Fenella Morris QC
- Year called: 1990
- Year appointed Silk: 2012
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Fenella is a versatile advocate with a practice that encompasses administrative and public law, human rights, commercial regulation and professional discipline, financial services, local government, procurement, education and the Court of Protection. She is named by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 as a leading practitioner in these areas and is recognised as a "Star at the Bar". Her clients include regulators, from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons to The Pensions Regulator and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and those whom they regulate, local authorities, NHS and private health care bodies, universities, NGOs, such as Liberty, the Official Solicitor and Public Guardian as well as individuals and companies. She has appeared in many landmark cases and has wide experience as an advocate up to the Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights. She has also mediated and arbitrated diverse disputes.
Fenella is recommended by the all the major directories for Administrative and Public Law, Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Professional Discipline, Regulation, Healthcare, Local Government, Education, Community Care and Court of Protection.
She was Professional Discipline Junior of the Year, Chambers and Partners, 2007.
“superb legal brain”
“a sharp legal mind and considerable experience, matched by a smooth delivery and sure touch in court”
“very incisive, very thorough and fearsome advocate”
“tenacious and not afraid to be bold when fighting a client’s corner”
“a formidable opponent – being on the other side of her is a tough assignment indeed”
“renowned for her ability to argue a difficult case”
“utterly dedicated to the cause, she really digs her heels in until she gets a result”
“a hard-working, committed lawyer who will always push the case that extra mile for her clients”
“well respected by the judges”
“passionate about the people she represents”
“fantastic knowledge of the way the health service works”
“great grasp of detail”
“able to grasp the complexities quickly”
“treats clients with care and sensitivity”
“practical and to the point”
R (Save our Surgery Limited) v Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ,  EWHC 439 (Admin)
NHS v Baby X and others,  1 FLR 225
P v Independent Print Ltd and others,  1 FLR 212 (CA)
P and Q v Surrey County Council and others,  2 WLR 1056
Education Law Update seminar announced
Fenella Morris QC acts in expedited judicial review challenge to reconfiguration of NHS paediatric cardiac surgery services
Fenella Morris QC and Victoria Butler-Cole are instructed by Liberty in litigation arising from the Winterbourne View abuse scandal.
Fenella Morris QC and Victoria Butler-Cole act for NHS Trust in case of missing boy urgently in need of cancer treatment
Mental Capacity: A Guide to the New Law (2nd Edition) Law Society 2008