Peter Mant > Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC
39 Essex Chambers
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Public inquiries: E coli inquiry, junior for Food Standards Agency.


Called 2006; Inner Temple; European Court of Human Rights 2009-10 Contributed to update of ‘The Law of Human Rights’ by Clayton. Author of Current Law Annotation to Health Act 2009.


ALBA; HRLA; Liberty.


Cherwell School, Oxford; Churchill College, Cambridge (2003 History BA 2:1); City University (2005 CPE – Commendation); College of Law (BVC – ‘outstanding’).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Administrative and public law (including elections)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Peter Mant39 Essex ChambersA good advocate whose cases are well-prepared and well-presented with a manner that the court likes

London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Peter Mant39 Essex ChambersAn expert in Court of Protection work. He is the calm in the eye of the storm, and never loses his composure.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Peter Mant39 Essex ChambersVery knowledgeable in the sector – and of the organisation in particular -and applies that in a practical and pragmatic way.

39 Essex Chambers is ‘up there with the market leaders for professional discipline‘, with an equally strong reputation in disciplinary proceedings involving a full spectrum of medical and legal matters. Gregory Treverton-Jones QC  is ‘considered to be the expert for Solicitors Discipline and Regulation‘ – he represented a solicitor who, despite the fact that one allegation being substantiated, received £27,000 in costs after the case was described by the tribunal as being based on “errors and misunderstandings”. Top juniors include David Bradly, ‘scrupulously fair and even-handed, yet most effective in cross-examining witnesses’, and the ‘very knowledgeablePeter Mant, who represented the Professional Standard Authority in joint appeals against the acquittal of two nurses of dishonesty charges relating to the production and use of a fabricated training certificate.