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Chambers of William McCormick QC

13 ELY PLACE, LONDON, EC1N 6RY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7400 9600
Fax:
Fax 020 7400 9630
DX:
291 CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.elyplace.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Ely Place Chambers’ core practice groups are business, employment, property and private client, media and sport, and public and regulatory law. The set β€˜compares favourably to other chambers in terms of value for money and accessibility’, and β€˜there is a genuine feeling that the clerks and barristers are prepared to work with solicitors to provide outstanding service to the client’. β€˜Even when the counsel that you initially wanted is unavailable, the clerks do go out of their way to find a suitable alternative’; they provide β€˜exceptional’ support and β€˜always go the extra mile to ensure instructing solicitors’ needs are met’. Senior clerk Richard Sheehan builds β€˜a very good rapport’ with clients. He and Kevin Morrow are β€˜sensible, trustworthy and reliable’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Company and partnership
Company – Leading silks

William McCormick QC - Ely Place Chambers β€˜Particularly recommended for offshore company disputes.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Defamation and privacy
Defamation and privacy – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

Ely Place Chambers

Ely Place Chambers is β€˜a very good set’, which has recently been involved in Blackburn v BBC and Hall, concerning evidence given to the Dame Janet Smith inquiry into the activities of Jimmy Saville, and Morleigh Homes v BBC Panorama, relating to defamatory allegations through undercover documentary footage.

Defamation and privacy – Leading silks

William McCormick QC - Ely Place Chambers β€˜A great advocate, who works hard and is a real team player.’

Ranked: tier 3
Defamation and privacy – Leading juniors

John Samson - Ely Place Chambers β€˜He is thorough, flexible and very sharp.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

David Mitchell - Ely Place Chambers β€˜He is extremely approachable and his work is always of a high standard.’

Ranked: tier 3

Michael Salter - Ely Place Chambers β€˜He is technically very able and extremely user-friendly.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Health and safety
Health and safety – Leading juniors

Iain Daniels - Ely Place Chambers β€˜He has a good understanding of issues related to the NHS and is great on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Inquests and inquiries
Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Iain Daniels - Ely Place Chambers β€˜He has a very good manner with clients and is effective on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Professional negligence
Professional negligence – Leading juniors

Jeffrey Bacon - Ely Place Chambers β€˜Highly regarded.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading juniors

Russell Stone - Ely Place Chambers β€˜Recommended for boundary disputes.’

Ranked: tier 4

Clifford Darton - Ely Place Chambers β€˜He has niche strengths in water pollution-related property cases.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Ely Place Chambers’ core practice groups are business, employment, property and private client, media and sport, and public and regulatory law. The set β€˜compares favourably to other chambers in terms of value for money and accessibility’, and β€˜there is a genuine feeling that the clerks and barristers are prepared to work with solicitors to provide outstanding service to the client’. β€˜Even when the counsel that you initially wanted is unavailable, the clerks do go out of their way to find a suitable alternative’; they provide β€˜exceptional’ support and β€˜always go the extra mile to ensure instructing solicitors’ needs are met’. Senior clerk Richard Sheehan builds β€˜a very good rapport’ with clients. He and Kevin Morrow are β€˜sensible, trustworthy and reliable’. Offices in: London

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Social housing
Social housing – Leading juniors

Sally Blackmore - Ely Place Chambers β€˜Able to grasp unique areas of the law extremely well.’

Ranked: tier 4

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