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Blackstone Chambers Offices
1 Garden Court, Temple
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Kieron Beal QC
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.
Qualified 1995, Inner Temple; QC 2012.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2
Kieron Beal QC – Blackstone Chambers ‘ Kieron 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. ’(Tax: VAT - Leading silks) Ranked: Tier 2
Kieron Beal QC – Blackstone Chambers ‘ Kieron 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.
Kieron Beal QC –Blackstone 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.’