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Blackstone Chambers has once again been rated as the stand out set in Sports law by the leading industry directory, Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2017, with an impressive 17 members of chambers being ranked across both silk and junior categories.

Chambers and Partners ranked Blackstone as the band one set in the sports sector and said: 

“Home to the leading collection of sports barristers in the market, Blackstone offers a truly formidable combination of specialist knowledge and fearless advocacy. As well as offering superior representation, a number of the set's silks and juniors appear as arbitrators or panel members on major tribunals, appeal boards and ethics committees.”

The following members of chambers were ranked as the leading counsel in sports law:

Amongst silks; Adam Lewis QC (star individual), Ian Mill QC (band 1), Andrew Hunter QC, Lord Pannick QC (band 2), Michael Beloff QC, Kate Gallafent QC, Jane Mulcahy QC (band 3), Andrew Green QC, Robert Howe QC, Pushpinder Saini QC (band 4), Paul Goulding QC (band 5), Brian Kennelly QC (new silk).

Amongst juniors: Nick De Marco (star individual), James Segan (band 2), Tom Richards (band 3), Tom Hickman, Tom Mountford (band 4).

Blackstone was also commended for its client service:

‘"They're very strong and well regarded in the sports sector. The clerking team is excellent and makes dealing with the set very easy." Gary Oliver is the senior clerk at the set.’

The full directory entry can be viewed here.

The clerking team can be contacted on +44 (0) 20 7583 1770.