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Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC

7-8 ESSEX STREET, LONDON, WC2R 3LD, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7379 3550
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Fax 020 7379 3558
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Charles Hollander QC

Tel:
Work 020 7379 3550
Email:
Brick Court Chambers (Chambers of Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC)

Position

Commercial: Winterthur v The Accident Group (after the event insurance claim against 634 firms of solicitors for negligence); Axa v various firms of solicitors (after the event insurance-professional negligence); Buncefield litigation; Three Rivers litigation; Petroval v Stainby (money laundering in BVI-Yukos fraud); Investec v The Retail Group (exit fee on loan agreement). EU law: Bookmakers Afternoon Greyhound Services v AMRAC (Turf TV-Article 81); Viking Line v ITF and FSU (free movement rights-ship blacking in Finland) H3G v O2 (UK) (pre-action disclosure on Art 81 claim); adidas-salomon v Draper (tennis: Art 81 discrimination in dress code in grand slam rules) ; British Horseracing Board v Attheraces (excess pricing-art 82); Media: CSC v Video Performance Ltd (Copyright tribunal-royalty rate for music TV videos) Excelsior v YTV (rights to ‘Darling Buds of May’ and ‘A Touch of Frost’), Barclays v Guardian (publication of confidential tax avoidance documentation. Sport: IAAF v Linford Christie (drugs), FA v Arsene Wenger, Joorabchian v West Ham, Wimbledon FC v Football League, Digicel v West Indies Cricket Board (Stanford 20/20).

Career

Called 1978; QC 1999. Publications: ‘Documentary Evidence’ 1st ed 1985, 10th ed 2009; ‘Conflicts of Interest and Chinese Walls’ 1st ed 2000, 3rd ed 2008; ‘Phipson on Evidence’ 17th ed 2009 (with others); called to the Bar in Eastern Caribbean, Brunei and Gibraltar; Crown Court recorder, deputy High Court judge (QB and Chancery Divisions); chair of standards committee and board member, Bar Standards Board.

Education

University College School, Hampstead; Kings College, Cambridge (1977 BA Classics 1st; 1981 MA).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Charles Hollander QC - Brick Court ChambersAn excellent technical lawyer and a persuasive advocate.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Charles Hollander QC - Brick Court ChambersHe gives good advice in difficult areas, where judgement is needed as well as a good grasp of the law.

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