About Blackstone Chambers
Blackstone Chambers is a substantial civil law set, combining formidable strengths in commercial, public, human rights, employment and EU and Competition law, with state-of-the-art facilities and a friendly and open approach to client service.
Areas of Work
Chambers practice breaks down into the following areas:
Commercial law includes financial/business law; banking; competition and telecoms; insurance and reinsurance; international trade; conflicts; sports, media and entertainment; intellectual property and professional negligence.
Public law incorporates judicial review, acting both for and against central government agencies and other regulatory authorities, arising from decisions and areas such as freedom of expression; equality of treatment; immigration; education; social security; housing; planning and local government. The combined expertise of members of Chambers in commercial and public law proves particularly valuable in City regulation and financial services cases. Advice in the human rights arena is also available, with particular reference to the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 in all its aspects.
All aspects of employment law, including discrimination, are covered by Chambers extensive employment law practice.
Chambers recognises the increasingly important role which mediation has to play in dispute resolution. Eight members are CEDR accredited mediators.