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
BLACKSTONE HOUSE, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9BW
England

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London Bar > Sport

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Ian Mill QC



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A formidable advocate with the gravitas clients are looking for.

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

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Ian Mill QC



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He is an outstanding advocate – the man for the big occasion.

Blackstone Chambers is ‘the first port of call for media, entertainment, and sports sector work’ boasting ‘some excellent juniors and industry leading QCs’. The group is known for its trade mark and copyright expertise across the industries. In recent case highlights, Ian Mill QC represented Ed Sheeran, and the co-writers and publishers of the song ‘Shape of You’, in seeking a declaration that the song did not infringe any copyrights of the defendant; while Robert Howe QC and James Segan were instructed to act for the Performing Right Society (PRS) and the Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) against the BBC in a case to decide how much the broadcaster must pay annually for its blanket licence to use music in television programmes. Tom Hickman QC took silk in 2019 and Pushpinder Saini QC will join the High Court in October 2019.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

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Ian Mill QC



Blackstone Chambers



Brings outstanding leadership, advocacy and clarity of thought.

London Bar > Intellectual property

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Ian Mill QC



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He is incisive and has great focus on the points which really matter.

Blackstone Chambers attracts praise for its ‘astounding breadth of expertise‘, ‘strength in depth‘, and ‘modern approach‘, and is known for its expertise in copyright, trade mark disputes, particularly in the media and entertainment sector. In a recent highlight Ian Mill QC and Tom Cleaver represented The Racing Partnership and others in a copyright and database rights infringement claim against several defendants, including Sports Information Services Limited, by which Michael Bloch QC was instructed. Bloch QC was also instructed by the easyGroup in several brand protection matters.

London Bar > Fraud: civil

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Ian Mill QC



Blackstone Chambers



Has an excellent mind, with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

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Ian Mill QC



Blackstone Chambers



A forceful leader – authoritative, sharp and decisive.