Brick Court Chambers

Marie Demetriou KC

Marie Demetriou KC

YEAR OF CALL: 1995    YEAR OF SILK: 2012
CLERK:

“Marie is an amazing advocate: succinct, precise, and judges are very receptive to her… She wins so often.”
Chambers and Partners 2021

News

26/02/24

Competition Appeal Tribunal decides factual causation issues in Merricks collective proceedings

26/02/24

£9bn wiped off Merricks’ £10bn class action, says Freshfields

22/02/24

Slaughters and Linklaters join line-up in mobile phone class action

19/02/24

CAT certifies data abuse claim against Meta

06/02/24

Hausfeld loses carriage dispute in Amazon class action

18/01/24

Court of Appeal holds CMA has extra-territorial document production power

17/01/24

No appeal for Phones 4U in mobile giant collusion case

16/01/24

CJEU rules that persecution based on gender may qualify a person for refugee status

15/01/24

In court this week: Motorola, Merricks and a catwalk showdown

08/01/24

Brick Court is the set with the most cases in The Lawyer Top Cases of 2024

08/01/24

In court this week: Meta, interchange fees and London Capital & Finance fallout

15/12/23

Not Sporting Rules: FA’s FIFA-mandated cap on agents’ fees unlawful

11/12/23

Court of Appeal rules that defendants to collective proceedings can communicate with class members

14/11/23

High Court dismisses Phones 4U’s competition and tort claims

08/11/23

Court of Appeal ruling on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights under the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

21/09/23

Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds infringement decision for excessive pricing abuse and reduces penalty imposed on Allergan

12/09/23

8 nominations for Brick Court in the 2023 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards

13/07/23

Brick Court receives 24 nominations in the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023

12/05/23

Putting the brakes on post-Brexit?

23/03/23

Brick Court participates in Digital Markets conference

21/03/23

Merricks collective action: CAT rules that Mastercard is not permitted to advance a counterfactual based on an alternative, exemptible interchange fee

16/03/23

CJEU rejects American Airlines’ bid to deprive Delta Air Lines of airline slots

21/02/23

Meta successfully resists CPO on the basis of the Pro Sys v Microsoft test

13/02/23

Brick Court tops The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases over 10 years

09/02/23

Stop right there, thank you very much: CAT and Administrative Court rule on territorial scope of CMA’s powers

13/01/23

Court of Appeal upholds certification of McLaren class action for follow-on damages against ro-ro services cartel

14/12/22

First ruling on the continued application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights under the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

29/11/22

Court of Appeal rules that CAT has a wide discretion to determine the “domicile date” for collective proceedings

28/10/22

Court of Appeal upholds finding that Apple must undertake to enter into FRAND licence or be subject to FRAND injunction

12/10/22

CAT declines invitation to determine time-bar defences in advance

02/08/22

Supreme Court refuses permission to appeal in Archie Battersbee case

22/07/22

Court of Appeal rules that private hire vehicles are not plying for hire via smartphone apps

18/07/22

CAT quashes Meta/GIPHY merger decision

07/07/22

Green light for App Store CPO

06/07/22

21 nominations for Brick Court in the 2022 Legal 500 Bar Awards

16/06/22

Redacted reasons, the Carltona principle and dynamic competition

28/03/22

Pass-on allegations against investment funds struck out by Court of Appeal

10/03/22

European Court of Justice clarifies test by which stateless persons of Palestinian origin should be granted refugee status

24/02/22

High Court dismisses challenge to autonomous tariff quota for raw cane sugar

21/02/22

RoRo collective action gets the green light

10/01/22

31 members of Brick Court appear in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2022

06/12/21

Divisional Court judgments on private hire vehicle licensing

19/11/21

Brick Court wins three categories at the 2021 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards

29/10/21

Marie Demetriou QC is Barrister of the Week in The Lawyer

22/09/21

Brick Court tops Bar listings in Who’s Who Legal Global Competition guide

03/09/21

South African Human Rights Commission granted permission to intervene in Semenya v Switzerland

01/09/21

Brick Court shortlisted for six categories in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021

02/07/21

Secretary of State for Health v Servier Laboratories: Supreme Court panel of 7 affirms OBG v Allan on the unlawful means tort

18/05/21

CAT final judgment in paroxetine appeals

13/05/21

Court of Appeal concludes that the CMA’s approach to merger derogation requests made by Facebook was lawful

19/04/21

CAT rules on significant penalty appeal

25/03/21

The Court of Justice delivers important judgments on pay for delay agreements

25/02/21

Commercial Court passes on Claimants’ invitation to strike out pass-on defences in FX Litigation

