Blackstone Chambers

Bar top 30 position: 4

  • Overview

Blackstone Chambers, with 50 junior barristers and 38 silks, is one of the leading sets at the UK Bar with a particular expertise in employment, human rights and public law. The set’s joint head of chambers are Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC. Julia Hornor is the chambers director and Gary Oliver is the senior clerk.

Monica Carss-Frisk QC is a leading silk in employment law, with an equally strong reputation in public and EU law. Lord Pannick QC is the go-to barrister for human rights and public law, and he is recognised as a leading silk in EU and competition law.

Blackstone Chambers’ other joint head of chambers, Anthony Peto QC is a pre-eminent barrister in public law with particular expertise in civil fraud. Dinah Rose QC is highly regarded in the public, human rights and employment practices.

Ian Mill QC has a leading practice in commercial, intellectual property and fraud with a strong emphasis on litigation. Some of the set’s most noteworthy junior barristers include Ben Jaffey in public and human rights law, Tom Weisselberg in fraud and commercial litigation, and Tom Hickman in human rights and public law.

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Blackstone House

Silks: 38
Juniors: 50
Head of chambers: Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC
Chambers director: Julia Hornor
Senior clerk: Gary Oliver