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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 outstanding new tenants for Brick Court Chambers


Brick Court Chambers are delighted to announce that Tom Pascoe and Ben Woolgar will join Chambers as full tenants in September 2015, following the successful completion of their pupillages.

Jonathan Hirst QC, Joint Head of Chambers, said:  “We look forward to warmly welcoming our two outstanding new tenants.  They have both excelled in our rigorous pupillage process and we are confident they will develop successful and accomplished practices in the future.”

Tom Pascoe achieved a first class degree in law from Robinson College, Cambridge, followed by a distinction in the BCL at Trinity College, Oxford.  Prior to pupillage, he taught tort law at the University of Oxford and UCL, and public law at the University of Cambridge.  In 2014 Tom was the judicial assistant to Lord Dyson MR in the Court of Appeal.  He is looking forward to becoming involved in all areas of Chambers’ work, with a particular focus on public, European and competition law.

Ben Woolgar achieved a first class degree in PPE from Balliol College, Oxford, where he won the Gibbs Thesis Prize in Politics for the best thesis across the university, and the James Hall Prize.  He then obtained the GDL (Distinction) and BPTC (Outstanding) from City Law School.  He was awarded Karmel, Bedingfield and Lord Reid Scholarships by Gray’s Inn (the top scholarship for each year of his training).  He is a former European Debating Champion and was Best Speaker at the World Universities Debating Championships in 2012.  He is keen to develop a practice in all areas of Chambers’ specialisms, with a focus on commercial litigation and arbitration,  and EU/competition law (including life sciences).