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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."

ECHR rules against Russia in child disability case


On 22 March 2016 the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled in the case of Blokhin v Russia, a judgment that found that a child with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and neurogenic bladder causing enuresis (a disorder involving urinary incontinence) was unlawfully detained and abused in Russia’s criminal justice system in breach of Articles 3, 5 and 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. 

The judgment is here.

The Mental Disability Advocacy Centre press release can be found here.

Paul Bowen QC was instructed as leading counsel in an intervention by the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre to which significant reference was made by the Grand Chamber in its judgment.