Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2020 – Monckton Chambers is a leading set with 50 listings across nine practice areas

12 Aug 2020

The recently published Who’s Who Legal UK Bar confirms Monckton Chambers as one of the UK’s leading sets.

Monckton Chambers is represented by 29 members across nine practice areas.

Number of Listings:

Arbitration 1
Competition 20
Corporate Tax 1
Environment 3
Government Contracts 10
International Trade & Commodities 1
Media & Entertainment 2
Sports 2
Telecoms 10

The research makes the following summary conclusions:

“Monckton Chambers enjoys a prominent position at the UK Bar, and showcases the breadth and depth of expertise on offer from its barristers in our research this year. Its members earn 50 listings across nine practice areas.

Competition is a core strength for the set, illustrated in our corresponding chapter where we recognise 11 silks and nine juniors for their excellence in the field. Their expertise spans a range of matters, from M&A and state aid to class action cases.

Government contracts is a further area in which it excels, with 10 barristers recognised for their impressive ability when it comes to concessions matters and public procurement proceedings.

The set also performs well in our telecoms chapter, where five juniors and five silks are singled out for their exceptional work handling contentious proceedings spanning a range of matters, including licensing, contractual claims and broadcasting issues.

Standout figures at the set include George Peretz QC and Jon Turner QC, pre-eminent silks in competition law. Josh Holmes QC is a go-to silk for telecoms disputes, while Daniel Beard QC and Anneli Howard are identified as a top-tier advocates for competition and telecoms matters. Michael Bowsher QC, Rob Williams QC and Ewan West and are held in high esteem for their first-rate government contracts practices, while Fiona Banks is distinguished as a top name for sports disputes.”

Read full analysis here.