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Commercial litigation Tier 1
Brick Court Chambers is a 'first-rate set' that is 'excellent from top to bottom' and possesses 'almost universal quality'. Despite having 'the bench strength to deal with the biggest and most complex of cases', the set hasn't rested on its laurels, recently recruiting several strong junior barristers, including James McClelland and Charlotte Tan, from Fountain Court Chambers and Twenty Essex respectively. Major recent highlights included the Lloyds Banking Group shareholder litigation, where Helen Davies QC and Tony Singla successfully defended the bank. Seven members were also involved in Privatbank v Kolomoisky and others, including Mark Howard QC, Alec Haydon QC, Richard Blakeley, and Ben Woolgar.
Charlotte Tan - Brick Court Chambers ‘Fiercely bright, which is apparent from dealing with her, and in seeing the weight which her leaders put on her input - she works really hard, and goes the extra mile, which is really appreciated.’
Competition Tier 1
'First-choice on big-ticket competition law matters', Brick Court Chambers is 'a go-to set with many of the leading names in competition litigation'. Members were on both sides of the BritNed v ABB Court of Appeal round of the power cables saga, an appeal from the first cartel damages trial to reach judgment in the UK: Robert O'Donoghue QC and Hugo Leith for BritNed, and Mark Hoskins QC, Sarah Ford QC, Jennifer MacLeod and Jon Lawrence for the power cables companies. Before the Supreme Court, Marie Demetriou QC was against Hoskins QC in Merricks v Mastercard, concerning the certification of a collective claim on behalf of effectively anyone who made a purchase from a UK retailer accepting Mastercard before 2008. Members were also on both sides of merger control case Lebedev Holdings v Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, concerning a proposed Saudi investment, through a Caymanian structure, in the London Evening Standard and Independent newspapers; David Scannell QC (a 2020 silk appointment) and Emily MacKenzie represented the government, and Ford QC represented Lebedev Holdings. 2019 silk appointment Margaret Gray QC is active in matters with Northern Ireland crossover, and among the set's juniors Sarah Abram represents Stagecoach in a proposed standalone collective claim concerning fares for train journeys straddling the London fare zone boundary. In addition to Scannell taking silk, chambers has also celebrated the elevation of Colin West to silk and Kelyn Bacon QC being appointed to the High Court bench in 2020.
European Union law Tier 1
Brick Court Chambers is for many 'still the go-to set for EU law litigation, with a deep pool of talent'. In Luxembourg, Kelyn Bacon QC (elevated to the High Court as of 1 October 2020) represented bondholders of Banco Espirito Santo in a challenge to the European court's decision to approve the bank's bifurcation into a "good bank" and a "bad bank", while in the UK Supreme Court she was instructed for HMRC in Routier, a case concerning the status of Jersey as an EU "third country". Prior to his appointment in the 2020 silk round, and among other chemicals cases, David Scannell QC represented GE Healthcare before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in a challenge to a decision suspending the authorisation of a contrast agent used in MRI scans for over 25 years. Before the London courts, five members of chambers are involved in the Micula v Romania litigation caused by an instruction from the European Commission to the Romanian government to disregard an ICSID award it deemed to be state aid: Robert O'Donoghue QC, Gerard Rothschild and Emily MacKenzie for the Romanian government, and Marie Demetriou QC and Hugo Leith for one of the two claimants. Also of note, Charlotte Thomas is a rising star of EU law Bar.
Fraud: civil Tier 1
Brick Court Chambers 'has many of the best advocates at the commercial bar' and clients rate its 'clever, hard-working, unstuffy juniors with excellent judgement who can turn their hands to a broad range of commercial and public law matters'. Civil fraud remains a key area for many of its members who have an excellent track record on major cross-border disputes. Recently, Neil Calver QC (elevated to the High Court in October 2020) and Laura Newton appeared on opposing sides of Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Azitio Holdings Ltd and Ors. Tim Lord QC and Fred Hobson are also acting for three of the defendants in the epic SKAT v Solo Capital Partners and 160 Others. Ben Woolgar is a rising star in chambers.
