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Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC

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BLACKSTONE HOUSE, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BW, ENGLAND
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Dinah Rose QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 1770
Email:
Blackstone Chambers (Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC)

Position

Practice encompasses administrative and public law, civil liberties and human rights, employment law, European law and professional discipline, telecommunications. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1989, Gray’s Inn; QC 2006.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading silks

Dinah Rose QC - Blackstone ChambersA tour de force and a real testament to the quality of the legal profession.

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government)

With ‘an exceptional depth of counsel’, Blackstone Chambershas a well-deserved reputation as the preeminent chambers for public law, judicial reviews and civil liberties work.’ It is instructed on a roll-call of high-profile cases involving crucial points of law and issues and has an all-encompassing breadth of expertise from commercial and regulatory matters to human rights, data protection and disciplinary law. It has been entrusted with a number of cases concerning the UK’s exit from the EU and Dinah Rose QCacted for Unison in a judicial review challenge to the new fees regime for employment tribunal cases which was successful at the Supreme Court.

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Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) – Leading silks

Dinah Rose QC - Blackstone ChambersA superstar and the best in the field.

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Competition

Within: Competition – Leading silks

Dinah Rose QC - Blackstone ChambersA very strong and compelling advocate.

Within: Competition

Blackstone Chambers is a ‘very strong set’ for competition law work. Pre-eminent silks in this area include Dinah Rose QC, Thomas de la Mare QC and Brian Kennelly QC. Alan Maclean QC is instructed in Agents Mutual v Gascoigne Halman, a significant case for the estate agency and online property portal industries, while Kennelly is acting for the applicant in a challenge to the European Commission’s refusal to allow the merger between mobile networks Three and O2.

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EU law

Within: EU law – Leading silks

Dinah Rose QC - Blackstone ChambersExtremely strategic, decisive, and has an immense knowledge. Put simply, the only time you want to be in court with her is if she is on your client’s side.

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Employment

Within: Employment – Leading silks

Dinah Rose QC - Blackstone ChambersA leading advocate at the employment Bar.

Within: Employment

Blackstone Chambershas great strength in depth at all levels and truly stands out for the quality of its service’. Dinah Rose QC successfully acted for Unison in R (Unison) v Lord Chancellor, in which the Supreme Court found that employment tribunal fees were unlawful. Meanwhile group head Paul Goulding QC defended Sports Direct in bonus claims brought by zero hours contract workers.

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: Telecoms (regulatory) – Leading silks

Dinah Rose QC - Blackstone ChambersShe is excellent with clients and a superb advocate.

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Immigration (including business immigration)

Within: Immigration (including business immigration) – Leading silks

Dinah Rose QC - Blackstone ChambersUnparalleled advocacy skills, formidable strategic foresight and fearless in court.

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