Brendan Mcgurk > Chambers of Tim Ward QC and Philip Moser QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Chambers of Tim Ward QC and Philip Moser QC Offices
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London Bar > Administrative and public law (including local government)(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1
While Monckton Chambers ‘is known for its EU and competition law expertise, it evidently has barristers who can turn their hand to more esoteric public law challenges‘. Ian Wise QC represented claimants in a challenge to the lawfulness of the “benefits cap” on the basis that it discriminates against single parents with children under two years old, while Robert Palmer QC – a 2019 silk appointment – represented the campaign group in R (Jewish Human Rights Watch) v Leicester City Council, which brought a challenge to the local authority’s decision in support of boycotts of products from the occupied West Bank. In the High Court, Brendan McGurk represented the government in a case concerning if, in judicial review proceedings concerning the Gender Recognition Panel, the court was able to issue gender recognition certificates itself rather than remit matters back to the panel.