Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of assistance.
39-40 Cloth Fair
The Quality of our Service
Cloth Fair Chambers aims to provide the very highest quality of service, from both the members of chambers and the administrative staff. If you should have any concerns about an administrative or other matter concerning Cloth Fair Chambers, please raise them with Sarah Finlayson, our Office Manager or Nicholas Purnell QC, our Head of Chambers.
Legal Services Provided
The legal services most commonly provided by Cloth Fair Chambers are advisory and advocacy services. The areas of practice in which Cloth Fair Chambers most commonly provides legal services are Financial Crime and Regulatory Matters (corporates and individuals), Professional Discipline, Proceeds of Crime, General Crime, Extradition and Sports law. Further details can be found on the profiles of individual members.
With effect from 31 March 2021, new instructions to members of Cloth Fair Chambers, unless otherwise agreed, will be accepted under the terms set out in the 'Agreement for the Supply of Legal Services by Barristers to Solicitors in Commercial Matters' under Basis A of clause 9. A full copy of "the Terms" is available here.
Members of Cloth Fair Chambers are happy to discuss and negotiate terms of engagement, whether based on the terms mentioned above in general use or tailor-made for a specific piece of work. Please direct any enquiries to the Clerks.
Please contact the clerks to discuss fees. Our clerking team has a transparent and commercial approach to fees and would be happy to discuss the most suitable fee structure for your case. Typical fee structures, depending on the type of case and the work required, include hourly rates and fixed fees/brief fees & refreshers.
Timescales for completion of instructions may vary depending on a number of factors, including the type and complexity of the case, the stage the case has reached, court or tribunal availability (Should the instruction involve a hearing/s) and may also be affected by barristers’ availability, and any relevant third-party availability also.
Equality and Diversity
Cloth Fair Chambers is dedicated to actively promoting a safe and respectful environment to work in while ensuring equality of opportunity regardless of age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, political views, disability, and marital status. This applies to all movements within Chambers including the conduct towards all individuals in tenure and visitors on the premises, as well as recruitment processes.
Equality and Diversity Data
If you would like a copy of our Equality and Diversity Policy please contact our Office Manager above.
If you would like to see a copy of our complaint’s procedure, please click here. It provides information about;
- Your right to complain to the Legal Ombudsman (LeO) – the independent body which can help you if you have complained to your lawyer and are not happy with their response
- How to complain to LeO
- Any time limits for making a complaint
You can access decision data on the LeO website here This shows providers which received an ombudsman’s decision in the previous 12 months, and whether LeO required the provider to give the consumer a remedy. Alternatively, you can contact the LeO on 0300 555 0333 to ask about this (or e-mail email@example.com).
Regulatory and Complaints Information