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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."

Two new tenants join Brick Court


Brick Court Chambers is pleased to announce the arrival of two new tenants, James McClelland and Sarah Bousfield.

James McClelland practises in public and administrative law; the regulation of legal and financial services; and commercial litigation and arbitration.  James is one of the Attorney General's A Panel Counsel; has been named by Legal Week as one of its "Stars at the Bar"; and was nominated at the Chambers UK Bar Awards for both Commercial Litigation and Banking and Finance junior of the year.

Sarah Bousfield has an expansive practice covering all aspects of commercial dispute resolution, financial services, energy, regulation, and public law. She has particular expertise in civil fraud and pre-emptive remedies.  Sarah undertakes both advisory and litigation work and regularly acts in complex, high value litigation in the High Court and in international arbitrations. As sole counsel, she has appeared in numerous different courts and tribunals.

Mark Howard QC and Helen Davies QC, joint heads of chambers, commented, “We are obviously delighted to attract to Brick Court barristers of this calibre who will add yet further depth to our existing group of very talented commercial and public law practitioners.”