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What the directories say

11 South Square is consistently recognized as a top tier set by the leading legal directories across the board of its specialisms. Both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 frequently noted both chambers as a whole as well as individual members superior level of advocacy and advice. 11 South Square is recognised for its members’ pragmatic approach to litigation and their regular involvement in the leading cases in the areas of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Media, Entertainment and Sport.

In both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 the senior members of chambers are constantly ranked as leaders with high praise received from clients and other members of the Bar alike. They are backed up by a formidable set of juniors that are often singled out as “rising stars” and noted for their fast growing skills in Court.

In addition to the praise and comments received by the directories, chambers continues to be nominated for awards at both the Chambers and Partners Bar Awards and the Legal 500 Awards. At the most recent Chambers and Partners Bar Awards Brian Nicholson was awarded “IP/IT Junior of the Year” and Piers Acland QC was once again nominated for ‘IP/IT Silk of the Year’, an award he received in 2010. 11 South Square was also nominated for “IP/IT Set of the Year”. .


Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 

IP/IT Set of the Year
2005, 2007, 2009, 2011 & 2013

IP/IT Junior of the Year
Brian Nicholson
(awarded 2013)

IP/IT Silk of the Year
Piers Acland QC
(short listed 2015, awarded 2010)
Iain Purvis QC
(awarded 2014)
Henry Carr QC
(awarded 2013)

Legal 500 Awards

IP, IT & Media Set of the Year
(awarded 2013, short listed 2014 & 2015) 

IP, IT & Media Silk of the Year
Michael Silverleaf QC
(short listed 2013 & 2014)
Henry Carr QC
(short listed 2013)




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