Lee Finch > 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


Barrister specialising in financial services, consumer and regulatory law. Lee has specific experience advising and representing large institutions on compliance with consumer legislation, alleged product mis-selling, matters relating to the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and Financial Conduct Authority requirements.

He is a author of and contributor to some of the leading works on consumer and financial services.


Called 2010, Inner Temple.


University of Durham (2008 LLB, 2009 LLM).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Lee FinchGough Square ChambersExtremely measured but at the same time not afraid to stand up and set things right. A great ability and willingness to advise off the cuff and in conference directly with lay clients. Rarely flustered and absolutely a rising star in the field.

Gough Square Chambersare specialists in consumer law and have a number of extremely skilled barristers with varying post call years. There is always someone available and turnaround times for advice are impressive.’ The set’s relatively small size gives it an edge in terms of customer service. Some of the set’s juniors such as Fred Philpott have silk-like status in the consumer credit market – he recently led Lee Finch in CFL v Gertner before the Court of Appeal, a claim concerning the question of whether the schedule to a Tomlin Order might constitute a regulated credit agreement. Other leading individuals include Iain MacDonald who represented the defendant in Milne v Open Access Finance Ltd, a dispute about the scope of liability of a peer-to-peer lending platform. Simon Popplewell also had a significant role for Bank of Scotland in Various SAM Borrowers v BOS (Shared Appreciation Mortgages) No 1 PLC & others, involving a challenge to shared appreciation mortgages.

London Bar > Consumer

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Lee FinchGough Square ChambersExtremely measured, Lee speaks with authority in this area of law.