Masters of the Bench
James Flynn Esq QC
Full Title: James Flynn Esq QCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 15.11.2016
Call Date: 27.7.1978
James Flynn QC was called in 1978 and took silk in 2003. An erstwhile Legal Secretary at the European Court of Justice (in the chambers of Advocate General, subsequently Judge, Sir Gordon Slynn) and partner in the Brussels office of Linklaters, he has practised from Brick Court Chambers since 1996, specialising in competition and (for now) EU law. He is Chairman of the Competition Law Association and a member of the CCBE’s Permanent Delegation to the European Courts, as well as a regular judge of the European Law Moot Court Society. Principal extra-curricular interests are poetry (a slim volume was published in 2016) and music, including as an underwriter of the Temple Song recitals and patron of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Lewes Chamber Music Festival.