Privacy & cookies


In common with most websites, Gough Square Chambers uses cookies to capture certain information about site usage (such as measuring the number of visitors and how they navigate the site).

We aim to comply with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) regulations on cookies. Pending official guidance from the ICO, we seek to adhere to the guidance of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”).

In accordance with the ICC guidance, we do not ask user consent for category one, two & three cookies on our website, namely:

(i)                Category 1: ‘strictly necessary’: i.e. the cookie is “related to a service provided on the website that has been explicitly requested by the user”: examples are cookies which recall previously entered text, so that text is not lost if the page is refreshed;

(ii)               Category 2: ‘performance based’: examples are analytics and advertising, but only by storing anonymous data and not used for behavioural targeting of advertisements;

(iii)              Category 3: ‘functionality based’: examples are cookies that remember user choices, so that they have a more personalised experience. This may include submitting comments and remembering colours, text size, etc.

We do not use any Category 4 cookies, namely ‘targeting/ advertising based’: examples being cookies which produce targeted advertisements. These types of cookies would require explicit consent from site users.

If you have any queries over our cookie usage, then please contact Gough Square Chambers.

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Privacy policy

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Gough Square Chambers will keep all personal data private and will not forward your details to any other third party. We may from time to time send you information about us. If you do not wish to receive this information, please send an e-mail to placing the word ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject box.

Gough Square Chambers shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of the use of this website or the reliance on information in it.

Gough Square Chambers has used reasonable care to ensure that the information appearing on this website is accurate and up-to-date. While care has been taken to prevent the occurrence of errors and omissions the user of this website should not take the accuracy of the information for granted. None of the material contained in this website is to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact.

Gough Square Chambers has no control over the use to which the information within this website may be put and shall not be liable for any loss or damage either direct, indirect or consequential arising out of or in connection with the use of such information. Your statutory rights remain unaffected.

Gough Square Chambers cannot be held liable for content of all of the websites to which this website links. Users of this website link to other websites at their own risk and use those websites according to the terms and conditions of use of those websites.

English law and jurisdiction applies with respect to the contents of this website.