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Head of Chambers: Keith Morton QC
Senior Clerk: Dean Norton
Tenants: 77

THE CHAMBERS TGC is a long established and market leading common law and specialist international law set with a reputation for providing first class services. TGC is based in London and The Hague. TGC has 17 Silks and 60 juniors who pride themselves on providing the highest quality advice and advocacy. Fourteen juniors have been appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel and, together with a number of silks, undertake work on behalf of the Crown. Counsel are supported by a very experienced, commercially astute and approachable clerking team. WORK UNDERTAKEN Chambers’ expertise covers all areas of personal injury and extends to cases of the highest value, complexity and profile. It continues to be at the forefront of emerging issues in this practice area, cases have included developments in brain injury, recent neurological and chronic pain developments, accidents arising out autonomous vehicles and the landmark CoA case of Swift v Carpenter which has been hailed as the most important Personal Injury case for many years. TGC is a leading set in the field of coronial law and inquests having been instructed in virtually every high-profile inquest of recent years and in many of the resulting JRs. Recent examples include The London terror attack inquests, The first inquest to record air pollution as the cause of death, The Salisbury novichok poisoning attack and many more.

TGC is highly regarded in public inquiries with extensive experience and involvement in nearly every past and present inquiry, ongoing examples include The Grenfell Tower Inquiry, The Manchester Arena Inquiry, The Undercover Police Inquiry, The Infected Blood Inquiry plus others.

Chambers are at the forefront of health and safety law. It is routinely instructed by corporations and individual defendants in high profile cases, and leading cases in the Court of Appeal. Current instructions include the ongoing investigations following the fire at Grenfell Tower and the collapse of Didcot Power Station.

Counsel at TGC specialise in motor insurance, credit hire and professional and product liability. TGC has forged a reputation as a leading set for Civil fraud, acting for insurance companies in cases encompassing a wide range of frauds, it has acted for insurers in many recent contempt of court proceedings, including against a well-known TV personality who was sent to jail.

Members of TGC are at the forefront of public law litigation, appearing in numerous leading cases concerning human rights, prison law, coronial law, national security and immigration, and asylum. The TGC extradition team bring an unrivalled wealth of experience appearing in cases at all levels from the Magistrates’ Court to the Supreme Court and the CJEU.

The set’s outstanding team has advised governments and individuals at the highest level on public international law and international humanitarian law issues. Counsel have prosecuted, defended and intervened in the most serious cases at international criminal courts as well as pursuing civil claims for clients internationally. The Chambers in The Hague supports the set’s international work.

Chambers undertakes all areas of clinical negligence work, often in high value, complex cases. TGC has been at the forefront of costs litigation since its creation as a specialist field. The team comprises some of the country’s leading costs barristers. The set has a team of practitioners who practise regularly in the area of Professional Discipline, both advising and appearing on behalf of regulatory bodies and individuals.

Members

Keith Morton QC (1990) (QC-2010)

Andrew Prynne QC (1975) (QC-1995)

Simon Jackson QC (1982) (QC-2003)

Robin Tam QC (1986) (QC-2006)

Dominic Grieve QC (1980) (QC-2008)

Jonathan Watt-Pringle QC (1987) (QC-2008)

Murdo MacLeod QC (Scotland) (1994) (QC-2008)

Karim A. A. Khan QC (1992) (QC-2010)

Andrew Cayley QC (2007) (QC-2012)

David Barr QC (1993) (QC-2014)

Rodney Dixon QC (2000) (QC-2014)

Andrew O’Connor QC (1996) (QC-2015)

Cathryn McGahey QC (1990) (QC-2016)

Dominic Adamson QC (1997) (QC-2020)

James Arney QC (1992) (QC-2021)

Nicholas Moss QC (1995) (QC-2021)

John Bate-Williams (1976)

James Holdsworth (1977)

Ian Ashford-Thom (1977)

Angus Macpherson (1977)

William Hoskins (1980)

George Alliott (1981)

Paul Kilcoyne (1985)

James Bell (1987)

Mark James (1987)

Mary-Teresa Deignan (1991)

James Laughland (1991)

Charles Curtis (1992)

Richard Wilkinson (1992)

Peter Freeman (1992)

Marcus Grant (1993)

Alexander Glassbrook (1995)

Emma-Jane Hobbs (1996)

Edward Hutchin (1996)

Paul McGrath (1997)

George Davies (1998)

Benjamin Casey (2000)

Fiona Canby (2001)

Nicholas Chapman (2001)

Michael Rapp (2002)

Tim Sharpe (2002)

Myles Grandison (2002)

Louise Jones (2004)

Rhys Davies (2004)

Aidan Ellis (2005)

Lionel Stride (2005)

Kathryn Howarth (2005)

Daniel Sternberg (2006)

Anthony Johnson (2006)

Benjamin Seifert (2007)

Joanna Hughes (2007)

Helen Nugent (2007)

Sian Reeves (2006)

Émilie Pottle (2008)

David R. White (2009)

Saoirse Townshend (2010)

William Irwin (2010)

Emma Northey (2009)

James Henry (2010)

Emily Wilsdon (2011)

Anthony Lenanton (2011)

Richard Boyle (2012)

Piers Taylor (2012)

Matthew Waszak (2012)

Ellen Robertson (2013)

Elizabeth Gallagher (2014)

James Yapp (2014)

Robert Riddell (2015)

Juliet Wells (2016)

Harriet Wakeman (2017)

Olivia Rosenstrom (2018)

Paul Erdunast (2018)

Russell Hopkins (2018)

Harry Peto (2019)

Rochelle Powell (2019)

Nicholas Dobbs (2020)

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Costs Litigation
Band 2
Motor Insurance Fraud
Band 1
London (Bar)

Extradition
Band 3
Health & Safety
Band 2
Inquests & Public Inquiries
Band 1
Personal Injury
Band 2

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Andrew O'Connor QC
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Cathryn McGahey QC
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Robin Tam QC
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Karim A. A. Khan QC
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Rodney Dixon QC
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Dominic Adamson QC
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Top Ranked Barristers

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Marcus GrantPersonal Injury
Band 1
Fiona CanbyHealth & Safety
Keith Morton QCHealth & Safety
Keith Morton QCInquests & Public Inquiries
Richard WilkinsonPersonal Injury
Band 2
Richard WilkinsonCosts Litigation
Fiona CanbyInquests & Public Inquiries
Alex GlassbrookMotor Insurance Fraud
George DaviesMotor Insurance Fraud
Band 3
Benjamin SeifertExtradition
Benjamin CaseyPersonal Injury
Lionel StridePersonal Injury
Band 5
Mary-Teresa DeignanProfessional Discipline
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Nicholas Moss QCInquests & Public Inquiries
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Aidan EllisCrime: International Criminal Law

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