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Matthew Chapman's Queen's Counsel appointment




PRESS RELEASE – 12th January 2017 

1 Chancery Lane – Chambers of John Ross QC -  is delighted to announce Matthew Chapman's appointment as a new Queen’s Counsel in February 2017.

Matthew Chapman QC is a former Chairman of the Travel and Tourism Lawyers’ Association.  He is ranked in Chambers & Partners as a Star Individual.

Matthew said: “It is a huge honour to have been selected to take Silk in 2017.  Working at the forefront of a developing, changing industry such as Travel and International Claims relies on expertise across the team, supported by a strong clerks’ room.  I hope this appointment will further secure 1 Chancery Lane’s reputation as a preeminent Travel Law set”.

Head of Chambers, John Ross QC said: “Matthew is a superb advocate with a long-standing reputation at the forefront of travel law.  This appointment reinforces Matthew’s reputation as one of the most impressive travel law experts of his generation and is rightly deserved.  We are delighted with his appointment and wish him every success in the future”.

The silk ceremony will take place on Monday 13th February 2017.

 

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