Mediators Tier 1
Stephen Ruttle QC - Brick Court Chambers Brick Court Chambers' Stephen Ruttle QC, who is also at IPOS Mediation, is 'an exceptional mediator, who is easily at the top of the list for any difficult dispute. This is because he is passionate about resolving disputes and creative in the way he does so, always tailoring his approach to the precise circumstances of the case'. He ceased practising as a barrister and silk in 2002 and has since worked full time as a commercial mediator. By early 2020, he had mediated over 1500 cases; he is increasingly active as a mediator of community and faith-based disputes. He practises predominantly in London, but also mediates regularly in other parts of the UK and Ireland, and in several overseas jurisdictions. In late 2019, he successfully co-mediated the group litigation between over 550 sub-postmasters and the Post Office.
A set 'really building a reputation for taking on complex, high-profile administrative/public law challenge', Brick Court Chambers' members are active across public law, both in the commercial space as well as for respected NGOs and individual claimants. Paul Bowen QC represented the anonymised claimant, a disabled boy who was subjected to sexual abuse in a care home, in R (AB) v CC of Hampshire concerning the force's failure to provide him with a registered witness intermediary while reporting abuse to the police. Crossing over with her sanctions expertise, Maya Lester QC represented a number of Tamil activists in a challenge to the continued proscription of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, better known as the Tamil Tigers. The set's members continue to act for various government bodies; Marie Demetriou QC and Tim Johnston continue to represent Transport for London in litigation concerning Uber's licence to operate in London, while James McClelland, who joined from Fountain Court Chambers, acting for Uber in the same matter.
Brick Court Chambers is a 'go-to set for banking and finance work with some true stars and incredible strength in depth'. The set 'offers the whole package' and is noted for its 'large group of very talented barristers'. Its offering at the junior end was strengthened by the arrival of the highly-rated James McClelland from Fountain Court Chambers. Noteworthy cases include Republic of Mozambique v Credit Suisse in which Helen Davies QC and Tony Singla are leading the defence for Credit Suisse. Another highlight has been Banca Intesa Sanpaolo and Dexia Crediop v City of Venice in which Jasbir Dhillon QC is leading Geoffrey Kuehne.
Energy Tier 2
Brick Court Chambers has 'a deserved reputation as the pre-eminent commercial set at the London bar' and clients note that it has 'great depth at all levels and you can rely on its barristers to provide a premium service'. Energy is a key focus for the set's commercial work and its members handle high-value contractual disputes on behalf of large oil and gas and mining companies. Among its key members are Mark Howard QC who represented the claimants in Single Buoy Moorings v Zurich, which concerns the abandonment of a North Sea Oil platform, as well as the 'extremely dedicated' Fionn Pilbrow QC and 'independent-minded' Richard Eschwege. 'The clerks are keen to build relationships and demonstrate a good understanding of commercial realities', remarks a client.
Insurance and reinsurance Tier 2
'One of the leading commercial sets', Brick Court Chambers' 'clerks are well known for providing a superb service over many decades'; and the set 'has a very long and distinguished pedigree in insurance and reinsurance, with strength in depth and first-class counsels, who are available at all levels of seniority'. Neil Calver QC (elevated to the High Court as of 1 October 2020) represented Single Buoy Mooring in reportedly the largest commercial court claim in the London insurance market in 2019, which arose out of the abandonment of a mobile offshore production unit in the Norwegian North Sea. Also of note, Harry Matovu QC acted for Hiscox in a successful application for an anti-suit injunction to enforce arbitration provisions in an insurance policy.
Brick Court Chambers fields an impressive roster of arbitrators. Former judges such as Lord Hoffmann have rightly established themselves as highly sought after arbitrators. Members also include several highly rated arbitration specialists, including Klaus Reichert SC and Hilary Heilbron QC. The set's experience runs the full gamut of industries and arbitration types.
Professional negligence Tier 2
Brick Court Chambers is 'a strong set in the professional negligence area', with a number of 'excellent barristers, both silks and juniors'. Members handle claims against a wide range of professionals, but have recently been particularly active in claims against advisers in relation to film finance tax schemes, with Tom Adam QC defending two leading silks in McClean & Others v Andrew Thornhill QC and Lancaster & Others v Jonathan Peacock QC. Auditors' negligence cases are also an area of strength for the set: Simon Salzedo QC continues to represent the defendants in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton (leading Sophie Shaw) and BAT v PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Brick Court Chambers is 'an excellent set with very clever people' with key specialisms across EU law, public law, and handling complex civil liberties claims. Continuing on from his work including Purdy and Nicklinson, Paul Bowen QC is acting in R (Omid T) v Ministry of Justice, a right to assisted death case for an individual with a degenerative neurological condition. He is also representing Anthony Cohen v State of Trinidad and Tobago in an appeal against the murder conviction and a constitutional challenge to the death penalty. Jemima Stratford QC is representing three human rights NGOs in a judicial review on the legality of the UK's arms export to Saudi Arabia which is pending before the Supreme Court. The 'fantastic' Maya Lester QC is also of note as is the 'superb' Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC who remains a distinguished member of chambers. A 'star of her generation', Jennifer MacLeod is 'phenomenally quick, a great team player and a fantastic strategist. She is the full package.' She joins the 'diligent, detail-oriented, and pragmatic' Emma Mockford in the rising stars list.
