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Ian Mill QC
Barrister specialising in commercial law; media and entertainment law; sports law; intellectual property. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.
Qualified 1981; Middle Temple; QC 1999; joint head of Chambers 2004-2012.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2
Ian Mill QC – Blackstone Chambers ‘ Ian’s advice on strategy in the final weeks before trial is critical to his ultimate success in cases. He is a ferocious advocate, particularly in his cross-examination of witnesses. ’(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2 (Media and entertainment - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1
The ‘go-to set for media-related work’, the large group of barristers at Blackstone Chambers act for music and newspaper publishers, film production companies, composers, artists, authors, and performers in matters ranging from licensing rights and copyright infringement to partnership claims and royalty disputes. In Sheeran & Ors v Chokri & Ors, Ian Mill QC is acting for the singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and his creative collaborators, who are seeking a declaration that they have not infringed copyright of the defendants in the writing and exploitation of the song “Shape of You”. In Jon Moss v Culture Club, Tom Weisselberg QC (leading Celia Rooney) represents Jon Moss, the former drummer in Culture Club, in partnership claims against his former bandmates, including Boy George, following his ejection from the group.