Kieron Beal 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

All areas of commercial and civil work, especially European law, competition law, judicial review and human rights, VAT, customs and excise duties. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1995, Inner Temple; QC 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Competition

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Kieron Beal QCBlackstone ChambersKieron is an excellent team player who engages really well with clients and other advisers. He is energetic which is of great benefit in litigation than can run for many years.

London Bar > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

(Tax: VAT - Leading silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Kieron Beal QCBlackstone ChambersKieron has a very high success rate on cases on which he has been instructed. He is tenacious and applies his very detailed knowledge of cases extremely well. He is well versed in disciplines akin to the indirect taxes and applies that in his cases. It is difficult to point to any weak point in how Kieron prepares, interacts or litigates his cases. He is extremely responsive and always available. He is also a fantastic advocate.

Blackstone Chambers is a ‘well-run set‘ with ‘impressive individuals‘ that include the likes of Sam Grodzinski QC and Kieron Beal QC , who often appear in cases at the interface of tax and more mainstream public law. Grodzinski is ‘very thorough‘ and is regularly instructed both for and against HMRC; he is acting for Uber in the high profile HMRC v Uber case, in addition to the related claim for judicial review concerning Uber’s VAT liability. Beal is a ‘fantastic advocate‘ and is acting against HMRC in St George’s University v HMRC, a case concerning VAT in relation to educational services.

London Bar > IT and telecoms

(Telecoms (Regulatory) - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Kieron Beal QCBlackstone Chambers

London Bar > European Union law

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Kieron Beal QCBlackstone ChambersAlways thinks outside the box. First choice for complex, high value cases raising issues of European Union law and public and administrative law.

London Bar > Administrative and public law (including elections)

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Kieron Beal QCBlackstone Chambers ‘Always thinks outside the box. First choice for complex, high value cases raising issues of European Union Law and public/administrative law. Kieron is a wonderful advocate, always has the ear of the court and is very clear and concise when making submissions.’