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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."

Neil Calver QC appointed to the High Court


Neil Calver QC has been appointed as a Justice of the High Court, 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. The Lord Chief Justice will assign him to the Queen’s Bench Division. He will be referred to as the Honourable Mr Justice Calver.

Neil was called to the Bar in 1987, joined Brick Court Chambers in 1994 and took silk in 2006. He was appointed a Recorder in 2009.  He was also called as a barrister to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) and also to the Supreme Court of Gibraltar.

Neil  specialised in all types of commercial litigation and arbitrations, as well as public and EU law. He won Legal Week’s Advocate of the Year Award for 2019, and in the same year was also nominated as Chambers & Partners’ Commercial Litigation QC of the Year. He will cease to practise with effect from 1 October.

The announcement of the recent high court appointments is here.