Ian Mill 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
1 Garden Court, Temple
London
EC4Y 9BJ
England

Living Wage

Position

Barrister specialising in commercial law; media and entertainment law; sports law; intellectual property. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1981; Middle Temple; QC 1999; joint head of Chambers 2004-2012.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Ian Mill QCBlackstone ChambersIan’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.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Ian Mill QCBlackstone ChambersA ferocious advocate, particularly in his cross-examination of witnesses.

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

(Media and entertainment - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Ian Mill QCBlackstone ChambersIncisive and intelligent with real gravitas.

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.

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

Ian Mill QCBlackstone ChambersHis direct, no-nonsense advocacy camouflages a beguiling subtlety and agility.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Ian Mill QCBlackstone ChambersA consummate advocate and clever tactician who is prepared to roll his sleeves up and work with the team.

London Bar > Sport

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Ian Mill QCBlackstone ChambersThe finest sports advocate; he is absolutely magisterial in court.