Devereux recognised by Legal 500’s 2010 edition

Members of Devereux Chambers received a total of 31 individual listings across 14 practice areas in Legal 500’s 2010 edition, published September 2010.

Devereux Chambers is ‘an excellent set’ with good barristers at all levels. In particular, clients applaud a culture of ‘pushing the boundaries’ and taking an ‘innovative approach to litigation’ …. the barristers are ‘all very bright, responsive, cool under pressure’.”

Clinical negligence and healthcare

Within Clinical negligence and healthcare – Recognised as a Leading Set.

Robert Glancy QC is ‘fantastic on his feet’: ‘sharp as a tack’ and a ‘real battler’. He has ‘tremendous client handling skills’ and is ‘a joy to work with’Robert Weir QC is ‘extremely sharp’, ‘a real lateral thinker’ and ‘unwavering in cross-examination’. Among the juniors, Richard Cartwright is widely praised for his ‘attention to detail on medical and quantum issues’, ‘meticulous preparation’ and ‘absolute commitment’.

Robert Glancy QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Robert Weir QC is ranked as a New Silk.

Richard Cartwright is ranked a Leading Junior.

Commercial litigation

Within Commercial litigation - Colin Edelman QC is ranked a Leading Silk.  

Education

Within EducationOliver Hyams is ranked a Leading Junior.

Employment

Within Employment - Recognised as a Leading Set.

Ingrid Simler QC has a ‘very firm manner’ and ‘good cross-examination’ skills, coupled with agreat empathy for clients facing distressing circumstances’. ‘Hardworking, sensible and fantastic advocate’ Akash Nawbatt is ‘a star of the future’Nicholas Randall is recommended for his ‘down-to-earth delivery and ability to judge the mood of a tribunal with extraordinary precision’.

Tim Brennan QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Ingrid Simler QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Nicholas Randall is ranked a Leading Junior.

Andrew Burns is ranked a Leading Junior.

Mohinderpal Sethi is ranked a Leading Junior.

Akash Nawbatt is ranked a Leading Junior.

Health, safety and environment

Within Health, safety and environment, Stephen Killalea QC is ranked a Leading Silk Graham Read QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Stephen Killalea QC ‘never fails to get his point of view across, leaving clients feeling confident that no stone has been left unturned’.

Information technology

Within Information technology, Graham Read QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Graham Read QC is ‘very effective’, ‘an excellent communicator’ and is ‘particularly recommended for telecoms matters’.

Insurance and reinsurance

Within Insurance and reinsurance – Recognised as a Leading Set.

Devereux Chambers has a small cadre of insurance lawyers with a ‘well-established reputation for acting for the London Market’Colin Edelman QC is ‘perhaps the foremost insurance silk’ with ‘the knack of explaining very complex issues in engagingly simple terms’. Edelman appeared in the Court of Appeal for one of the insurers in the Employers Liability Trigger litigation regarding the response of employers’ liability policies to asbestos-related diseases. The ‘very responsive’ Colin Wynter QC also receives praise as ‘a really safe pair of hands for any case’Richard Harrison provides ‘clear, concise and practical advice’ and ‘gets top marks for judgement, balance and application’.

Colin Edelman QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Colin Wynter QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Richard Harrison is ranked a Leading Junior.

Ben Lynch is ranked a Leading Junior.

International arbitration

Within International arbitrationColin Edelman QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Media, entertainment and sport

Within Media, entertainment and sport, Nicholas Randall is ranked a Leading Junior.

Nicholas Randall combines ‘great insight and practical judgement’.

Pensions

Within PensionsNicholas Randall is ranked a Leading Junior.

Nicholas Randall has ‘a real talent for spotting the winning argument and knows his stuff inside out’.

Personal injury

Within Personal injury – Recognised as a Leading Set.

Devereux Chambers has ‘excellent barristers at all levels, from the QCs down to the baby juniors’Robert Glancy QC is ‘one of the most experienced personal injury counsel at the Bar’, and Stephen Killalea QC is ‘a superb advocate’Richard Cartwright is ‘excellent with complicated special damages calculations and forensic accountancy evidence’Robert Hunter has ‘a ferocious work rate and superb analytical skills’.

Robert Glancy QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Stephen Killalea is ranked a Leading Silk.

Robert Weir QC is ranked as a New Silk.

Colin Mendoza is ranked a Leading Junior.

Richard Cartwright is ranked a Leading Junior.

Robert Hunter is ranked a Leading Junior.

Professional negligence

Within Professional negligence , Colin Edelman QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Tax: corporate and VAT

Within Tax: corporate and VATTimothy Brennan QC is ranked a Leading Silk. Ingrid Simler QC is ranked a Leading Silk.

Recommended … the ‘excellent’ Timothy Brennan QC

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