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100th Edition of Trading Law Bulletin

31 May

The latest edition of Gough Square’s Trading Law Bulletin is the hundredth edition. Our Trading Law Bulletin is a free quarterly digest of relevant cases and developments in the area of consumer and regulatory law. It is available here and Chambers thanks Fred Philpott for summarising his knowledge of the latest developments over the years.


Broker Secret Commission Case

20 May

The High Court has refused the borrower permission to appeal in Scott v Commercial First Business Ltd (unrep, Southend county court, Recorder Marsden, 28th March 2018). Julian Gun Cuninghame acted for the borrower at trial. This was a broker secret commission case where the borrower had not herself paid any broker fee. The Recorder had […]


Defrauders of Merchant Service Providers Sentenced to Prison

17 May

On 9 May 2019, His Honour Judge Bayliss QC sentenced two defendants, Saleem Arif and Kewal Banga, to 4 years 6 months and 2 years 11 months respectively for their part in a sophisticated fraud. Saleem Arif was found guilty of one count of fraudulent trading and one count of money laundering following a three […]


Dinner for Claire Andrews

07 May

On 3 May 2019, Gough Square Chambers hosted a dinner at the Reform Club to celebrate Claire Andrews’ 13 years as Head of Chambers. Claire led Chambers with distinction during a period of significant change for both the profession and Chambers. Claire’s leadership will be missed but she will remain an active and integral member […]