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Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC
Blackstone Chambers

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Barrister specialising in territorial sovereignty and public international law, including international litigation and arbitration (both as counsel and arbitrator); negotiations with and for governments; advising; and expert evidence. Areas include: boundaries; law of the sea; jurisdiction; investment protection; diplomatic and state immunity; and international protection of human rights. Full professional career details can be found at


In practice since 1971; QC 1992.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Public international law

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Maurice Mendelson QCBlackstone ChambersAn absolutely excellent lawyer and pre-eminent practitioner.

Blackstone Chambers has a superb reputation for public law, civil liberties and human rights, and is also extremely strong on the commercial side. This unique combination feeds into the extremely well-regarded public international law practices of some of its members, including market-leading practitioners such as Maurice Mendelson QC. Notable highlights include Reyes v Al-Malki in which Timothy Otty QC and Paul Luckhurst acted for the claimant in this critical diplomatic immunity case concerning human trafficking. Other key mandates include Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC‘s advice to the Cayman Islands Government on its constitutional negotiations with the UK.