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Blackstone Chambers

James Segan QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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UK Bar
Media & Entertainment - London (Bar)

Band 3

James Segan QC
James Segan QC maintains a broad media and entertainment practice which focuses on issues in the music and TV sectors. This expertise is supplemented by his experience of competition, EU and public law. He also has significant experience in Copyright Tribunal matters.
Strengths: "He really thinks about what the client wants as an outcome and truly commands a room." "He is very cool-headed, pragmatic and clever." "He is hugely knowledgeable, very sensible and down to earth."
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Telecommunications - London (Bar)

Band 3

James Segan QC
James Segan QC has increasing prominence in the telecoms sphere, and is well known for his work on major competition and intellectual property law cases that require a deep understanding of telecoms technology. He has notable experience acting in major FRAND trials. Segan also assists with administrative appeals on behalf of telecoms service providers.
Strengths: "James's work is excellent; he is very user-friendly and he is able to distil complex points of law and procedure into client-friendly terms." "He has been against heavyweight silks and held his own with ease."
Recent work: Acted for Huawei in protracted litigation with Unwired Planet and Conversant, concerning the FRAND licensing of standard-essential patents.
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Sport - London (Bar)

Band 3

James Segan QC
James Segan QC has a strong presence in the sports law arena, with instructions in commercial, disciplinary and regulatory cases. He has a particular focus on disputes involving competition law.
Strengths: "He is extremely bright and a fantastic advocate."
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Competition Law - London (Bar)

Band 2

James Segan QC
James Segan QC assists clients from the technology and sporting industries with competition law issues, including cartel cases. He is also active on the interface between competition law and IP law, handling patent infringement matters. Segan stands out for his work in cases concerning the FRAND licensing of standard-essential patents.
Strengths: "He really provides wonderful strategic direction. His clear advice and advocacy skills are top notch." "He has the gift of knowing what the judges are thinking and what they are looking for."
Recent work: Acted for Huawei in the landmark Supreme Court appeals of United Planet v Huawei and Huawei v Conversant.
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