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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."

Appointment of Deputy High Court Judges


Paul Bowen QC and Simon Birt QC have been appointed as Deputy High Court Judges. Their appointments will take effect on 1 October 2021.  An announcement of their appointments is here.

The appointments followed an open competition by the Judicial Appointments Commission.

Paul will hear cases in the Queen’s Bench Division and the Family Division. 

Simon will hear cases in the Queen’s Bench Division.

Paul and Simon will each sit in the High Court for around 30 days a year, and will also continue to practise full time from chambers.