Practice areas

Blackstone Chambers practice encompasses a very wide range of practice areas. More information about these can be found in the attached pages. Members of Chambers also have a broad range of experience across various industry sectors. Please click on the link to see our Sector expertise.

Practice Areas

Commercial

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Civil Fraud
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial Judicial Review
  • Company Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Construction
  • Consumer Credit
  • Defamation
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Internet Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Partnership
  • Private International law
  • Professional Negligence
  • Project Finance
  • Restructuring / Insolvency
  • Sale and Carriage of Goods
  • Shipping & Aviation
  • Tax

Employment

  • Bonuses
  • Data Protection
  • Directors
  • Discrimination
  • Employee Benefits (Share Options, Restricted Stock)
  • Equal Pay
  • European law
  • Executive Contracts and Duties
  • Industrial Action
  • Pensions
  • Redundancy
  • Restrictive Covenants, Confidential Information and Garden Leave
  • Trade Unions
  • Transfer of Undertakings
  • Whistleblowing
  • Wrongful and unfair dismissal

Public Law and Human Rights

  • Commercial Judicial Review
  • Community Care
  • Medical and Mental Health
  • Constitutional
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • ECHR & Civil Liberties
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Extradition
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Freedom of Information
  • Immigration and Nationality
  • Inquiries
  • Local Government
  • Planning judicial review
  • Police and Prison Law
  • Professional regulation and discipline
  • Public Procurement & PFI
  • Right to Property
  • Social Security and housing

EU and Competition

  • Cartels (public, private and criminal enforcement)
  • Conflict of laws
  • CAT work - all dimensions
  • Environment
  • EU discrimination law
  • Free movement of Goods
  • Free movement of People, immigration and asylum
  • Free movement of Services
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Public Procurement and PFI
  • Sector investigations by competition authorities
  • State Aids
  • Telecommunications
  • Trade Law
  • Taxation, VAT and customs matters

Public International Law

  • Boundary disputes (land and sea)
  • International investment protection
  • International law aspects of EU law
  • International protection of human rights
  • International trade law
  • Jurisdictional issues
  • Sovereignty disputes
  • State responsibility

Mediation and ADR 

  • Mediation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Private International Law

  • Conflict of laws
  • International Arbitration

Domestic and International Arbitration

  • Domestic Arbitration
  • International Arbitration
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