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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."

Joint venture clash


The heated joint venture dispute between Russian fishing magnates, Alexander Tugushev and Vitaly Orlov, has occupied the attention of several Commercial Court judges over the vacation. Brick Court’s Neil Calver QC and Laura Newton acting for Mr Tugushev obtained a worldwide freezing order from Bryan J ; Richard Slade QC and Richard Blakeley appeared for Mr Tugushev in subsequent applications before Teare J, Jacobs J and Waksman J relating to confidentiality, privilege against self-incrimination and enforcement outside the jurisdiction.

The relevant article in The Lawyer is here.