Brick Court Chambers is 'a pleasure to work with, from the receptionist to the QCs' and it 'has a number of excellent practitioners in international arbitration, and a growing presence in the area'. The set's silks and juniors draw from a broad and deep range of experience. Neil Calver QC (elevated to the High Court on 1 October 2020) and Ben Woolgar represented Equitas in Pakistan Reinsurance Company v Equitas, in which an arbitrator was being challenged. Harry Matovu QC, who is especially noted for his experience in Africa-related disputes, recently represented the Nigerian government in Process and Industrial Developments Ltd v Federal Republic of Nigeria, concerning the enforcement of an arbitration award.
Harry Matovu QC - Brick Court Chambers ‘A legal force of hurricane strength, his analytical skills, combined with creativity and advocacy skills, topped by the smoothest and most highly lethal approach to cross-examination I have ever experienced, makes him the quintessential QC.’
Brick Court Chambers' members are instructed in a number of regulatory matters concerning solicitors and accountants. Tom Adam QC continues to head a team working with the Financial Reporting Council on its investigations into the demise of Carillion, concerning among other matters its audits by KPMG. Among the set's juniors is Sarah Bousfield, who represents the Solicitors Regulation Authority in matters concerning the collapse of law firm Blavo & Co.
A fantastic modern clerking team. They are a complete pleasure to deal with.
Always friendly and approachable at all levels of seniority. I have always been impressed by Paul Dennison.
An incredibly strong team of clerks. They provide great support and prompt assistance in all case management related issues, including on costs, filings, and meeting arrangements. We have in particular been impressed by the professionalism of and assistance provided by: Tony Burgess, Luke Carvalho and Jo Francis.
I would single out Tony Burgess who is just brilliant at providing the responsive support we need.
Both Tony and Paul as head clerks do an excellent job – very commercial in their approach and always at the end of the phone
Brick Court’s clerks’ room provides unparalleled service. The clerks’ relationships with teh Court are without equal; they are the best in the business.
Client service is second nature to the team. Their clerks room is headed by the brilliant Paul Dennison, who is always frank, helpful and thoroughly professional. They are very clear on fees and in my experience willing to be pragmatic to support the client.
Excellent clerking, very responsive. Know the barristers well. I would single out Luke who is my ‘go-to’ person in Chambers
Tony Burgess is a pleasure to work with and always sensible on rates.
First class service – Paul Dennison impresses with his responsiveness.
They’ve been hugely helpful at facilitating conference calls and meetings, often at short notice, and have offered to help us (very graciously!) on a number of occasions now by photocopying/collating huge volumes of material in-Chambers, so that we don’t have to manage it all from our office.
I consider Brick Court to be the pre-eminent set in this area. Their main competition is Monckton Chambers, but I would rank Brick Court ahead in terms of strength in depth.
I find the Brick Court clerks to be the best to deal with across the city. They are responsive, realistic in relation to fees, and in general have a very helpful approach.
Jo Francis is a very able clerk – an excellent communicator.
Jo Francis is always bright, helpful and practical to deal with.
Luke Carvalho and Jo Francis are lovely to deal with, prompt to respond and practical in their approach.
Luke Carvalho and Tony Burgess are excellent – approachable, friendly, pragmatic, commercial, fast to respond.
Luke is particularly easy to deal with and has word-class client care and understanding.
Paul and Tony are first rate.
Paul Dennison is at the top of his game. Commercial, knowledgeable and user-friendly. Pleasure to work with.
Jo Francis is simply superb. Tony Burgess is brilliant (but is obviously operating at a higher level now)
The clerks always have excellent suggestions for who to instruct. Luke Carvalho is particularly helpful and responsive.
The clerks at Brick Court are very good – they are very responsive, efficient and personable.
