Provision of services regulations

The following information is provided by Kings Chambers in accordance with the requirements of The Provision of Services Regulations 2009.  Any required information that is not provided below is included in our Letter of Acknowledgement which details the terms of business between us and our clients.

BUSINESS NAME:
Kings Chambers

LEGAL STATUS:
Barristers Chambers

CONTACT DETAILS:              
36 – 38 Young Street
Manchester
M3 3FT

Telephone:    0345 034 3444
Fax:               0345 034 3445
DX:                718188 Manchester 3
Email             clerks@kingschambers.com
Website:        www.kingschambers.com

Authorisation Scheme:
Kings Chambers are regulated by the Bar Council and the Bar Standards Board (BSB) to provide legal services in England and Wales. Chambers and its barristers are governed by the 8th Edition of the Code of Conduct which is available from the Bar Standards Board website (see below).  Should you wish to contact the BSB, their contact details are:

The Bar Standards Board
289-293 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7HZ

Telephone:    020 7611 1444
Fax:               020 7831 9217
contactus@barstandarsboard.org.uk
www.barstandardsboard.org.uk

Professional Indemnity Insurance:
Every barrister must have Professional Indemnity Insurance and this is provided by Bar Mutual (BMIF) which provides cover for individual barristers of up to £2.5 million.  Bar Mutual was set up by barristers for barristers and is not a commercial insurance company.  They can be contacted though Thomas Miller, who manage Bar Mutual.

Contact Details:
Thomas Miller
90 Fenchurch Street
London  EC3M 4ST

Telephone:    020 7621 0405

Members of Chambers can opt to purchase additional top up insurance cover, over and above their Bar Mutual insurance, in accordance with and determined by their individual practice requirements.  Such top up cover is provided by TLO Insurance.  Details of such additional cover can be supplied upon request by contacting the clerks.

Employers’ Liability Insurance:
Kings Chambers are separately insured for Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 for £10M by QBE insurance under Policy number PB0136058B.

Public Liability Insurance:
Kings Chambers are insured for Public Liability with a limit of Indemnity of £5M

Contact details for QBE Insurance are;

QBE Europe
13th Floor Chancery Place
50 Brown Street
Manchester
M2 2JT

Telephone:   0161 838 7300

Complaints:
Chambers has a panel to deal with complaints headed up by Nigel Poole QC.  In the first instance complaints can be made to our Chambers Director, Debra Andrés in accordance with our complaints procedure which can be found in the client care section of our website., Anyone who is not satisfied with the way in which a complaint is dealt with can also make a complaint to the Complaints Commissioner at the Bar Standards Board.

To download a copy of our Complaints Procedure, please click here.

VAT Registration:
Kings Chambers is VAT registered and our VAT number is 862 1251 46. All barristers of Kings Chambers hold their own personal VAT registration number which can be obtained upon request by the clerks.

Standard Terms of Business:

Our standard terms of business are in accordance with the terms of business as detailed by the Bar Council. To view our standard terms of business, please click here.

Applicable Law:
Unless otherwise agreed English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any claim, dispute or difference concerning our services and any matter arising from it.

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