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An Evening of Glitz and Glamour at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2015

Posted: 29-Oct-2015 09:10:55
Author: Emily Forrest

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Last night, IT Group enjoyed an evening of glitz and glamour at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2015 at Old Billingsgate in London. The UK Bar Awards exclusively highlight the excellence of members of the UK Bar and celebrate the outstanding achievements by chambers, silks, and juniors alike.

IT Group was the proud sponsor of the IT/IP Award category, and Senior Partner Jason Coyne had the honour of presenting the awards to the winners on the night. 


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Clyde & Co's Simon Konsta with IT Group's Jason Coyne and Gerald O'Mahoney of Hausfeld. 

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Kemp Little's Alison Rae and IT Group's Nicola Coyne and Emily Forrest. 

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A full list of the winners is below, including the IT/IP Award which we were proud to sponsor.

BANKING
JUNIOR Adam Kramer, 3 Verulam Buildings

SILK Sonia Tolaney QC, 3 Verulam Buildings 
SET Fountain Court Chambers

INSURANCE
JUNIOR
James Brocklebank, 7 King’s Bench Walk
SILK
Colin Edelman QC, Devereux
SET
Devereux

DEFAMATION
JUNIOR
Catrin Evans, One Brick Court
SILK
Hugh Tomlinson QC, Matrix Chambers
SET
Matrix Chambers

CHANCERY
JUNIOR
Tim Akkouh, Erskine Chambers
SILK
John Brisby QC, 4 Stone Buildings
SET
Wilberforce Chambers

CONSTRUCTION
JUNIOR
Mark Chennells, Atkin Chambers
SILK
Marcus Taverner QC, Keating Chambers
SET
Atkin Chambers

CRIME
JUNIOR
William Emlyn Jones, Three Raymond Buildings
SILK
Mukul Chawla QC, 9-12 Bell Yard
SET
Three Raymond Buildings

TAX
JUNIOR
Jonathan Bremner, Pump Court Tax Chambers
SILK
Nicola Shaw QC, Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers
SET
Pump Court Tax Chambers

PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE
JUNIOR
Siân Mirchandani, 4 New Square
SILK
Graeme McPherson QC, 4 New Square
SET
4 New Square

EMPLOYMENT
JUNIOR Akash Nawbatt, Devereux

SILK Michael Ford QC, Old Square Chambers
SET Littleton Chambers

COMPETITION
JUNIOR
Brian Kennelly, Blackstone Chambers
SILK
Daniel Jowell QC, Brick Court Chambers
SET
Brick Court Chambers


IP/IT
JUNIOR
Brian Nicholson, 11 South Square
SILK
Richard Meade QC, 8 New Square
SET 4
Pump Court

FAMILY
JUNIOR
Edward Devereux, Harcourt Chambers
SILK
Martin Pointer QC, 1 Hare Court
SET
1 Hare Court

HEALTH & SAFETY
JUNIOR
Mark Watson, 6 Pump Court
SILK
Ben Compton QC, Outer Temple Chambers
SET
Crown Office Chambers

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION
JUNIOR
Siddharth Dhar, Essex Court Chambers
SILK
Andrew White QC, Atkin Chambers
SET
Essex Court Chambers

PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINE
JUNIOR
Stephen Brassington, 2 Hare Court
SILK
Gregory Treverton-Jones QC, 39 Essex Chambers
SET
Serjeants’ Inn Chambers

REAL ESTATE
JUNIOR
Alan Johns, Maitland Chambers
SILK
Jonathan Seitler QC, Wilberforce Chambers
SET
Falcon Chambers

HUMAN RIGHTS & PUBLIC LAW
JUNIOR
Alison Pickup, Doughty Street Chambers
SILK
Martin Westgate QC, Doughty Street Chambers
SET
Matrix Chambers

COMPANY/INSOLVENCY
JUNIOR
Catherine Addy, Maitland Chambers
SILK
Richard Hill QC, 4 Stone Buildings
SET
4 Stone Buildings

PERSONAL INJURY/ CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE
JUNIOR
Henry Witcomb, 1 Crown Office Row
SILK
Andrew Ritchie QC, 9 Gough Square
SET
Crown Office Chambers

SHIPPING
JUNIOR
Caroline Pounds, Quadrant Chambers
SILK
Timothy Young QC, 20 Essex Street
SET
Quadrant Chambers

ENVIRONMENT/PLANNING
JUNIOR
James Burton, 39 Essex Chambers
SILK
Morag Ellis QC, Francis Taylor Building
SET
39 Essex Chambers 


COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
JUNIOR
Fionn Pilbrow, Brick Court Chambers
SILK
Laurence Rabinowitz QC, One Essex Court
SET
One Essex Court

REGIONAL SET OF THE YEAR No5 Chambers 
Birmingham/Bristol/Leicester/London

CLIENT SERVICE
Francis Taylor Building

SET OF THE YEAR
Serjeants’ Inn Chambers

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Christopher Wilson-Smith QC Outer Temple Chambers

David Grief Essex Court Chambers
Timothy Dutton QC Fountain Court Chambers

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO DIVERSITY
Tunde Okewale Doughty Street Chambers

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