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Sandy Phipps, Mehdi Baiou and Andrew Lodder named in Legal Week, Stars At The Bar 2017

One Essex Court’s Sandy Phipps, Mehdi Baiou and Andrew Lodder have all been recognised in the Legal Week feature, Stars at the Bar 2017, profiling 12 highly recommended junior commercial barristers at 10 years call and under. The article notes:

“Sandy is outstanding – genuinely first class.”  His character references are stellar.  In a fiercely competitive profession, no one has a bad word to say about him; he is “a complete – and total – star, and extremely nice with it”;

Mehdi “is cool, calm and unflappable...”. His analytical skills have been in demand in banking and commercial litigation claims, as well as competition law instructions; with one partner describing Baiou as “highly engaging, numerate and able to deal quickly with expert evidence and economic models”, adding that he is “fiercely intelligent”; 

Andrew has “the magic combination of top-class legal abilities, remarkable diligence, a commercial approach and a charming temperament”, adding: “He is a real delight to work with; a team player and genuinely a star.”  In short, notes one contact: “Andrew is the complete package, especially when one considers that, added to all the above, he is extremely easy to get along with and a great team player.”

The full article is available here and detailed profiles for each barrister are available via the links below.