03/02/21

Court of Appeal delivers important judgment on disclosure from custodians’ personal emails and devices

01/02/21

22 members of Brick Court appear in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2021

11/12/20

Supreme Court dismisses Mastercard’s appeal in landmark judgment on proposed collective proceedings

13/11/20

Competition Appeal Tribunal issues first substantive ruling on CMA assessment of merger derogation requests, finding CMA decision lawful

11/11/20

Court of Appeal dismisses truck manufacturers’ appeal against CAT judgment on the application of the abuse of process principle to settlement decisions taken by the European Commission

29/09/20

Uber secures right to continue operating in London

06/08/20

Court of Appeal upholds congestion charge for minicabs

29/07/20

UBS fails to strike out FDIC LIBOR-rigging claim  

27/04/20

Administrative Court upholds Transport for London’s decision not to prevent Uber from trading pending its licence appeal

11/03/20

CMA fines pharmaceutical companies £3.4m and secures £1m for the NHS

04/03/20

Competition Appeal Tribunal rules on extent to which Commission infringement Decision is binding on addressees

19/02/20

Supreme Court lifts stay of enforcement of ICSID award in Micula proceedings in important judgment

12/02/20

35 members of Brick Court appear in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases and Top 15 Appeals of 2020

05/02/20

Landmark judgment on competition law challenge to pay-for-delay deals

28/01/20

Marie Demetriou QC and Zahra Al-Rikabi named in The Lawyer Hot 100 2020

21/01/20

Court of Appeal delivers significant judgment on restriction of competition by object/legality of bans on internet selling

21/01/20

Court of Appeal dismisses British Telecom’s challenge to HM Treasury’s decision to index public service pensions

06/12/19

Brick Court wins two categories in the 2020 Legal 500 UK Bar Awards

27/11/19

Brick Court shortlisted for 12 categories in the 2020 Legal 500 UK Bar Awards

22/11/19

Shipping off to Luxembourg: High Court decides to make preliminary reference on aspects of roll-on roll-off damages claim

01/11/19

Brick Court wins three categories in the 2019 Chambers Bar Awards

05/09/19

Brick Court shortlisted for 11 categories in the 2019 Chambers Bar Awards

16/07/19

Court of Appeal breathes new life into ‘private dictionary’ principle

25/06/19

Administrative Court rejects challenge to CMA’s decision not to stay excessive pricing investigation

08/05/19

Competition Appeal Tribunal strikes out additional claim brought by Part 20 Defendant against Claimants in trucks cartel proceedings

16/04/19

Court of Appeal overturns CAT judgment in Merricks v Mastercard collective proceedings

28/03/19

EU law does not compel UK to participate in European Parliament elections

01/03/19

Eurotunnel challenge to ferry contracts withdrawn

11/02/19

CAT rules on first merger penalty appeal

24/01/19

Settlement reached in Cyprus Emergency torture claims

16/01/19

33 members of Brick Court appear in 12 of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2019

13/11/18

Right of appeal lies from decision of the CAT refusing a collective proceedings order

02/11/18

Supreme Court to hear appeal on English courts’ duty of cooperation with EU institutions

29/10/18

Court of Appeal upholds stay of enforcement of Micula brothers’ ICSID award pending EU Court proceedings but orders security

18/10/18

English Court retains jurisdiction over Apple v Qualcomm competition case

05/10/18

More Brick Court barristers called to the Bar of Ireland

10/09/18

Ban on internet sales breaches competition law

26/07/18

European Advocate – tributes to David Vaughan CBE QC

04/07/18

High-voltage judgment on jurisdiction in Power Cables cartel litigation

22/05/18

Ruling on jurisdiction to hear Apple’s claims against Qualcomm

23/04/18

Brick Court shortlisted in two categories in The Lawyer Awards 2018

03/04/18

The Competition Appeal Tribunal refers key questions in alleged ‘pay-for-delay’ case to Court of Justice

16/02/18

Indirectness of sales is no bar to iiyama’s competition claim continuing in England

23/01/18

Grand Chamber delivers judgment in first (and only?) preliminary reference from Gibraltar

12/01/18

Court decides English law alone to apply to determine limitation in historical Cyprus torture claims

14/12/17

Administrative Court quashes Government policy of deporting EU nationals who are sleeping rough

