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Dominic Kay QC

Call 1997 • QC 2017

"Outstanding and in high demand." "He is by far the best of the young silks in this area."
(Legal 500 2017)

Dominic Kay QC is a specialist regulatory law practitioner, practising exclusively in Health & Safety, Environmental law and Inquests. He is recognised as one of the country’s leading Health & Safety and Environmental law barristers.

In 2018 Dominic was nominated as Health & Safety Silk of the Year at the Bar Awards.

Prior to his appointment as Queen’s Counsel he was listed as a ‘Star Individual’ by Chambers & Partners, ranked as a tier 1 ‘Leading Individual’ in the Legal 500 and was listed in the Chambers & Partners ‘Bar 100’, a list ranking the country’s top 100 junior barristers practising across all areas at the Bar.

He has been described in the legal directories as being “a heavyweight practitioner…renowned for his top-level Health & Safety work…a barrister with a nationwide practice…with a strong grasp of clients’ commercial and legal requirements and excellent communication skills…very confident before the Bench and when handling opponents” and as having “outstanding knowledge and experience of this niche area of law. He is an excellent advocate, down-to-earth and with a common-sense approach…he takes a dynamic approach and is always looking for an innovative solution”.

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“Outstanding and in high demand.”

Legal 500, 2017

“By far the best of the young silks in this area.”

Chambers & Partners

“Dominic Kay has outstanding knowledge and experience of this niche area of law. He is an excellent advocate, down-to-earth and has a commonsensical approach.”

Chambers & Partners

“He takes a dynamic approach and is always looking for an innovative solution.”

Chambers & Partners

“A very client-focused, pragmatic and level-headed kind of guy.”

Chambers & Partners

“Quality performances in a number of high-profile health and safety cases.”

Chambers & Partners

“His down-to-earth approach is highly appealing to the Bench and wins him the respect of the market.”

Chambers & Partners

“An excellent technician, who knows the law backwards.”

Legal 500

“A very sharp mind, and gets to the root of the issue quickly.”

Legal 500

“A pragmatic, tactful and commercially aware barrister, who is excellent with judges.”

Legal 500


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