We are delighted to announce that Isabel McArdle and Matthew Hill have been appointed to the B Panel of Counsel, with Jessica Elliott, Gideon Barth, Emma-Louise Fenelon and Jonathan Metzer appointed to the C Panel of Counsel. They are looking forward to joining our strong panel team, bringing the number of members appointed up to 20 when with their appointments come into effect on 1st September 2020.

They join our already strong panel team comprised of twenty members:

Isabel McArdle practises in indirect tax, medical law and public law, including cases with cross over in human rights, immigration, costs and healthcare fields, and has extensive judicial review experience in the High Court and Upper Tribunal.

Matthew Hill is regularly instructed on public law cases involving national security, information rights, human rights, public inquiries and major inquests and is currently acting as Lead Junior Counsel in both the Infected Blood Inquiry.

Jessica Elliott has developed a broad practice in the main areas of Chambers’ work, particularly in clinical negligence and health law, environmental law, public law and human rights, inquests and coroners, and tax. She is currently representing the family at an inquest exploring the impact of social media on a teen’s suicide.

Gideon Barth has a varied practice encompassing clinical negligence and personal injury, inquests and inquiries, and indirect tax. He has been instructed in high profile cases including IICSA and the Birmingham Pub Bombings (1974).

Emma-Louise Fenelon has a broad practice, in particular in clinical negligence, child abuse compensation, inquests, public inquiries, personal injury and human rights and has acted as Junior Counsel, unled, for the main group of Core Participants in IICSA concerning residential schools. She is co-presenter of our podcast Law Pod UK.

Jonathan Metzer is regularly instructed in the areas of public law, asylum and immigration, clinical negligence and inquests. On the Attorney-General’s Panel, he is interested in developing his practice in tax and employment law. Jonathan is also Commissioning Editor of the UK Human Rights Blog.