24/11/17

Brick Court receives 12 nominations in the Legal 500 2018 Awards

22/11/17

Court of Appeal allows Monarch Airlines’ slot allocation appeal

25/07/17

Mastercard persuades Tribunal not to certify £14 billion collective action

24/05/17

Who’s Who Legal lauds Brick Court Chambers’ Competition expertise

07/03/17

CAT rejects challenge to CMA decision requiring a completed merger to be unwound

06/03/17

Aljaz Bedene: arbitrator examines ITF rule that tennis players can only represent one country

01/03/17

High Court finds that it has no jurisdiction to determine Microsoft damages claim

23/01/17

Brick Court scores the highest number of appearances in The Lawyer Top 20 Cases of 2017

20/01/17

Micula brothers’ ICSID award stayed by Commercial Court pending EU Court proceedings

01/12/16

CMA secures first director disqualification for competition law breach

25/10/16

Marie Demetriou QC and Martin Chamberlain QC are 2017 Legal 500 Bar Awards winners

07/10/16

GCR Live 8th annual competition litigation

29/09/16

Brick Court receives nine nominations in the 2016 Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards

12/08/16

Court of Appeal rules on the admission of unaccompanied child asylum-seekers to the UK

26/07/16

European Medicines Agency ordered not to disclose clinical study report from marketing authorisation dossier

13/07/16

Court of Appeal holds that journalist facing Al Shabaab death threats cannot be returned to Somalia

24/05/16

Judgment of the High Court on the territorial scope of EU competition law

06/05/16

European Court of Justice hands down tobacco judgment

27/01/16

Supreme Court clarifies the “right to reside” of EU citizens

16/12/15

Supreme Court defines limits of merger control

19/10/15

Brick Court maintains Public and Administrative Law ranking in 2015 Legal 500

14/10/15

Court of Appeal rejects challenge to sharing of NHS debt data for immigration sanction purposes

14/10/15

Domestic Courts must redact to protect the Presumption of Innocence

02/10/15

Eight members of Brick Court Chambers appear before the CJEU at the same hearing

24/09/15

Brick Court Chambers shortlisted in 14 categories for 2015 Chambers UK Bar Awards and Legal 500 Awards

24/07/15

Mr Justice Peter Smith recuses himself from British Airways air-cargo case

14/07/15

Two Members of Brick Court appointed to CMA standing counsel panel

10/06/15

The rise and rise of Article 1 Protocol 1 in commercial public law litigation

03/06/15

Claims filed challenging UK standardised packaging legislation

06/03/15

Secretary of State for Defence forced to retake decision concerning the raising of artefacts from the wreck of the 18th Century HMS Victory

18/12/14

CJEU rules on the application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights to asylum seekers who have a fear of persecution on grounds of sexual orientation

04/11/14

Administrative Court asks the Court of Justice of the European Union to rule on the validity of the Tobacco Products Directive

29/10/14

HMS Pinafore collides with Gondoliers in competition damages rulings

15/05/14

Administrative Court rejects challenge to data sharing by NHS

09/04/14

Supreme Court strikes out claim for damages and defines the nature of a cartel infringement decision

19/02/14

Supreme Court rules on the circumstances in which an asylum seeker can be sent back, under the Dublin II Regulation, to the country where he or she first arrived

05/12/13

Court of Appeal rules on the proper approach to appeals from the Upper Tribunal

08/11/13

CJEU rules on the protection afforded to asylum seekers who face a well-founded fear of persecution on grounds of their sexual orientation

26/03/13

GCR Awards 2013 nominations announced

14/01/13

Court of Appeal allows appeal in limitation case. Supreme Court grants permission

15/08/12

Competition Appeal Tribunal overturns Ofcom’s Pay TV decision

12/07/12

Addison Lee’s bus lane challenge rejected

09/05/12

High Court rules on disclosure of Commission leniency documents

26/04/12

Addison Lee ordered to stop encouraging minicab drivers to use London bus lanes

29/02/12

New Brick Court Chambers Silks

21/12/11

ECJ rejects France’s appeal and confirms that PMOI’s fundamental rights were breached by the Council

05/10/11

Live Premier League football matches: broadcasting licences which confer absolute territorial exclusivity are prohibited by EU law

03/08/11

British Telecommunications Plc successfully challenges Ofcom’s dispute resolution decisions on its wholesale 0800 and 0845/0870 pricing

27/05/11

Limitation period for cartel damages proceedings in the CAT

29/06/10

Court of Appeal decides that EU law principle of effectiveness does not require past criminal convictions to be quashed

22/06/10

Court of Appeal finds that Secretary of State was wrong to deny transsexual her pension at 60

29/04/10

Court of Appeal holds that CAT has no power to order Ofcom retrospectively to revise its price controls

27/01/10

Different treatment for prisoners detained in hospital is lawful

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