Iain Macdonald > Chambers of Kevin de Haan QC and Jonathan Goulding > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Kevin de Haan QC and Jonathan Goulding
Gough Square Chambers
6-7 GOUGH SQUARE
LONDON
EC4A 3DE
England

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Iain MacDonaldGough Square ChambersHe is diligent, on top of the detail and commercial in his advice, and also an impressive advocate.

Gough Square Chambers offers ‘deep knowledge across the set as a whole‘ and is ‘excellent in consumer finance affairs‘, according to sources, who note how chambers fields a selection of ‘hugely experienced barristers who have seen it all‘. The set’s members, including Fred Philpott and Ruth Bala, have been involved in the defence of several significant group actions, including payday lender claims. In Various v Shawbrook Bank Ltd, a case which concerns the mis-selling of solar panel systems, Iain Macdonald and Thomas Samuels are among four members representing the defendants.

London Bar > Consumer

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Iain MacdonaldGough Square ChambersHugely intelligent; a great advocate.

Gough Square Chambers is ‘excellent on all aspects of consumer law and food safety‘ and is also considered a ‘go-to chambers‘ for consumer credit and regulatory issues. In recent work, Jonathan Kirk QC acted as an expert witness on UK consumer law in California class action In Re: Apple Inc. Device Performance Litigation. Elsewhere, Kate Urell represented Santander in Djurburg v Santander, a claim arising from a credit referencing issue, while Iain Macdonald and Anna Medvinskaia acted for the Civil Aviation Authority in a judicial review brought by Jet2 in relation to published correspondence concerning the airline’s decision not to participate in voluntary ADR schemes.

London Bar > Financial services regulation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Iain MacDonaldGough Square ChambersA highly intelligent, thoughtful and extremely able lawyer who always adds value.