Outer Temple Chambers is proud to have been recognised by numerous directories and professional bodies over the years. Below is a chronology of some of our achievements.
David E. Grant KC was appointed Queen’s Counsel (now Kings Counsel) in March 2022.
Outer Temple Chambers has been shortlisted at The Legal 500 Bar Awards for Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury, and Employment Set of the Year. Additionally, Saul Margo has been shortlisted in the Chancery Junior of the Year category and Oliver Powell has been nominated for Corporate Crime Junior of the Year at The Legal 500 bar Awards.
We have also been shortlisted as an Outstanding Set in Diversity & Inclusion by Chambers Bar Awards. Some of our barristers have been shortlisted by Chambers Bar Awards. James Leonard has been shortlisted as health and Safety Junior of the Year, Matthew McDonagh has been shortlisted as Professional Discipline Junior of the Year, and Naomi Ling has been shortlisted as Employment Junior of the Year.
Outer Temple Chambers have once again been ranked as a leading set across eight practice areas in the 2023 edition of Chambers & Partners. We now have 92 ranked barristers, including over 20 individual promotions and newly ranked barristers.
We have also been ranked in the Legal 500 UK 2023 rankings, with over 60 barristers now holding rankings across 27 practice areas.
Rachel Vickers appointed Queen’s Counsel in March 2021.
Rachel Vickers wins Clinical Negligence Junior of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards.
Outer Temple Chambers nominated for Client Service Set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards.
Naomi Cunningham named ‘Lawyer of the Week’ by The Lawyer.
"Outer Temple Chambers houses considerable expertise in serious criminal matters, and is well regarded in the market for its handling of the region's most high-profile and complex cases."
Chambers & Partners - Band 1 - Crime
"The barristers at Outer Temple Chambers are well regarded for their expert handling of prosecutions arising from a wide range of health and safety offences."
Chambers & Partners - Band 2 - Health & Safety
"Outer Temple Chambers as a "very modern and organised set... members are very professional and the quality of the work they produce is amazing."
Chambers & Partners - Band 3 - Clinical Negligence
"An excellent set of chambers, with a great collection of barristers' who are 'technically brilliant'. The set offers 'not merely the numbers to provide strength in depth, but also a range of sub-specialisms, which gives them a real edge'."
Legal 500 - Tier 2 - Clinical Negligence
Outer Temple Chambers is 'extremely efficient and all the clerks are helpful when looking for suitable counsel at affordable fees'.
Legal 500 - Tier 2 - Employment
The set is well known for its involvement at the epicentre of ground-breaking mass equal pay litigation.
Chambers & Partners - Band 2 - Employment
"Outer Temple Chambers has 'strength and depth across the gamut of financial services' and is 'generous in offering insights and education and training programmes'."
Legal 500 - Tier 2 - Financial Services Regulation
"Outer Temple Chambers is consistently rated as 'one of the top' pensions teams."
Legal 500 - Tier 2 - Pensions
"Outer Temple Chambers demonstrates notable expertise... with sources commenting on the "breadth of expertise" at the set."
Chambers & Partners - Tier 2 - Pensions
"Outer Temple Chambers' 'excellent reputation' comes from its 'huge breadth of expertise relating to accident and injury types'... 'great number of silks at the top of their game' and 'juniors who complete work well beyond their call'."
Legal 500 - Tier 2 - Personal Injury, Industrial Disease and Insurance Fraud
"Instructing solicitors praise the "quality of counsel" available within the set and note that "whenever you instruct Outer Temple Chambers you know your case will be dealt with professionally and efficiently."
Chambers & Partners - Band 2 - Personal Injury
"The set has excellent capability across a broad spread of regulated professions. Commentators observe that the set "devotes real energy to professional discipline, without seeing it as an add-on."
Chambers & Partners - Band 3 - Professional Discipline
"Outer Temple Chambers stands out for its 'strength in depth in pensions professional indemnity work', frequently advising on claims against solicitors, barristers, actuaries, financial services professionals and insolvency practitioners."
legal 500 UK - Tier 4 - Professional Negligence