The service from the clerks room is always good, no matter which clerk you speak to. The reception desk is also welcoming and helpful, which helps with frazzled clients.
A fantastic commercial and public law set
A fantastic set and a great pleasure to work with. Their work product is of the highest quality.
A first class set with some of the best commercial litigators at silk and junior level
A first rate magic circle set. One of the best of the best.
A strong set, that offers an excellent pro bono service, which is always delivered to the highest standard.
A top rate commercial set with significant strength in depth.
A top set for cases involving human rights and crossovers with EU law
A very good set, who really support pro bono work brought in the pubic interest. A combination excellent legal practitioners working to offer access to justice.
An excellent set. A go to set for this kind of work.
They cover the full range of commercial expertise, including professional negligence.
Brick Court are clearly in the top 3 (if not top 2) chambers specialising in competition litigation and refreshingly have several barristers with extensive experience working on both the claimant and defendant side.
Brick Court are one of the best. They happily engage with us on various training related issues and their barristers are consistently involved in some of the key competition cases.
Brick Court are the go to set for big ticket commercial work. The set is excellent from top to bottom
Brick court are the go to set for commercial work involving bet the company issues.
Brick court are the premier set in this area of law with talent at every level. That sometimes means availability is a challenge, but the clerks have been superb in helping us manage that.
Brick Court Chambers are one of the first sets you think of in this area.
Brick Court Chambers is known for being consistently excellent and I have always been very impressed with any barristers that I have worked with or appeared against.
Brick Court Chambers offer excellent training courses, which have been invaluable, particularly during lockdown.
Brick Court continues to be regarded as one of the very top flight of chambers for commercial and banking litigation.
Brick Court continues to go from strength to strength. They have enviable strength in depth across the board and it has been particularly gratifying to see greater diversity in the make up of chambers with some truly excellent female QCs and juniors.
Brick Court field an incredibly strong team of barristers and are the go to set for competition matters.
Brick Court has a deserved and long standing reputation as one of the best chambers in London.
Brick Court has a number of excellent practitioners in international arbitration, and a growing presence in the area.
Brick Court has a strong cohort of barristers, both in silk and as juniors, who practise in banking litigation.
Brick Court has few peers as a top tier commercial set.
Brick Court has unparalleled strength-in-depth in the field of competition law in my view.
Brick Court have a deserved reputation as the pre-eminent commercial set at the London bar. They have great depth at all levels, and you can rely on their barristers to provide a premium service.
Brick Court have fantastic public lawyers, particularly at a junior level. They are my go to set.
Brick Court is a clearly a market leading chambers. They have a large group of very talented barristers. They are the go-to set for banking litigation.
Brick Court is a clearly a market leading chambers. They have a large group of very talented barristers. They are the go-to set for banking litigation.
Well respected, it has some big names but also a lot who are under the radar.
First rate, across QCs and juniors.
Brick Court Chambers > Set Profile
Brick Court Chambers is one of the leading sets of barristers chambers in the UK.
Heads of Chambers: Mark Howard QC, Helen Davies QC
Senior Clerks: Tony Burgess, Paul Dennison
The set: There are 92 members who practise full-time, including 42 QCs. Chambers specialises in commercial, EU/competition and public law, maintaining a strong reputation in all areas.
Types of work undertaken: Commercial work includes all aspects of international trade, finance and commerce, with particular emphasis on banking, insurance, reinsurance, shipping and city work, and on private international law. Members of chambers also specialise in fields as diverse as professional negligence, media and entertainment law, defamation, takeovers and mergers, employment law, sports law and public international law. The majority of chambers work consists of High Court litigation and commercial arbitrations, together with appeals to the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Privy Council and associated advisory work. Junior members of chambers also undertake more varied common law work in the County Court and in employment tribunals.
Brick Court Chambers has an outstanding team of EU lawyers who are specialists in all aspects of EU and competition litigation. EU law practitioners appear in the full range of English courts and tribunals, before the CMA and Competition Appeals Tribunal, as well as in the Court of Justice and General Court in Luxembourg and a wide range of other international courts and arbitral tribunals. Members of chambers have considerable expertise in human rights and in commercial and regulatory judicial review, a field which enables chambers to combine its strengths in public, commercial and EU law.
