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Chambers of William McCormick QC

13 ELY PLACE, LONDON, EC1N 6RY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7400 9600
Fax:
Fax 020 7400 9630
DX:
291 CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.elyplace.com

London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)
Leading Silks

Richard Clayton QC - Ely Place ChambersRegularly instructed in Privy Council cases.

Ranked: tier 3

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

Richard Clayton QC - Ely Place ChambersA very knowledgeable silk.

Ranked: tier 4

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Company and partnership
Company - Leading Silks

William McCormick QC - Ely Place ChambersHe is noted for his insightful analysis, his ability to cut straight to the core issues and his unambiguous approach.

Ranked: tier 4

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Defamation and privacy
Defamation and privacy - Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

Ely Place Chambers

Ely Place Chambers continues to take on defamation and privacy matters and is expected to become more prominent in this area of law with Timothy Atkinson's arrival from One Brick Court. The junior was instructed to act for the claimant in Irina Bokova v Associated Newspapers. Other work highlights include William McCormick QC acting for the defendants in EuroEco Fuels v Szczecin Seaports Authorities.

Leading Silks

William McCormick QC - Ely Place ChambersExtremely user-friendly.

Ranked: tier 3
Leading Juniors

Timothy Atkinson - Ely Place ChambersVery approachable, easy to work with and very responsive.

Ranked: tier 3

David Mitchell - Ely Place ChambersAttracting attention in both defamation and privacy matters.

Ranked: tier 4

John Samson - Ely Place ChambersA strong reputation for his advocacy and advisory practice.

Ranked: tier 4

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Employment
Leading Juniors

David Mitchell - Ely Place ChambersAn excellent barrister with all the key ingredients: a good mind; being tactically astute; knowledgeable in the law and a compelling manner with clients.

Ranked: tier 2

Michael Salter - Ely Place ChambersClear in his advice, well-organised and inspires confidence in his clients and is appropriately assertive in his advocacy.

Ranked: tier 3

Tom Kirk - Ely Place ChambersHe is an academically terrific opponent, whose advocacy is both measured and incisive.

Ranked: tier 4

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Health and safety
Leading Juniors

Iain Daniels - Ely Place ChambersHe is very good on his feet.

Ranked: tier 4

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Property litigation
2019 Silks

Clifford Darton QC - Ely Place ChambersA very perceptive analyst but whose real strength is in the presentation of the case.

Ranked: tier 1

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Social housing
Leading Juniors

Sally Blackmore - Ely Place ChambersHas excellent knowledge of housing and public law. She works exceptionally hard, her advice is thorough, well researched and practical.

Ranked: tier 4

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