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30 Park Place

Administrative & Public Law

3 ranked barristersBand 2The Regions (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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Cardiff-based chambers 30 Park Place fields significant expertise in public law matters spanning a broad array of issues, including human rights, immigration, healthcare, education and commercial regulation. Several of the barristers have been instructed in significant devolution and constitutional cases in recent years, most recently R (Driver) v Rhondda Cynon Taff concerning the correct interpretation of Welsh legislation and the relevance of the Welsh language version in interpretation. Among its number the set counts members of both the Attorney General's and Welsh Government's panel of advocates.

Client service:

"The clerks are very responsive and very well organised." Phillip Griffiths is the senior clerk and is said to be "very approachable and quick to get back to you." Kayleigh Jefferies is the lead civil and public law clerk.

Strengths:

Christian Howells
Christian Howells is a panel member for both the UK and Welsh governments, providing a busy practice acting for and advising government departments, local authorities and health boards in complex public law matters. He has further expertise representing claimants in a range of policy challenges.
"A succinct and very good advocate who demonstrates a good understanding of the nuances of legislation." "He's on the ball and gets to grips with everything very quickly."
Recent work: Acted for the Counsel General for Wales in a judicial review of the UK Internal Market Act 2020, focusing in particular on its implications for the Senedd's legislative competence regarding food and goods.

Strengths:

Christian Jowett
Christian Jowett is an experienced barrister who is sought after to act as sole counsel on behalf of claimants and defendants in immigration and asylum judicial review challenges in the tribunals, High Court and Court of Appeal.
"He can turn work around very quickly and with high quality." "He's user-friendly, responsive, and the quality of his work is very high indeed."

Strengths:

Rhodri Williams QC
Rhodri Williams QC acts for applicants and respondents in administrative and public law proceedings. His public sector clients include health boards, local authorities, regulators and the Welsh Assembly. He has particular experience of handling challenges to cuts in public services. His additional areas of expertise include EU and public procurement law. He has appeared in both the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
"He's very insightful and certainly very able." "He's very good on really difficult complex cases and very strong on his feet."

Administrative & Public Law

30 Park Place

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30 Park Place

Cardiff

South Glamorgan

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Ranked Barristers

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Silks (QC)

The Regions (Bar)

Administrative & Public Law


Rhodri Williams QC
Band 1

Juniors

The Regions (Bar)

Administrative & Public Law


Christian Howells
Band 3
Christian Jowett
Band 1