Members of Brick Court Chambers are clearly recognised as leaders in their fields evidenced by their presence in the most important and high-profile cases within those fields. Members of chambers have been involved in the following recent key cases: TGTL v CATS; Sharp and ors v Blank and ors (HBOS); KeyMed Ltd v Hillman and Woodford; Avonwick Holdings Limited v Azitio Holdings Limited and ors; The Federal Republic of Nigeria v JP Morgan Chase; AssetCo Plc v Grant Thornton UK; Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK; Trucks damages litigation (individual and collective proceedings); FX damages litigation; Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited v Visa and ors/Mastercard and ors; CMA v Flynn Pharma Limited and Pfizer; Micula and others v Romania; Miller v Prime Minister/Cherry and others v Advocate General for Scotland.
Door tenants: Phillips, Lord (1962), Hoffmann, Lord (1964), Hope, Lord (1965), Clarke, Sir Christopher (1969), Aikens, Sir Richard (1973), Simon, Sir Peregrine (1974), Popplewell, Sir Oliver (1951), Buckley, Sir Roger (1962), Barling, Sir Gerald (1972), Walker, Sir Paul (1979), Chambers QC, HH Nicholas (1966), Forwood QC, Sir Nicholas (1970), Macken SC, Judge Fidelma (1987), Kentridge QC, Sir Sydney (1977), Webb QC, Robert (1971), Thorley QC, Simon (1972), Gordon QC, Richard (1972), Cran QC, Mark (1973), Sturrock QC, John (1986), Sutton, Alastair (1972), Macrory CBE, Prof Richard (1974), Muchlinski, Prof Peter (1981), Woloniecki, Jan (1983), Andenas QC (Hon), Dr Mads (1997), Le Sueur, Prof Andrew (1987), Sharp, Geoff (1999), Jones, Oliver (2009), McCorquodale, Prof Robert (2011).
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|Senior Clerk||Paul Dennisonfirstname.lastname@example.org||020 7520 9808|
|Member of Chambers||HOWARD QC, Mark (1980)|
|Member of Chambers||DAVIES QC, Helen (1991)|
|Member of Chambers||HEILBRON QC, Hilary (1971)|
|Member of Chambers||RUTTLE QC, Stephen (1976)|
|Member of Chambers||WOOD QC, William (1980)|
|Member of Chambers||HOLLANDER QC, Charles (1978)|
|Member of Chambers||LORD ANDERSON KBE QC (1985)|
|Member of Chambers||PREVEZER QC, Sue (2000)|
|Member of Chambers||OTTON-GOULDER QC, Catharine (1983)|
|Member of Chambers||LORD QC, Richard (1981)|
|Member of Chambers||SWAINSTON QC, Michael (1985)|
|Member of Chambers||FLYNN QC, James (1978)|
|Member of Chambers||ADAM QC, Tom (1991)|
|Member of Chambers||LORD QC, Tim (1992)|
|Member of Chambers||RANDOLPH QC, Fergus (1985)|
|Member of Chambers||HOSKINS QC, Mark (1991)|
|Member of Chambers||ROBERTSON QC, Aidan (1995)|
|Member of Chambers||SLADE QC, Richard (1987)|
|Member of Chambers||MATOVU QC, Harry (1988)|
|Member of Chambers||STRATFORD QC, Jemima (1993)|
|Member of Chambers||JOWELL QC, Daniel (1995)|
|Member of Chambers||SALZEDO QC, Simon (1995)|
|Member of Chambers||BOOLS QC, Michael (1991)|
|Member of Chambers||BOWEN QC, Paul (1993)|
|Member of Chambers||DEMETRIOU QC, Marie (1995)|
|Member of Chambers||DHILLON QC, Jasbir (1996)|
|Member of Chambers||MASEFIELD QC, Roger (1994)|
|Member of Chambers||BIRT QC, Simon (1998)|
|Member of Chambers||LEE QC, Sarah (1990)|
|Member of Chambers||LESTER QC, Maya (2000)|
|Member of Chambers||PLEWMAN QC, Thomas (2009)|
|Member of Chambers||GAUNTLETT QC, Jeremy (1993)|
|Member of Chambers||O'DONOGHUE QC, Robert (1996)|
|Member of Chambers||MIDWINTER QC, Stephen (2002)|
|Member of Chambers||FORD QC, Sarah (2002)|
|Member of Chambers||SAUNDERS QC, Nicholas (2001)|
|Member of Chambers||HAYDON QC, Alec (1993)|
|Member of Chambers||GRAY QC, Margaret (1998)|
|Member of Chambers||PILBROW QC, Fionn (2001)|
|Member of Chambers||WAKEFIELD QC, Victoria (2003)|
|Member of Chambers||WEST QC, Colin (1999)|
|Member of Chambers||SCANNELL, David (2003)|
|Member of Chambers||IRVIN, Peter (1972)|
|Member of Chambers||WRIGHT, Paul (1990)|
|Member of Chambers||ROXBURGH, Alan (1992)|
|Member of Chambers||THOMAS, Andrew (1996)|
|Member of Chambers||REICHERT SC, Klaus (1996)|
|Member of Chambers||WILLIS, Tony (2004)|
