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Heads of Chambers: Mark Howard QC, Helen Davies QC
Director of Clerking: Julian Hawes
Senior Clerks: Tony Burgess, Paul Dennison
Tenants: 88

THE CHAMBERS There are 88 members who practise full-time, including 41 QCs. Chambers specialises in commercial, EU/competition and public law, maintaining a strong reputation in all areas.

WORK UNDERTAKEN Banking, finance, insurance, reinsurance, shipping, private international law, professional negligence, media and entertainment law, takeovers and mergers, sports law and public international law. An outstanding team of EU and competition litigation specialists appear in all English courts and tribunals, before the CMA and CAT, the Court of Justice and General Court. With considerable expertise in human rights and in commercial and regulatory judicial review the set combines strengths in public, commercial and EU law. Key cases: Bank of St Petersburg OJSC and Alexander Savelyev v Vitaly Arkhangelsky and ors (Commercial Court); BNY Mellon Corporate Trustee Service v LBG Capital No 1 (Supreme Court); Georgia v The Russian Federation (ECHR); The Russian Federation v Ukraine (Commercial Court); Sainsbury’s v Mastercard and Visa (CAT); Holmcroft v Barclays Bank PLC (Admin Court); Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG (The DC Merwestone) (Supreme Court); Akers v Samba Financial Group (Supreme Court); Terra Firma v Citigroup Global Markets and Citibank NA (Commercial Court); Property Alliance Group Limited (‘PAG’) v Royal Bank of Scotland PLC (Commercial Court); Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs (Commercial Court); Paulley v The FirstGroup PLC (Supreme Court).


Mark Howard QC (1980) (QC-1996)

Helen Davies QC (1991) (QC-2008)

Hilary Heilbron QC (1971) (QC-1987)

Richard Gordon QC (1972) (QC-1994)

Mark Hapgood QC (1979) (QC-1994)

Stephen Ruttle QC (1976) (QC-1997)

William Wood QC (1980) (QC-1998)

Charles Hollander QC (1978) (QC-1999) (2015 HK)

Lord Anderson KBE QC (1985) (QC-1999)

Catharine Otton-Goulder QC (1983) (QC-2000)

Richard Lord QC (1981) (QC-2002)

Michael Swainston QC (1985) (QC-2002)

James Flynn QC (1978) (QC-2003)

Neil Calver QC (1987) (QC-2006)

Tom Adam QC (1991) (QC-2008)

Tim Lord QC (1992) (QC-2008)

Fergus Randolph QC (1985) (QC-2009)

Mark Hoskins QC (1991) (QC-2009)

Aidan Robertson QC (1995) (QC-2009)

Richard Slade QC (1987) (QC-2010)

Harry Matovu QC (1988) (QC-2010)

Jemima Stratford QC (1993) (QC-2010)

Daniel Jowell QC (1995) (QC-2011)

Simon Salzedo QC (1995) (QC-2011)

Michael Bools QC (1991) (QC-2012)

Paul Bowen QC (1993) (QC-2012)

Marie Demetriou QC (1995) (QC-2012)

Andrew Henshaw QC (2000) (QC-2013)

Roger Masefield QC (1985) (QC-2013)

Jasbir Dhillon QC (1996) (QC-2013)

Martin Chamberlain QC (1997) (QC-2013)

Kelyn Bacon QC (1998) (QC-2014)

Simon Birt QC (1998) (QC-2015)

Sarah Lee QC (1990) (QC-2016)

Maya Lester QC (2000) (QC-2016)

Thomas Plewman QC (2009) (QC-2016)

Jeremy Gauntlett QC (1993) (SC-1989 SA) (QC- 2017)

Robert O’Donoghue QC (1996) (QC-2017)

Stephen Midwinter (2002) QC (QC-2017)

Sarah Ford QC (2002) (QC-2017)

Nicholas Saunders QC (2001 (QC-2018)

Peter Irvin (1971) A

Paul Wright (1990)

Alan Roxburgh (1992)

Alec Haydon (1993)

Andrew Thomas (1996)

Klaus Reichert SC (1996 E&W) (1992 IRL) (SC-2010 IRL)

Margaret Gray (1998)

Colin West (1999)

Fionn Pilbrow (2001)

Tony Willis (2004)

Victoria Wakefield (2003)

David Scannell (2003)

Gerard Rothschild (2005)

Jonathan Dawid (2005)

Fred Hobson (2005)

Sarah Abram (2006)

Sarah Love (2006)

Tony Singla (2007)

Richard Blakeley (2007)

Richard Eschwege (2008)

Edward Harrison (2008)

Craig Morrison (2008)

Oliver Jones (2009)

Laura Newton (2009)

Edward Ho (2009)

Daniel Piccinin (2010)

Max Schaefer (2010)

Michael Bolding (2010)

Tim Johnston (2011)

Malcolm Birdling (2011)

David Bailey (2012)

Geoffrey Kuehne (2012)

Andrew McInytre (2011)

Emily MacKenzie (2012)

Joanne Box (2012)

Kyle Lawson (2012)

Zahra Al-Rikabi (2012)

Hugo Leith (2013 E&W; NY) (2008 W Australia)

Jennifer MacLeod (2013 E&W; NY)

Charlotte Thomas (2013)

Tom Pascoe (2013)

Ben Woolgar (2014)

Sophie Shaw (2015)

David Heaton (2015) (2010 Victoria, Australia)

Emma Mockford (2016)

Aaron Khan (2016)

Jon Lawrence (2018)

Lord Phillips (1962) (QC-1978)*

Lord Hoffmann (1964) (QC-1977)*

Lord Hope (1965 Scotland) (QC-1989 Scotland)*

Sir Richard Aikens (1973) (QC-1986)*

Sir Christopher Clarke (1969) (QC-1984)*

Sir Oliver Popplewell (1951) (QC-1969)*

Sir Roger Buckley (1962) (QC-1979)*

HH Nicholas Chambers QC (1966) (QC-1985)*

Sir Sydney Kentridge QC (1977) (QC-1984)*

Sir Nicholas Forwood QC (1970) (QC-1987)*

Prof Richard Macrory CBE (1974)*

Johnny Mok SC (1986 Hong Kong) (SC-2006 Hong Kong)*

Judge Fidelma Macken SC (1973 IRL) (1987 E&W) (SC-1995 IRL)*

Mark Cran QC (1973) (QC-1988)*

Timothy Charlton QC (1971) (QC-1993)*

John Sturrock QC (1986 Scotland) (QC-1999 Scotland)*

Simon Thorley QC (1972) (QC-1989)*

Robert Webb QC (1971) (QC-1988)*

Alastair Sutton (1972)*

Prof Peter Muchlinski (1981)*

Jan Woloniecki (1983)*

Mads Andenas (1986 Norway) (1997 E&W)*

Prof Andrew Le Sueur (1987)*

Prof Robert McCorquodale (2011)*

Geoff Sharp (1992 NZ)*

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