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Kieron Beal QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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Telecommunications - London (Bar)

Band 3

Kieron Beal QC
Kieron Beal QC stands out for his work on behalf of key companies seeking to influence Ofcom decisions that are intended to affect competition in the telecoms and media space. He also advises on sensitive compliance topics and acts in cases relating to data and surveillance.
Strengths: "His intellectual rigour is staggering. He is very pragmatic and creative."
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Tax: Indirect Tax - London (Bar)

Band 1

Kieron Beal QC
Kieron Beal QC is an experienced silk held in high regard by market commentators for his in-depth knowledge of EU law. Representing both HMRC and taxpayers, he attracts praise for his advocacy and his professional approach. He regularly handles sophisticated VAT and customs classifications cases.
Strengths: "A very tactical barrister who comes up with good solutions and is excellent at understanding legal arguments." "He combines great industry knowledge with technical skills in order to provide clear, practical and commercial advice."
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European Law - London (Bar)

Band 2

Kieron Beal QC
Kieron Beal QC is regularly instructed by HMRC to handle contentious VAT, customs or excise cases, including those that are referred to the CJEU. He also advises on EC infringement proceedings and handles challenges to EU regulations governing trade with non-EU states.
Strengths: "He has a good, economical style of drafting and works well in a team." "He is good on getting what the clients want; he is well versed and commercial on the strategy, and helps us to look forward."
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Competition Law - London (Bar)

Band 1

Kieron Beal QC
Kieron Beal QC is best known for his work on behalf of large claimant groups pursuing follow-on damages claims, having handled notable cases against financial services companies or manufacturers of cathode ray tubes. He has further experience in cases that examine the extent to which cartel damages claims can be caught by arbitration clauses in commercial contracts.
Strengths: "A force in court and a clear communicator." "A top-class advocate and a bright lawyer." "He is very user-friendly and has a broad skill base in EU and competition law. He is really helpful if there are any issues arising from that – he is good at looking at different angles."
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