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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."

Kelyn Bacon QC appointed to the Chancery Division


Kelyn Bacon QC has been appointed as a Justice of the Chancery Division, with effect from 1 October 2020. The appointment was made by the Queen on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor, following a competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission. She will be referred to as the Honourable Mrs Justice Bacon.

Kelyn is the first woman from Brick Court Chambers to be appointed to the bench. She was called to the Bar in 1998, joined Brick Court Chambers in 1998 as a pupil and took silk in 2014. She was appointed a Deputy High Court Judge (Chancery Division) in 2017.  She is a Governing Bencher of the Inner Temple.

Kelyn specialised in competition and EU law, with particular expertise in State aid law and pharmaceutical regulation. She will cease to practise with effect from 1 October.

The announcement of the recent high court appointments is here.