Andrew Hunter QC > Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC
Blackstone Chambers
BLACKSTONE HOUSE, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9BW
England

Living Wage

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial law (including insurance/reinsurance; financial services; civil fraud; arbitration and entertainment/sports); public law. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1993, Middle Temple; QC 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Andrew Hunter QCBlackstone ChambersHe is incredibly intelligent, quick thinking, a phenomenal strategist, great on his feet, user friendly and responsive.

Blackstone Chambers is a ‘market-leading set‘ that provides ‘excellent service‘. As well as financial services regulatory matters, the set is highly rated for broader banking and finance disputes and is praised for its ability ‘to provide suitable alternative barristers of the same quality and standard‘ if original choices are busy. A notable recent case was Roman Pipia v BGEO Group LTD which involved five members at varying stages, including Andrew George QC and Andrew Hunter QC respectively, acting for the claimants and defendant. Javan Herberg QC was also involved in PCP Partners v Barclays Bank, leading ex-CEO John Varley’s intervention.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew Hunter QCBlackstone ChambersA very effective advocate, insightful, clever and respected by the bench, he stands out even among the leading civil fraud silks.

Blackstone Chambers is ‘a standout set in the civil fraud space, with some real heavy hitters and real strength at silk, senior-junior and junior levels‘. Clients appreciate its ‘very substantial bench strength in this area of law which is very useful‘ in particular at the junior end where it has ‘some fantastic young barristers‘. Among the set’s impressive caseload, a major highlight was Sabbagh v Khoury in which Anthony Peto QC and Peter Head represented the claimant, while Andrew Hunter QC led for the defendant. Robert Anderson QC and Daniel Burgess successfully obtained interim relief for the claimant in Wildbrain v Robson & anr.

London Bar > Sport

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew Hunter QCBlackstone ChambersVery clever and knowledgeable and a great tactician. Andrew is a clear thinking and proactive lawyer. His advice has proved to be good over many years.

London Bar > Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

(Media and entertainment - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Andrew Hunter QCBlackstone ChambersCalm, forensic, hugely knowledgeable, highly liked by clients and great to work with.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Andrew Hunter QCBlackstone ChambersA devastating cross-examiner who collaborates with instructing solicitors as equals and has a fantastic work ethic.

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew Hunter QCBlackstone ChambersVery clever and incisive, inspires real confidence in his views and in his running of the case.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Andrew Hunter QC – Blackstone Chambers ‘Our first choice for difficult cases in the High Court which involve fraud and related matters, his cross-examination is measured but deadly.