Brick Court Chambers provides comprehensive advocacy and advisory expertise in all aspects of judicial review including public law cases raising issues involving commercial regulation, public international law, EU law, extradition, environmental and planning, local authority powers and civil liberties.
Members of chambers, who also act in foreign public law jurisdictions, have wide experience in assisting in both the bringing and resisting of judicial review challenges. They act on a regular basis in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court (and its predecessor the House of Lords) for regulators and other public bodies including central and local government departments. They also act for individuals affected by public law decisions and for social action groups.
Recent landmark cases in which members of Chambers have been instructed include the high profile challenge to the hunting ban, assisting the Bermudian government in a telecommunications dispute and defending the Government over an unsuccessful challenge to the increased tax on aircraft fuel.
Other recent cases of note include:
- R (Melli Bank pl c) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Admin Crt)
- R (BMA) v Secretary of State for Health (Admin Crt)
- R (National Grid Transco) v.Environment Agency (House of Lords)
- R (Yukos) v FSA and London Stock Exchange (Admin Crt)