|Member of Chambers||McCLELLAND, James (2004)|
|Member of Chambers||ROTHSCHILD, Gerard (2005)|
|Member of Chambers||DAWID, Jonathan (2005)|
|Member of Chambers||HOBSON, Fred (2005)|
|Member of Chambers||ABRAM, Sarah (2006)|
|Member of Chambers||LOVE, Sarah (2006)|
|Member of Chambers||SINGLA, Tony (2007)|
|Member of Chambers||BLAKELEY, Richard (2007)|
|Member of Chambers||ESCHWEGE, Richard (2008)|
|Member of Chambers||HARRISON, Edward (2008)|
|Member of Chambers||MORRISON, Craig (2008)|
|Member of Chambers||NEWTON, Laura (2009)|
|Member of Chambers||TAN, Charlotte (2008)|
|Member of Chambers||HO, Edward (2009)|
|Member of Chambers||PICCININ, Daniel (2010)|
|Member of Chambers||SCHAEFER, Max (2010)|
|Member of Chambers||BOLDING, Michael (2010)|
|Member of Chambers||JOHNSTON, Tim (2011)|
|Member of Chambers||BIRDLING, Malcolm (2011)|
|Member of Chambers||BAILEY, David (2012)|
|Member of Chambers||KUEHNE, Geoffrey (2012)|
|Member of Chambers||McINTYRE, Andrew (2011)|
|Member of Chambers||MacKENZIE, Emily (2012)|
|Member of Chambers||BOX, Joanne (2012)|
|Member of Chambers||LAWSON, Kyle (2012)|
|Member of Chambers||AL-RIKABI, Zara (2012)|
|Member of Chambers||LEITH, Hugo (2013)|
|Member of Chambers||MacLEOD, Jennifer (2013)|
|Member of Chambers||THOMAS, Charlotte (2013)|
|Member of Chambers||KENNEDY, Matthew (2013)|
|Member of Chambers||PASCOE, Tom (2013)|
|Member of Chambers||BOUSFIELD, Sarah (2013)|
|Member of Chambers||WOOLGAR, Ben (2014)|
|Member of Chambers||SHAW, Sophie (2015)|
|Member of Chambers||HEATON, David (2015)|
|Member of Chambers||MOCKFORD, Emma (2016)|
|Member of Chambers||KHAN, Aaron (2016)|
|Member of Chambers||WOOD, Tom (2017)|
|Member of Chambers||SCOTT, Jonathan (2017)|
|Member of Chambers||LAWRENCE, Jon (2018)|
|Member of Chambers||WILMOT-SMITH, Frederick (2018)|
|Member of Chambers||HOWELL, Richard (2018)|
|Member of Chambers||RABINOWITZ, Jacob (2018)|
|Member of Chambers||FOXTON, Tom (2019)|
|Sarah Abram||Barrister specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration, EU/competition and public law, with…||View Profile|
|Tom Adam||Tom Adam QC is well-known as a leading advocate and adviser in…||View Profile|
|Zahra Al-Rikabi||Zahra has a broad practice encompassing commercial litigation, private and public international…||View Profile|
|David Bailey||Barrister specialising in EU and UK competition law, public and administrative law,…||View Profile|
|Malcolm Birdling||Malcolm is a junior barrister with a litigation practice specialising in all…||View Profile|
|Simon Birt||Simon’s practice covers all aspects of commercial litigation and arbitration, including banking…||View Profile|
|Richard Blakeley||Richard has a broad practice that covers all aspects of Chambers’ work…||View Profile|
|Michael Bolding||Michael has a broad, predominantly commercial, practice. He appears regularly in the…||View Profile|
|Michael Bools||Michael Bools’s practice covers all areas of commercial law and advocacy. He…||View Profile|
|Sarah Bousfield||Commercial dispute resolution, financial services, construction, regulatory, and public law.||View Profile|
|Paul Bowen||Paul Bowen QC practises across the spectrum of public and administrative law,…||View Profile|
|Joanne Box||Jo practises in all areas of Chambers’ work, with a particular emphasis…||View Profile|
|Helen Davies||Helen Davies is the joint Head of Brick Court Chambers. She has…||View Profile|
|Jonathan Dawid||Jonathan Dawid has a broad commercial practice, including banking, private equity, financial…||View Profile|
|Marie Demetriou||Marie Demetriou QC has a broad practice specialising in competition law, EU…||View Profile|
|Jasbir Dhillon||Jasbir is an advocate with over 25 years’ experience specialising in complex…||View Profile|
|Richard Eschwege||Richard Eschwege has a broad, predominantly commercial, practice. He has advised on…||View Profile|
|James Flynn||James Flynn QC is a leading competition law litigator at the London…||View Profile|
