Anna Medvinskaia > 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


Anna practises in all areas of consumer and regulatory law.


Called 2008 at Lincoln’s Inn. Experience in a number of international organisations, including the United Nations and the European Commission.
Specialism in consumer and regulatory law, including unfair trading, misleading and comparative advertising, product labelling and liability, consumer contracts, food law and regulated lending. Particular expertise in EU consumer law, the primary authority scheme and judicial reviews. Recent work includes acting on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority in the Court of Appeal case of Gahan v Emirates (delay and missed connections under Regulation 261/2004) and acting as sole counsel in the Administrative Court on behalf of Newcastle City Council in R. (Kingston upon Hull City Council) v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills [2016] EWHC 1064 (Admin).
Publications of note: contributing author, Kirk and Ross, Modem Financial Regulation (Jordans, 2013); EU law contributing editor and author of advertising chapter, Lewin and Kirk, Trading Standards: Law and Practice (Jordans, 2015).


English, French, Russian, Swedish.


Bar European Group; Food Law Group.


London School of Economics (2007 LLB); University of Cambridge (2011 LLM).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Consumer

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Anna Medvinskaia

Gough Square Chambers

A very able consumer law barrister.

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.