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Heads of chambers: Anthony Porten QC and Anthony Scrivener QC
Total tenants (silks): 52 (9)
Door tenants: Three
Chambers contributions: £13,500 pa (subsided for those earning less than £100,000).
Revenue per barrister: £230,000
Top cases last year: Admiral Duncan pub bombing; Shell Centre Inquiry; Waters & Ors v The Welsh Development Agency; Lough, Towle, Harvey v Sec of State London Town; For Hartlepool Council in the ‘Ghost Ships’ case.
No of appearances in House of Lords: 15
No of appearances in Court of Appeal: 32
Barrister to staff ratio: 1:0.25
Average hourly rates: £250
New clients: In-house – BAA, Bristows Helicopters, BskyB, Dorset CC, First Group, Hertford Planning Service, Union Railways; Law firms – Addleshaw Goddard, Datton Warner, Eversheds, Evans Harvey, Housemans, Malik & Michael, Smith & Graham.