|Sarah Ford||Able and versatile junior specialising in EU, competition and regulatory law, commercial…||View Profile|
|Jeremy Gauntlett||Arbitrations, public law (particularly constitutional, administrative and regulatory – including competition and…||View Profile|
|Margaret Gray||Barrister specialising in competition law, EU law, public and administrative law and…||View Profile|
|Edward Harrison||Edward Harrison has a broad commercial litigation and arbitration practice. He is…||View Profile|
|Alec Haydon||Barrister specialising in all areas of commercial litigation and arbitration, advice, drafting…||View Profile|
|David Heaton||David practises in commercial, public, EU and competition law and international arbitration. He…||View Profile|
|Hilary Heilbron||Hilary Heilbron QC now focuses principally on international arbitration, sitting frequently as…||View Profile|
|Edward Ho||Barrister advising on commercial disputes of all kinds and has appeared as…||View Profile|
|Fred Hobson||Barrister undertaking general commercial work, with focus on fraud and banking and financial…||View Profile|
|Charles Hollander||Charles Hollander has long experience practising as an advocate. The breadth of his…||View Profile|
|Mark Hoskins||Mark Hoskins was called to the Bar of England and Wales in…||View Profile|
|Mark Howard||Mark Howard is the joint Head of Brick Court Chambers. He is widely regarded…||View Profile|
|Peter Irvin||Barrister practising predominantly in commercial law as adviser, litigator, arbitrator (LMAA and LCIA)…||View Profile|
|Tim Johnston||Tim has a thriving public law practice. His current and recent public…||View Profile|
|Daniel Jowell||Daniel Jowell QC has been described by Chambers & Partners (2016) as…||View Profile|
|Matthew Kennedy||Before coming to the Bar, Matthew worked in the international arbitration group…||View Profile|
|Aaron Khan||Prior to joining chambers, Aaron held various academic roles at the University…||View Profile|
|Geoffrey Kuehne||Geoffrey practises in all areas of chambers’ work, with particular emphasis on…||View Profile|
|Jon Lawrence||Before being called to the Bar in 2018, Jon was a partner…||View Profile|
|Kyle Lawson||Kyle practises in all areas of Chambers’ work, with a particular emphasis…||View Profile|
|Sarah Lee||Sarah Lee QC practises in the fields of EU Law, Public Law and Competition/Regulatory…||View Profile|
|Hugo Leith||Hugo practises in all areas of Chambers’ work, with an emphasis on…||View Profile|
|Maya Lester||Maya Lester QC is recommended as a leading silk by the legal…||View Profile|
|Richard Lord||The core of Richard Lord’s practice for over 25 years has been…||View Profile|
|Tim Lord||Tim Lord QC took Silk after 16 years at the Bar, on the…||View Profile|
|Sarah Love||Barrister specialising in competition and regulatory law, public and administrative law, European…||View Profile|
|Emily MacKenzie||Emily takes instructions in commercial, administrative and competition/European law. She regularly appears…||View Profile|
|Jennifer MacLeod||Barrister specialising in public law and human rights, EU and competition law,…||View Profile|
|Roger Masefield||Roger Masefield has over 20 years’ litigation experience of all aspects of…||View Profile|
|Harry Matovu||Harry Matovu is a noted advocate, “a consummate cross-examiner, who’s great on…||View Profile|
|James McClelland||James has a wide-ranging practice in commercial litigation and arbitration, public law (including…||View Profile|
|Andrew McIntyre||Andrew practises in public, administrative, European and commercial law. He has broad…||View Profile|
|Stephen Midwinter||Commercial law (currently engaged in major international civil fraud claim); insurance and…||View Profile|
|Emma Mockford||Emma joined Chambers as a tenant in July 2017 following successful completion…||View Profile|
|Craig Morrison||Craig practises in all areas of chambers’ work, with a particular focus…||View Profile|
|Laura Newton||Laura Newton is a leading junior barrister with a commercial practice which…||View Profile|
