Stanley Brodie is the most senior of the barristers practising from Blackstone Chambers, having been called to the Bar in 1954.

His practice areas are Commercial & Finance, Media & Entertainment, Public law, Domestic & International Arbitration.

Mr Brodie was appointed Bencher of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in 1983. He was elected Reader of the Inner Temple in 1999 and Treasurer for 2000, the Millennium year. 

Mr Brodie was a Recorder of the Crown Court for 13 years, during which time he also served as a Deputy Official Referee (now known as a Judge of the Technology and Construction Court). 

During his time in junior practice, and 40 years as a Queen's Counsel, he has had a wide commercial and financial practice covering a number of areas.  Property finance and banking are subjects with which he is very familiar. 

He has been recognised as a specialist in lotteries, gaming and competition law. For close on 30 years he advised Littlewoods Pools and other pools' companies, and was made an honorary member of the Pools Promoters Association. He has advised and acted for major companies manufacturing gaming machines, and the operators of machines. He has advised the National Lottery.

He has had experience of public law cases over many years. 

Mr Brodie has been involved in a number of international arbitrations, both as counsel and Arbitrator. 

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