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Firm Profile

Monckton Chambers

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • 1 & 2 Raymond Buildings
  • Gray's Inn
  • London
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • WC1R 5NR

Firm profile submitted by Monckton Chambers

The Chambers Monckton Chambers is a leading set with expertise across a wide range of commercial and civil law, with a particular focus on EU, competition, VAT other indirect taxes and public and administrative law. The Set also has significant international expertise conducting a range of work in the fields of public international law, trade and arbitration. The interrelationship between domestic law, EU law and international human rights law is central to much of Chambers’ work, and members have unrivalled expertise in these areas.
Monckton Chambers is recognised as a market leader in specialist advocacy, advisory and dispute-resolution services, and is renowned for members’ intellectual rigour, commercial focus and ability to get results. Members of Chambers act for private sector clients (from multinationals to SMEs and private individuals), the UK Government, regulators, local authorities, NGOs and non-UK bodies, including foreign states and the EU institutions. This breadth of experience means that members are sensitive to the commercial objectives of private clients and also have a good understanding of governmental and regulatory decision making processes.
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International Members have an in depth knowledge of foreign domestic laws including a range of EU member states. Several members are also qualified and have rights of audience in foreign jurisdictions including the CIS republics, the Russian Federation, the USA and South Africa. Services are available to all foreign lawyers, businesses and individuals who are located outside of the UK.

Recruitment Monckton Chambers is a member of the Bar Council Pupillage Gateway. Chambers offers pupillage for twelve months. Typically, two pupillages have been offered each year, with pupillage awards of £65,000. In the past 10 years, 19 out of 21 Monckton pupils were offered tenancy.