We offer expert legal advice and representation with barristers who specialise in Chancery and Commercial law.
Chambers has extensive, collective expertise and considerable practical experience of how multiple legal disciplines often overlap when applied to the actual issues our clients face. We also offer highly skilled barristers who practice in areas that fall outside the scope of traditional Chancery law.
Our friendly, professional Clerks’ Room is the principal port of call for anyone who would like to instruct a barrister at Ten Old Square.
Our team of clerks will advise on the expertise and availability of the barristers in Chambers and discuss the most suitable fee structures for your case. They will do this in a speedy and responsive manner, keeping you fully informed throughout the process.
Our clerks offer a very high quality service combined with a down-to-earth and collaborative approach.
If you would like to discuss a specific case, arrange a meeting or receive further information about any of our barristers, areas of expertise or about the way we work in general, please contact our clerks.
Our excellent legal services extend beyond case work to the provision of remote talks, complimentary training events and programmes to support our clients’ continuing competence requirements.
Further details about this can be found on our events page or by contacting Emily Overett.
Ten Old Square is a professional, friendly and forward-looking set.
We are renowned for delivering an outstanding level of service and welcome applications from like-minded individuals.
Ten Old Square is an award-winning set of Chancery barristers’.
Chambers contains some of the finest and brightest lawyers currently practising in all the current Chancery disciplines. Our Chambers comprises of talented barristers whose expertise meets and exceeds the demands of those who approach us needing legal representation and require expert advice of the very highest calibre.
The Barristers at Ten Old Square accept instructions under the auspices of the Bar Council’s approved Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services by Barristers to Authorised Persons 2012 (updated 2018) (“Standard Contractual Terms 2018”) amended to refer to the relevant changes brought by the GDPR in May 2018 (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing.
The Barristers at Ten Old Square may be prepared to consider three alternative terms of engagement though they are not obliged under the Cab Rank Rule to accept instructions on such terms:
(a) An Agreement for the supply of legal services by a Barrister in a commercial case – the form of agreement published jointly by COMBAR/CLLS (version 3.0).
NB: The payment basis under the terms of the agreement will be either Basis A or Basis B and no other version of the Agreement will be adopted; or
(b) Instructions may be accepted on the basis of the Bar’s former practice (formerly Annex G to the Code of Conduct, adapted to reflect the discontinuance of the Withdrawal of Credit Scheme) as applicable prior to 31st January 2013.
In any event, an agreement under (a) or (b) above must be expressly agreed in writing; a Barrister’s Clerk has authority for these purposes to enter into an agreement incorporating the alternative terms of engagement on behalf of a Barrister; or
(c) Instructions may be accepted under the auspices the Authorised Person’s Firm’s own terms. Such terms must be provided to the Barrister and approved by the Barrister through his/her Clerk.
The new Standard Contractual Terms do not apply in circumstances:
If you have any queries the Barristers in these Chambers or other matters relating to Ten Old Square or our website, please contact Keith Plowman our Senior Clerk.
The Barristers at Ten Old Square may also accept instructions via the Bar Council’s Licensed Access scheme from professionals who have been granted a licence to instruct a Barrister directly. For more information about licensed access please see the Bar Council web site.
Please contact our Senior Clerk Keith Plowman or a member of the clerking team for more information and assistance regarding instructing the Barristers at Ten Old Square under the licensed access scheme.
The Barristers at Ten Old Square do not accept instructions direct from members of the general public. Information and a list of public access Barristers can be found here.
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