12th April 2023

15 members of Chambers have been recognised for their work in the Middle East region spanning across the areas of commercial and construction.

For commercial, Laurence Page is ranked tier 1 and Gideon Shirazi is ranked tier 2.

For construction, 4 Pump  Court has again been ranked a tier 1 leading set. Legal 500 highlight that 4 Pump Court ‘has a strong reputation in construction and engineering disputes across the Middle East, and is noted for its involvement in significant infrastructure disputes, including rail, aviation and wider transport projects.’

Members commended for their Middle East construction practices include Sean Brannigan KC, Rachel Ansell KC, Alex Hickey KC, Ben Pilling KC, James Leabeater KC, Lynne McCafferty KC, Claire Packman KC, Luke Wygas, Thomas Crangle, Sanjay Patel, Ed Jones, Simon Hale and Daniel Churcher.

Our clerks have also received outstanding testimonials for their client service including:

  • ‘One of the best clerking teams at the English Bar. Stewart Gibbs is a class act.’
  • ‘The clerks are communicative and look to tailor their services accordingly to the client. Carl Wall and Niki Merison are standout individuals.’
  • ‘Will Jackman and Billy Griffiths know their barristers’ availability and expertise particularly well, and they both have good instincts when it comes to appropriate replacements.’
  • ‘Sam Penny is endlessly helpful and leaves no problem or query unresolved. He is extremely capable at understanding what is required from a barrister and matching an appropriate barrister to a matter.’
  • ‘The clerking team is excellent, and this sets them apart from many other chambers. Carl Wall, Billy Griffiths and Liam Williams always go the extra mile and deliver excellent client service.’

View the full rankings here.


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