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Chambers of Tim Ward QC and Philip Moser QC

1 & 2 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5NR, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7405 7211
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Laura Elizabeth John

Tel:
Work 020 405 7211
Email:
Monckton Chambers (Chambers of Tim Ward QC and Philip Moser QC)

Position

Laura is a highly sought after junior with ‘very good tactical judgement, strong case management skills and powerful drafting abilities’ (Chambers UK, 2014), who has particular expertise in Competition, Information, and Environmental law. She is responsive, fiercely analytical and strategic, and a compelling advocate. She has appeared in all manner of courts and tribunals, ranging from the Information Tribunal to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, as well as the Court of Justice in Europe. She works well both as an advocate in her own right, and as an integral and highly valued part of the team in larger cases. Recent work includes: Welsh Ministers v Reckitt Benkiser; Welsh Ministers v Servier; National Grid Electricity Transmission v ABB and others; BCL Old v BASF; Emerson Electric v Morgan Crucible. She is direct access qualified, and can accept instructions directly from clients.

Career

Called in 2007; Inner Temple Inn. Before being called to the Bar, Laura worked in DEFRA on the Animal Welfare Act 2006. Publications include: Updates Editor for the leading EU Competition law text, Bellamy & Child European Union Law of Competition, 7th Edition; contributor to the chapter on NCA enforcement in Bellamy & Child 7th Edition.

Languages

Intermediate German, basic Spanish and Arabic.

Education

Haberdashers’ Monmouth School; Brasenose College, Oxford (BCL (ECL) 2004; BA (Hens) Jurisprudence 2003).


London Bar

Competition

Within: Competition – Leading juniors

Laura Elizabeth John - Monckton ChambersA strong junior with a tremendous appetite for work and attention to detail. Her intelligence and grasp of the law are notable.

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: Data protection – Leading juniors

Laura Elizabeth John - Monckton ChambersShe is frequently instructed by the Information Commissioner in tribunals and appeals.

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