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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."

Investor success in first ICSID case against Uzbekistan


An ICSID tribunal has upheld jurisdiction against Uzbekistan in favour of investors in two cement plants, despite allegations that the investment was corrupt and broke Uzbek investment rules.  This is the first case in which jurisdiction has been established against Uzbekistan.  

See the full report here.

Michael Swainston QC led for the investors, instructed by Jones Day, London.