Nikolaus Grubeck

10 Jul 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

“He drafts beautifully and has a really good tactical sense of what works.” – Chambers UK, 2019 “Very intelligent, extremely friendly and easy to work with.” – Chambers UK, 2018 “Technically one of the most gifted barristers that I have come across, he’s absolutely meticulous.” – Chambers UK, 2017 Selected as one of “The Hot 100 2017“ […]

Ian Wise QC

10 Jul 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

“A brilliant lawyer, who commands immediate respect from the judiciary, opponents and clients.” – Legal 500, 2016 “Very, very experienced public lawyer who is strong on policy challenges” – Chambers, 2016 “Very determined, knowledgeable, down-to-earth and good with clients”  – Chambers, 2016 Ian Wise QC is ranked as a leading silk in Administrative and Public […]

Azeem Suterwalla

10 Jul 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

Azeem is a specialist in Judicial Review and Public Procurement law and undertakes litigation and advisory work in these fields. Azeem also undertakes cases with an EU law dimension, including competition work. He is recommended in the Legal 500 and in Chambers UK as a leading practitioner across three practice areas: Administrative/Public Law, Civil Liberties […]

Steve Broach

10 Jul 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

Steve is a public lawyer who advises and represents individuals, charities, companies and public authorities. He has particular interest and expertise in health, education and social care, with a focus on disability and children’s rights cases. Steve has successfully challenged a number of funding cuts to public services in recent cases involving West Berkshire (short […]

John Swift QC

05 Mar 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

John Swift was in full time practice as a member of Monckton Chambers from 1967-1992 and from January 1999 to July 2013. From 1993-1998 he was the Rail Regulator, head of a  Non-Ministerial Government Department established under the Railways Act 1993. He now intends to specialise, as a non-practising QC,  exclusively in high level strategic […]

Melanie Hall QC

04 Mar 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

“Silk of the Year” for tax as awarded by Legal 500 UK, and currently on a short list of 3 for the same title by Chambers UK Bar Award, Melanie Hall QC has been described as a “a class act who has an in-depth understanding of the EU law dimensions of tax. She combines this […]

Michael Bowsher QC

04 Mar 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

Michael Bowsher QC has a busy practice in public procurement, competition and commercial law, particularly in disputes concerning major public and public-private projects. He is particularly known for his unique practice in regulated procurement in the United Kingdom, Ireland, elsewhere in the EU and beyond. Michael Bowsher QC has appeared as counsel in many of […]

Jon Turner QC

04 Mar 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

“Jon Turner QC is lauded as “an incisive, commercially focused and adaptable team player” who hoovers up much of the best work in the market” (Chambers UK).  He is the first ranked silk in The Legal 500’s European and Competition category and a Chambers “Star Performer”: “Turner ‘combines approachability with prodigious intellect and a willingness to get […]

Tim Ward QC

04 Mar 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

Tim Ward QC, joint Head of Chambers, is widely recognised as a leading litigator and advocate in the fields of competition, telecommunications, public law and EU law. Legal directories list him as a leading individual in legal directories in each of those fields, and describe him as “a very adept and able strategist”, “a genuinely […]

Paul Harris QC

04 Mar 2014 | by Caroline Sweeney

Leading silk in Competition: ‘‘Very pragmatic and straightforward.’’– Legal 500, 2020 Leading silk in Sport: ‘‘A very forceful and direct advocate.’’– Legal 500, 2020 “Receives recognition from respondents as “a very strong advocate in court” and “a standout on sports-related issues” – Competition, Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2019 “Hugely well regarded” in the sports space. He […]