The Legal 500 UK Bar 2016: Monckton is Top Tier Set for EU, Competition, Telecoms, Procurement and VAT with 40 members ranked as “leading” individuals

15 Sep 2016

The recently launched  The Legal 500 UK Bar 2016 noted  Monckton Chambers for its ‘tremendous strength in depth’, and being ‘the premier set for EU and competition disputes’ as well as a strong choice for telecoms regulatory, indirect tax and public law. 40 individual barristers are listed across18 practice areas with many recommended in multiple categories.

Monckton Chambers has been recommended as a TOP-TIER set in the following practice areas:

  • EU and competition
  • Telecoms (regulatory)
  • Public procurement
  • Tax – VAT

The Set has also been ranked in a further 5 areas:

  • Administrative and public law (including local government)
  • Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)
  • Environment
  • IT and telecoms – data protection
  • Sport

Individual members were also recognised as “Leading Individuals” in:

  • Aviation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction- Education
  • Immigration (including business immigration)
  • International arbitration: counsel
  • Professional negligence
  • Public international law
  • Social housing

The annual legal directory further described the Set as follows: ‘The barristers are all user-friendly, unstuffy, very good at rolling up their sleeves and fun to work with’, and are complemented by the ‘21st century and entrepreneurial-style clerking’, which is ‘highly professional and client-focused’; ‘they know how to match the right barrister to the right case and appear to take care to do so, rather than just looking at who has capacity at any given time.’

For further details visit the Legal 500 website.