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‘One of the super-sets’, Brick Court Chambers is ‘an all-round strong’ set with ‘a large selection of high-quality competition law specialists’, ‘top commercial counsel’, ‘an excellent chambers for banking litigation’, and a ‘go-to’ set for public administrative law.
The Legal 500 2020
The clerks’ room ‘sets the benchmark’ for other sets with its ‘friendly, knowledgeable, and hardworking’ clerks.
The Legal 500 2020
"An outstanding commercial set with a track record of excellence across its core areas of work."
Chambers & Partners 2018
"A set that is singled out for its "first-rate" clerking and "client service-oriented, commercial approach."

Brick Court success at the 2018 GCR Awards


On 10th April 2018, the Brick Court Chambers and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer MasterCard team won the award for litigation defence (non-cartel) at the GCR Awards in Washington DC for their work on the Walter Merricks v Mastercard case. 

On 21 July 2017, the Competition Appeal Tribunal dismissed an application to bring a collective action against Mastercard for breach of Article 101(1) TFEU on behalf of around 46 million consumers in the UK.  The value of the claim was said to be £14 billion and therefore if the collective action had proceeded it would have been the largest damages claim in English legal history. The judgment is currently under appeal.

Mark Hoskins QC, Tony Singla and Hugo Leith acted for Mastercard, instructed by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.