|Robert O’Donoghue QC||Mr O’Donoghue’s practice focuses on all aspects of EU and UK competition…||View Profile|
|Robert O’Donoghue QC||Mr O’Donoghue’s practice focuses on all aspects of EU and UK competition…||View Profile|
|Catharine Otton-Goulder||Catharine works in general commercial and common law. She handles very large,…||View Profile|
|Tom Pascoe||Tom’s practice covers Commercial, EU/Competition and Public Law. He has worked on…||View Profile|
|Daniel Piccinin||Daniel Piccinin practises in all areas of chambers’ work and has particular…||View Profile|
|Fionn Pilbrow||Practises in all areas of commercial law (including banking and finance, energy…||View Profile|
|Thomas Plewman||A highly regarded South African silk who moved to London in 2010. …||View Profile|
|Sue Prevezer||Sue Prevezer is a senior barrister with over 30 years of experience…||View Profile|
|Fergus Randolph||Fergus Randolph QC is at the forefront of EU and competition law…||View Profile|
|Klaus Reichert SC||Senior counsel specialising in international arbitration. Has undertaken in excess of two…||View Profile|
|Aidan Robertson||Aidan Robertson QC specialises in competition, EU and public law. He has…||View Profile|
|Gerard Rothschild||Barrister specialising in commercial, competition and public law. Notable commercial law cases have included:…||View Profile|
|Alan Roxburgh||Barrister specialising in general commercial and common law, including banking, insurance and…||View Profile|
|Stephen Ruttle||Stephen has been in practice at Brick Court Chambers since 1978. He…||View Profile|
|Simon Salzedo||Simon Salzedo QC is a leading advocate and adviser who is accessible,…||View Profile|
|Nicholas Saunders||Nicholas practises in all areas of intellectual property law (including trade marks,…||View Profile|
|David Scannell||Barrister, specialising in EU and competition and commercial law. Acted for Sky…||View Profile|
|Max Schaefer||Max has been instructed in some of the most significant commercial disputes of…||View Profile|
|Jonathan Scott||Before coming to the Bar, Jonathan worked for two years at an…||View Profile|
|Sophie Shaw||Sophie has a broad practice across the range of work undertaken in…||View Profile|
|Tony Singla||Tony Singla has a broad practice which covers all aspects of commercial…||View Profile|
|Richard Slade||Richard Slade QC is a versatile silk with a wide commercial practice,…||View Profile|
|Jemima Stratford||Jemima Stratford QC is widely recognised as a leading litigator in EU,…||View Profile|
|Michael Swainston||Michael Swainston QC has a broad litigation and advisory practice in England…||View Profile|
|Charlotte Tan||Charlotte has a broad commercial practice, with a particular focus on civil…||View Profile|
|Andrew Thomas||Barrister specialising in general commercial litigation. Cases: Bancomext v ETECSA (recognition of…||View Profile|
|Charlotte Thomas||Charlotte has a broad practice which covers all areas of chambers’ work,…||View Profile|
|Victoria Wakefield||Barrister specialising in commercial, public and European and competition law, instructed in…||View Profile|
|Colin West||Barrister, cases include: iiyama UK Limited v Samsung Electronics Ltd.  EWCA…||View Profile|
|Tony Willis||Areas of practice include mediation, arbitration, dispute resolution, process design and negotiation.…||View Profile|
|William Wood||Bill Wood QC is one of the UK’s leading commercial mediators. Bill…||View Profile|
|Tom Wood||Tom has a broad practice spanning all areas of chambers’ work including…||View Profile|
|Ben Woolgar||Ben’s practice is focussed on heavy-duty commercial litigation and arbitration (including civil fraud,…||View Profile|
|Paul Wright||Barrister specialising in general commercial litigation and administrative law.||View Profile|
|Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC||David’s practice is built on his knowledge of European Union, human rights…||View Profile|
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