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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."

Four new tenants for Brick Court


Brick Court Chambers is delighted to announce that four new tenants will join chambers after successfully completing pupillage - bringing the total number of tenants up to 110.  The new members of chambers are:

  • Danielle Carrington
  • Vanshaj Jain
  • Michael Quayle
  • Charles Wall

Danielle Carrington read law at Trinity College, Cambridge, where she graduated with a double first. She obtained an LLM focusing on conflict of laws, international litigation and arbitration from New York University School of Law as a recipient of the Dean’s Graduate Award and Henry Arthur Hollond Studentship. Danielle received a number of prizes and scholarships throughout her studies, including the Princess Royal Scholarship (Inner Temple), Lizette Bentwich Prize for excellent performance and the Christopher Simpson Prize for Public International Law (Trinity, Cambridge). Before commencing pupillage, Danielle was a judicial assistant to Calver J in the Commercial Court. She was also a research assistant for the first supplement to the leading text on civil fraud, Grant & Mumford on Civil Fraud: Law, Practice and Procedure (Sweet & Maxwell, 2022). Prior to this, she interned at the Hague Conference on Private International Law, working on the Choice of Court, Service and Evidence Conventions. During pupillage, Danielle worked on a range of commercial, competition, public and international law matters, including a Shorter Trials Scheme trial in the Commercial Court, an appeal against a penalty imposed by the CMA and a communication to a UN Treaty Body. Danielle joins chambers in September 2023.

Vanshaj Jain graduated with a BA, LLB (Hons) from the National Law School of India University, finishing with a gold medal for the Best Student Advocate. He was elected as a Rhodes Scholar from India in 2017, and read for the Bachelor of Civil Law and MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at the University of Oxford. He was awarded a distinction in both. He was also awarded the prize for International Law of the Sea on the BCL, and for Best Thesis on the MSc. Vanshaj completed his DPhil (Law) at the University of Oxford in 2022 as an Indira Gandhi Scholar, examining the impact of sea-level rise on maritime entitlements under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Prior to commencing pupillage, Vanshaj worked with Soli Sorabjee, a former Attorney-General for India, on commercial and public international law disputes. He also taught public international law and international refugee law at the University of Oxford. He is the author of ‘Broken Boundaries: Border and Identity Formation in Post-Colonial Punjab’, published by the Asian Journal of International Law in 2020. During pupillage, Vanshaj worked on a range of high-profile public, commercial and competition cases. Vanshaj joins chambers in September 2023.

Michael Quayle commenced pupillage after spending eight years as a solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a Senior Associate and Solicitor-Advocate specialising in competition, public and commercial law. During his time at Freshfields Michael worked on multiple high-profile disputes, including acting for Eurotunnel in the ‘Brexit Ferries’ litigation, for Southeastern Railway in the first standalone collective proceedings case and for the AIRE Centre in the ‘Dubs Amendment’ judicial review. During pupillage, Michael assisted in a range of matters across chambers’ areas of specialism, including competition damages cases in the e-commerce and financial services sectors, an EU pharmaceuticals regulation matter, civil fraud claims, contractual disputes and judicial review claims concerning commodities markets and climate change. Michael studied Law at the University of Oxford, spent a year as the judicial assistant to Lady Justice Asplin in the Court of Appeal and is a trustee of fundamental rights charity the AIRE Centre.  Michael joins chambers in July 2023.

Charles Wall graduated with a congratulatory first class degree in Classics from New College, Oxford, where he finished top of his year in philosophy. After his undergraduate studies, Charles completed the Graduate Diploma in Law (distinction) and the Bar Vocational Studies course (distinction, second in year) at City Law School, University of London. During pupillage, Charles worked on a range of commercial, competition and public law matters. These included high value civil fraud claims, jurisdiction disputes, follow-on and standalone competition damages claims in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors, and one of the largest group action claims ever before the English courts. Charles joins chambers in September 2023.