Ranked: tier 4

Anastasia Karseras - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She has a fine attention to detail.’

Ranked: tier 5

Anna Hughes - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Good strength in depth.’

Ranked: tier 5

Bruce Gardiner - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He has great attention to detail and an excellent client facing manner.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Product liability
Product liability – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜One of the Bar’s leading lights in relation to product liability.’

Ranked: tier 2

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Excellent for complex advisory work.’

Ranked: tier 3

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

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

The β€˜impressive’ members at 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens are β€˜responsive and professional’ and the set has a β€˜good mix of senior and junior counsel to call on’ for professional negligence work. Charles Dougherty QC successfully appeared in the Court of Appeal, acting for the respondent in Schubert Murphy v Law Society, which raised the issue of the professional body’s duty of care to solicitors and the public. Dougherty also led David Thomas and Isabel Barter in Gaze v HS, acting for a silk and Bar Mutual in a Β£15m claim brought against the claimant’s former solicitors and counsel arising out of earlier unsuccessful litigation.

Professional negligence – Leading silks

Bob Moxon Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Provides very client-focused advice.’

Ranked: tier 2

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He has a quick mind and is an intellectual powerhouse.’

Ranked: tier 2

Neil Moody QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is experienced in construction-related professional negligence.’

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Miller QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜First rate.’

Ranked: tier 4

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is experienced in cases involving insurance professionals, engineers, construction professionals, lawyers and accountants.’

Ranked: tier 4
Professional negligence – leading juniors

Christopher Lundie - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Has experience across a range of professional negligence disputes.’

Ranked: tier 5

DorΓ© Green - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Exceptional attention to detail and forensic skills means he is unrivalled on complex expert heavy cases.’

Ranked: tier 5

Isabel Barter - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A brilliant junior who is a pleasure to work with and leaves no stone unturned.’

Ranked: tier 5

Sonia Nolten - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Hugely impressive.’

Ranked: tier 5

David Thomas - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A very good junior.’

Ranked: tier 6

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Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜High on quality and successfully punching above its weight’, the β€˜increasingly in-demand’ 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens has β€˜good strength in depth’ for clinical negligence and travel and cross border work. β€˜Always delivering a first-class service’, it is a β€˜go-to chambers for insurance-related disputes’ and has β€˜a suitable barrister for each individual case on which assistance is required’. It also has experience in the niche area of property damage disputes. β€˜Impressive’ senior clerk Lee Tyler, who β€˜is always only too willing to help’, guides a clerking team that is β€˜always on hand to assist’ and β€˜never holds back if they feel they can assist their instructing solicitors and insurer clients in any way’; they reflect β€˜a rightly assured "old school" and genteel style of clerking, for which there is a lot to be said’. β€˜Excellent’ joint first junior clerks Billy Hammonds (β€˜very helpful and provide a quick response to enquiries’) and Leanne Taylor, (β€˜efficient, responsive and always a pleasure to deal with’) are also worthy of note. Offices in: London

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Sport
Sport – 2017 Silks

Nina Goolamali QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Well-organised; provides direct, commercial advice backed by reasoned decisions. Particularly strong in personal injury and clinical negligence.’

Ranked: tier 1
Sport – Leading juniors

Stuart Benzie - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜A very persuasive and tenacious cross-examiner.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)
Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens

2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is a β€˜very strong set dealing with all issues of travel litigation (jurisdiction and applicable law)’. Members have β€˜real expertise in private international law’ and the core of their practice is dealing with the application of foreign law to high-value personal injury claims arising from accidents abroad. Highlights of the year include the Supreme Court decision in Brownlie v Four Seasons, in which Howard Palmer QC, Marie Louise Kinsler QC and Alistair Mackenzie appeared, concerning the ability to bring an action in tort in England arising out of an accident overseas.

Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading silks

Charles Dougherty QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜He is outstanding and a master of foreign law.’

Ranked: tier 1

Howard Palmer QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜His main strength is his attention to detail when dealing with detailed and complex areas of the law.’

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

Marie Louise Kinsler QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She is a standout performer and has a great knowledge on claims with a foreign element.’

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

Lucy Wyles - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜She specialises on package holiday claims and cases involving foreign law and jurisdictional disputes.’

Ranked: tier 3

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