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Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC
39 Essex Chambers
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Barrister specialising in commercial, construction, public law and human rights.


Called 1998; Middle Temple.




Ellis Guilford Comprehensive School, Nottingham; High Pavement Sixth Form College, Nottingham; Queens’ College, Cambridge (LLB 2(1) Law).


Swimming, theatre.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Administrative and public law (including local government)

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Kate Grange QC39 Essex ChambersA superb team player, she maintains her cool even under the most intense pressure.

Full of able barristers‘, 39 Essex Chambers is ‘a go-to set for public law matters in the healthcare field‘, as well as issues across public services and the welfare state. Jenni Richards QC represented a claimant in a High Court case concerning the Universal Credit system of calculating monthly income mismatching with their employers’ end-of-month payroll. Kate Grange QC represented various government departments as interested parties in the R (Privacy International) v Investigatory Powers Tribunal, a case concerning an “ouster” clause purporting to shield decisions of the IPT from judicial review. Katherine Apps, unled, acts for the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions against a claim brought by an unmarried woman who was turned down for widowed parents’ allowance and bereavement payments. Alison Foster QC has been appointed to the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court.

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 5

Kate Grange QC39 Essex ChambersIncredibly lucid, with an unerring ability to identify and distill the key points.