Provision of Service Regulations
The following information is provided by Atlantic Chambers in accordance with the requirements of The Provision of Services Regulations 2009. Any required information that is not provided below is available upon request.
BUSINESS NAME: Atlantic Chambers
LEGAL STATUS: Barristers Chambers.
Each member of Atlantic Chambers is an independent self-employed barrister carrying on business as a sole trader with the exception of Mr Simon Gorton QC trading as SGQC Limited, company number: 09428204.
CONTACT DETAILS: Atlantic Chambers, 4 - 6 Cook Street, Liverpool, L2 9QU
DX:14176 Liverpool 1
TELEPHONE: 0151 236 4421
FAX: 0151 236 1559
Atlantic Chambers are regulated by the Bar Council and the Bar Standards Board (BSB) to provide legal services in England and Wales. Chambers and its barristers are governed by the BSB Handbook which is available from the Bar Standards Board website (see below). Should you wish to contact the BSB, their contact details are:
The Bar Standards Board
289-293 High Holborn
Professional Indemnity Insurance:
Every barrister must have Professional Indemnity Insurance and
this is provided by Bar Mutual (BMIF) which provides cover for
individual barristers of up to £2.5 million. Bar Mutual was
set up by barristers for barristers and is not a commercial
insurance company. They can be contacted though Thomas
Miller, who manage Bar Mutual.
90 Fenchurch Street
London EC3M 4ST
Telephone: 020 7621 0405
Members of Chambers can opt to purchase additional top up insurance cover, over and above their Bar Mutual insurance, in accordance with and determined by their individual practice requirements. Such top up cover is provided by TLO Insurance. Details of such additional cover can be supplied upon request by contacting the Chambers Administrator
Employers/Public Liability Insurance:
Atlantic Chambers are separately insured for Employers'
Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 for £10M by Aviva under
policy number 96OSP1013312 and for Public Liability with a
limit of Indemnity of £5M. Chambers insurance is managed by
intermediaries: Towergate Insurance.
Contact details for Towergate Insurance are;
26-28 Pembroke Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1XR
Telephone: 01732 228753
Atlantic Chambers operates under the VAT registration of their Head of Chambers, Simon Dawes, his registration number is 548665009. All barristers at Atlantic Chambers hold their own personal VAT registration number which can be obtained upon request by contacting the Chambers Administrator.