COVID-19

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic Chambers’ building is closed and clerks and barristers are working remotely.

We are committed to ensuring that work is completed as efficiently as possible in these difficult times and ask our clients to contact us electronically in the first instance by emailing gsc@goughsq.co.uk or the relevant barrister directly.

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Regulated lending

28 November

Gough Square Chambers is a leader in the field of regulated credit and mortgages, with an in-depth knowledge of the area that can only come through specialism. Our clients include all types of creditors (including clearing banks, credit card issuers, retailers and non-status lenders), borrowers and regulatory and enforcement authorities. Members of Gough Square have […]

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Financial services

28 November

Gough Square financial services barristers are experienced in: Advising on the effects of the Mortgage Credit Directive Order 2015 and consequential amendments to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA”) and the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001 (“the RAO”); Drafting mortgage and security documentation; Advising on the application of, […]

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Investment & insurance mis-selling

16 January

Gough Square’s team of financial services barristers regularly advise on investment and insurance mis-selling. We provide expert advice on compliance with the Insurance (Conduct of Business) Rules (“ICOB”) and the Insurance (Conduct of Business) Sourcebook (“ICOBS”), issues arising from the sale of PPI, and challenges by FOS, the FCA and the Competition Commission. We also […]

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Fraud

28 November

Including civil and criminal aspects of mortgage, investment and tax fraud, asset recovery and confiscation. Members have also acted for local authorities in relation to benefit fraud. Notable cases include: Halsall & ors v Oasis Land Development Ltd (High Court, Ch Div, 2015): defence of company in a  fraudulent misrepresentation trial concerning land in the Cayman […]

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Commercial law

28 November

Gough Square regularly deals with general commercial issues, whether arising in the context of financial services law, or more generally. We have experience in sale and supply of goods, company law, partnership, professional negligence and insolvency. Reported cases include: Beavis v ParkingEye Ltd [2015] UKSC 67: landmark Supreme Court case on whether an £85 parking […]

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