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Pascal Bates

Call: 1994


“An astute practitioner with a significant civil/regulatory law practice. He is ferociously bright and extraordinarily hard-working.”

Chambers UK Bar Guide [2018]

“What he does not know about the health and safety law is not worth knowing.”

Legal 500 [2017]

“How he retains all the information he does is unbelievable…A man of detail.”

Chambers UK Bar Guide [2017]

“A fierce opponent, who you do not want to be against.”

Legal 500 [2016]

“He’s very good, strong, robust and confident. If you see that he’s your opponent you know you’re in for a tough time, which is a compliment.” “He is very detailed, thorough, clever and hard-working.”

Chambers UK Bar Guide [2016]

“An outstanding barrister.”

Legal 500 [2015]


Standing Counsel to the Health and Safety Executive
Standing Counsel to the Office of Rail Regulation
Attorney-General’s Regulatory List of Counsel (A List)


Pascal acts for and against corporate, institutional and individual clients in regulatory (including coronial), criminal and civil (including public law) proceedings. He accepts direct access instructions in appropriate cases.

Click here to download Pascal’s Regulatory, Coronial and Criminal Law CV.

Click here to download Pascal’s Civil (including Public) Law CV

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