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Chambers of Angus Moon QC and Michael Horne QC
Serjeants' Inn Chambers
85 FLEET STREET
LONDON
EC4Y 1AE
England
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Position

Angus Moon QC was called to the Bar in 1986 and took silk in 2006. Angus is sought after across a wide range of fields. His knowledge of the law and intellectual curiosity have enabled him to achieve some spectacular outcomes for clients from all walks of life. He combines this with warmth, sensitivity and leadership skills and has been described in an earlier edition as “just the kind of guy you want on your side.” Please visit the Serjeants’ Inn website for his profile, which sets out full details of his practice including relevant work of note.

Career

Called 1986; Middle Temple (Benefactors Law Scholar); member of Bar Council 2002-07; Silk 2006.

Languages

French.

Memberships

Professional Negligence Bar Association; Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Employment Law Bar Association; Employment Lawyers Association.

Education

Christ’s College, Cambridge (MA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 4

Angus Moon QCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersDedicated to his cases and has a great eye for the detail.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Angus Moon QCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersSmart, accessible, he works collaboratively and is a pleasure to work with. Crisp and effective written advocacy.

A very strong and reputable set‘, Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is ‘one of the premier sets for healthcare law and especially defence regulatory work‘. Jon Holl-Allen QC represented an orthopaedic surgeon who was suspended for 12 months after performing the wrong kind of knee replacement on a patient and then lying to her as to why revision surgery was required. Angus Moon QC represented a dentist in an appeal against proposed imposed conditions including surprise blood and hair tests. Among the set’s juniors, Ranald Davidson represented an anaesthetist who was suspended by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) after claiming sick leave to carry out locum work. While most work comes from the context of health, John Beggs QC is active in Bar Standards Board (BSB) cases.

London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Angus Moon QCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersA great advocate who is really easy to work with.

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Angus Moon QCSerjeants’ Inn ChambersA superb communicator, who engages well with clients and explains fully the advice and tactics of any case.

Fielding a ‘vast array of gifted advocates with a wealth of experience‘, ‘pre-eminent‘ set Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is known for the ‘wide range of experience on offer‘, as well as ‘frequent involvement in seminal cases‘. Christopher Johnston QC and Claire Watson appeared for the claimant in the Supreme Court in the ground-breaking case of XX v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, which changed the law on recovery of damages for surrogacy claims. Angus Moon QC continues to be instructed in a series of ground-breaking cases involving claims by killers against health trusts, following his success in the test case of Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust. Also of note, ‘go-to‘ silk Michael Mylonas QC is praised for his ‘excellent teamwork with solicitors‘ and top junior Heidi Knight is described as a ‘unique combination of exceptional brains combined with exceptional interpersonal skills‘.

London Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is a leading set for police law, and has strength in depth across a number of disciplines, including clinical negligence, Court of Protection, and professional discipline work. In recent news, Angus Moon QC and Michael Horne QC were appointed joint heads of chambers in 2019, while in 2020, Hannah Hinton joined from Drystone Chambers; Chris Hough arrived from Doughty Street; Criminal specialist Mark Harries QC has arrived from Carmelite Chambers. Sophia Roper  has been appointed as Recorder on the Western Circuit; and Sir Robert Francis QC retired from practice after 47 years in chambers.

Regional Bar > Set overviews: England and Wales

Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is a leading set for police law, and has strength in depth across a number of disciplines, including clinical negligence, Court of Protection, and professional discipline work. In recent news, Angus Moon QC and Michael Horne QC were appointed joint heads of chambers in 2019, while in 2020, Hannah Hinton joined from Drystone Chambers; Chris Hough arrived from Doughty Street; Criminal specialist Mark Harries QC has arrived from Carmelite Chambers. Sophia Roper  has been appointed as Recorder on the Western Circuit; and Sir Robert Francis QC retired from practice after 47 years in chambers.