Emily Neill > Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk KC and Anthony Peto KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk KC and Anthony Peto KC
Blackstone Chambers
Blackstone House, Temple

Living Wage


Specialises in public law, European and competition law, commercial and employment law. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.


Called 2008; Inner Temple (major scholar).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Telecoms Regulation

(Telecoms (Regulatory) - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Emily Neill – Blackstone ChambersIncredibly switched on, all over the detail, personable and approachable.

London Bar > Energy

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Emily NeillBlackstone Chambers ‘Emily works well under pressure and can turn over documents very quickly, being all over complex regulations and statutes, which she distils with ease.’

At Blackstone Chambers, ‘counsel practising public law are top-notch and this is one of the go-to sets for public law and regulation’. The ‘very professional and offers detailed advice and assistance’ in undertaking specialist litigation in the energy and natural resources field, with their work encompassing commercial, regulatory, environmental and public law disputes. New silk Hanif Mussa KC acted for National Grid and its subsidiaries in their successful appeal to the Competition and Markets Authority against a multi-billion pound price control set by Ofgem in respect of the gas and electricity sectors. Alan Maclean KC was also appointed as junior counsel to Ofgem. Increasingly prominent junior Emily Neill, who is ‘incredibly user-friendly and collegiate’, is a go-to counsel for the three energy regulators in the UK.

London Bar > Competition

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Emily NeillBlackstone ChambersEmily is incredibly hard-working and gets into the details of a matter quickly. Her ability to process and retain large amounts of information is incredible.

Blackstone Chambers offers a wealth of competition experience with members having appeared in many of the landmark cases in both domestic and European courts, operating at the forefront of regulatory enforcement and private damages actions in the UK. Brian Kennelly KC represented the tech giant in Kent v Apple, defending an abuse of dominance allegation concerning the fees for Apple’s App Store before the Competition Appeal Tribunal. James Segan KC has particular expertise in global FRAND matters, which he deployed in InterDigital v Lenovo, representing the latter on a licensing action relating to Motorola and Lenovo smartphones. Emily Neill acted for Bank of America in a damages claim brought by various financial institutions for alleged FX market manipulation.

London Bar > European Union law

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Emily NeillBlackstone ChambersAn exceptional barrister possessing a first class legal mind. Emily provides clear and insightful written advice and is a powerful advocate.

London Bar > Public procurement

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Emily NeillBlackstone Chambers ‘Emily is an exemplar junior counsel. Her knowledge and attention to detail is outstanding.’