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Chambers of Kevin de Haan QC and Jonathan Goulding

6-7 GOUGH SQUARE, LONDON, EC4A 3DE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 0924
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 2221
DX:
476 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.goughsq.co.uk

Iain Macdonald

Tel:
Work 020 7353 0924
Email:
Gough Square Chambers (Chambers of Kevin de Haan QC and Jonathan Goulding)

Position

Barrister specialising in consumer law and regulatory law.

Career

Called 1996; Middle Temple; Co-author of ‘Food Standards Regulation: the New Law’ (Jordans 2000).

Member

Food Law Group.

Education

Merton College, Oxford (1994 BA Hons Jurisprudence).

Leisure

Cricket, music.


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Leading Juniors

Iain MacDonald - Gough Square Chambers ‘ He is diligent, on top of the detail and commercial in his advice, and also an impressive advocate. ’

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

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.

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Consumer

Within: Leading Juniors

Iain Macdonald - Gough Square Chambers ‘ Hugely intelligent; a great advocate. ’

Within: Consumer

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.

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Financial services regulation

Within: Leading Juniors

Iain MacDonald - Gough Square Chambers ‘ A highly intelligent, thoughtful and extremely able lawyer who always adds value. ’

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