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Gatehouse Chambers

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Gatehouse Chambers is a leading commercial set which specialises in all forms of ADR, CDR, clinical negligence, construction and engineering, insolvency and company, insurance, personal injury, private client, professional liability and property disputes.
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Heads of Chambers: PJ Kirby QC, Brie Stevens-Hoare QC;

Chief Executive: Amanda Illing

Tenants: 94


Gatehouse Chambers (previously known as Hardwicke) is one of the most innovative and modern sets at the Bar. Known for its friendly atmosphere and progressive outlook, it is run as a commercial business with a strong focus on client service. Its business culture is reinforced by an active CSR and equality and diversity programme.


EXPERTISE


Commercial Dispute Resolution: a strong commercial litigation & arbitration team who also offer specialist expertise in banking and finance; companies, joint ventures & partnerships; executive & employment disputes; franchising; IP and private international law. Michael Wheater and Charles Raffin author Edisclosure – Law & Practice.

Construction & Engineering: a leading construction set whose members deal in both construction litigation and arbitration; construction insolvency; energy and renewables; the professional negligence of construction professionals and property damage. Under the editorship of Paul Reed QC, the team produces two leading texts: Construction All Risks Insurance and Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Insolvency & Restructuring: specialists in corporate and personal insolvency; construction and property insolvency; directors’ disqualification as well as civil fraud and asset tracing. The team edit Atkins Corporate Insolvency and contribute to Tolley’s Insolvency Law.

Insurance: Gatehouse Chambers covers construction and professional indemnity insurance as well as general coverage disputes. Members also help produce Insurance Broking Practice & the Law.

Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence: Specialist expertise in disease, fraud, inquests, inquiries and product liability.

Private Client: The team handles contentious probate and Inheritance Act cases as well as those involving the Court of Protection and trusts including TOLATA, community care, social welfare and benefits. Charlotte John edits “Drafting Trusts & Will Trusts”.

Professional Liability: a leading set handling professional negligence claims across the construction and property, financial, insolvency, insurance and legal sectors. John de Waal QC edits “Risk & Negligence in Property Transactions”.

Property: a premier property set handling commercial landlord and tenant; development; housing (social and privately rented); leasehold and leasehold management, real property and mortgages as well as TOLATA claims. Daniel Gatty edits “A Practical Guide to Rights over Airspace & Subsoil”.

Members

Tim Stow QC (1965) (QC-1989)

Nigel Jones QC (1976) (QC-1999) +

Greg Laughton SC (1982) (SC-2003)

Lesley Anderson QC (1989) (QC-2006)

Paul Reed QC (1988) (QC-2010) A

Brie Stevens-Hoare QC (1986) (QC-2013)

P J Kirby QC (1989) (QC-2013) A

John de Waal QC (1992) (QC-2013)

Charles Bagot QC (1997) (QC-2018) A

David Lewis QC (1997) (QC-2018)A

John Gallagher (1974) +

Stephen Lennard (1976) + A

Graham Cunningham (1976)

Wendy Parker (1978) A

Richard Buswell (1985)

Karl King (1985) + A

Monty Palfrey (1985)

Steven Woolf (1989) A

Sara Benbow (1990) A

Daniel Gatty (1990) A

Amanda Eilledge (1991)

Gordon Exall (1991)

Rupert Higgins (1991) A

Arthur Moore (1992)

Colm Nugent (1992)

Andrew Skelly (1994) A

John Clargo (1994)

David Pliener (1996) A

Edward Rowntree (1996) A

Ian Silcock (1997) A

Alaric Watson (1997)

Alison Meacher (1998) A

Alastair Redpath-Stevens (1998) Peter Petts (1998)

Mark Stephens (1998)

Emma Zeb (1998)

Henry Slack (1999)

Faisel Sadiq (2000)

James Hall (2000)

Vanessa McKinlay (2000)

Shazia Akhtar (2001)A

Sarah McCann (2001) A

Jonathan Titmuss (2001)

Robin Dunne (2002)

Jasmine Murphy (2002)

Sarah Clarke (2003)

Michael Wheater (2003)

Jamal Demachkie (2004)

Morayo Fagborun Bennett (2004)A

Matthew Hodson (2004)

Philipp Simon (2004)

Andy Creer (2005)

Charles Raffin (2005)

Paul Strelitz (2005) A

Thomas Bell (2006)

Carl Brewin (2006)

Gemma de Cordova (2006)

Laura Tweedy (2007) A

Lauren Godfrey (2007)

Helena White (2007)

David Peachey (2007)

Catherine Piercy (2007)

Charlotte John (2008)

Gemma Witherington (2008)

Phillip Patterson (2008)

Emily Betts (2009)

Ebony Alleyne (2009)

Frederico Singarajah (2009)

Lina Mattsson (2010)

Laurence Page (2010)

Clare Anslow (2011)

Martyn Griffiths (2011)

Aileen McErlean (2011)

John Beresford (2012)

Sri Carmichael (2012) A

Jack Dillon (2012) A

Simon Kerry (2012)

Katie Lee (2012)

Michael Tetstall (2012)

Oliver Hyams (2012)

Emma Hynes (2013)

Aneurin Moloney (2013)

Rajiv Bhatt (2014)

Katrina Mather (2014)

Ryan Hocking (2014)

Priya Gopal (2014)

Emily Husain (2014)

Helena Drage (2015)

Michael Levenstein (2015)

Cameron Stocks (2015)

Louis Zvesper (2015)

Usman Roohani (2016)

Mark O’Grady (2016)

George Eyre (2017)

Byroni Kleopa (2017)

James Shaw (2017)

Kort Egan (2017)

Joshua Griffin (2018)

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London (Bar)

Commercial Dispute Resolution
Band 5
Construction
Band 4
Professional Negligence
Band 4
Property Damage
Band 2
Real Estate Litigation
Band 3
Social Housing
Band 4

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PJ Kirby QC
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Brie Stevens-Hoare QC
Band 3

Clinical Negligence


Charles Bagot QC
Band 3

Commercial Dispute Resolution


David Lewis QC
Band 5
Nigel Jones QC
Band 4
PJ Kirby QC
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Top Ranked Barristers

Band 1
Paul Reed QCProperty Damage
Jamal DemachkieReal Estate Litigation
John ClargoReal Estate Litigation
Band 2
Lauren GodfreyCommercial Dispute Resolution
Catherine PiercyConstruction
David PlienerConstruction
Michael WheaterConstruction
Paul Reed QCConstruction
PJ Kirby QCCosts Litigation
Robin DunneCosts Litigation
Lauren GodfreyEmployment
David PlienerInsurance
Paul Reed QCInsurance
Colm NugentPersonal Injury
David PlienerProfessional Negligence: Technology & Construction
Michael WheaterProfessional Negligence: Technology & Construction
Catherine PiercyProperty Damage
David PlienerProperty Damage

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