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.
36 – 38 Young Street
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
Members of Kings Chambers are self-employed independent practitioners providing legal and advocacy services. They share premises and administration but not their individual practice profits.
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.
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 Zurich Insurance plc under Policy number OS/DLKG8331
Public Liability Insurance:
Kings Chambers are insured for Public Liability with a limit of Indemnity of £5M
Contact details for Zurich Insurance plc are:
Zurich Insurance plc
The Zurich Centre
Chambers has a panel to deal with complaints headed up by David Casement KC. In the first instance complaints can be made to our Compliance Manager 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 Bar Standards Board and/or the Legal Ombudsman.
To download a copy of our Complaints Procedure, please click here.
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 is provided on their individual invoices and can also 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.
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.