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A Leading Barristers’ Chambers offering experience, expertise and ultimately excellence

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Our Barristers

9 Gough Chambers contains a cadre of highly motivated advocates with expertise in all of their areas of specialism. They are not only all excellent barristers but you will find them refreshingly approachable and down to earth.


Our Expertise

We are a leading common law set of chambers providing high class advocacy and advisory services across a whole range of areas of law including, but not limited to, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Crime and Family.

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Our Chambers

Widely regard as one of, if not, the leading common law sets in the country. We combine a dedicated sense of pride in the work we do along with a sense of collegiality. Members of Chambers and staff alike enjoy being part of the 9 Gough Chambers family. Watch this video to find out a little more about us.

Andrew Ritchie QC appointed as a High Court Judge

9 Gough Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Ritchie QC as a High Court Judge.

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Third Six Pupils: Applications Invited

9 Gough Chambers is a leading common law set of chambers based in London, known for its core strengths in advocacy, drafting and advisory work. Clients include solicitors, local government, central government, corporate bodies and individuals. Tenants practise in all areas of…

Thom Dyke successfully prosecutes right-wing extremist who threatened politicians with “a white tsunami of hate and revenge”

Thom Dyke has successfully prosecuted a right-wing extremist who threatened politicians with “a white tsunami of hate and revenge”.

During 2019, Mr Thomas Thomas engaged in a sustained campaign of virulently racist, anti-Semitic, and violent abuse, in which he targeted a group of…

No horsing around in the care home sector

In ACL v Care Quality Commission [2021] UKUT HC/2729/2019 (ACC), the Upper Tribunal, Administrative Appeals Chamber, has provided helpful guidance on the interpretation of regulation 9 and regulation 15 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (“the…

Featured Content

Croydon Tram derailment inquest commences

Andrew Ritchie QC and James Byrne instructed by Osbornes Law, and Giles Mooney QC instructed by Furley Page, between them represent all seven families of those who died in the Croydon Tram derailment in 2016 in a 12 week inquest starting on 17…

Tom Little QC instructed to prosecute the Sarah Everard murder and kidnap case

Tom Little QC has been instructed to prosecute the Sarah Everard murder and kidnap case. Tom appeared today in front of the Recorder of London at Wayne Couzens’ first appearance at the Old Bailey. A provisional trial date of 25th October 2021…

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9 Gough Chambers Virtual Pupillage Event

For the last year, 9 Gough Chambers has been unable to offer mini-pupillages because of the pandemic. We remain eager to offer information and advice to those intending to apply for pupillage in future years, and to give a sense of what…

The Aqeel H Noorali Essay Competition 2021

9 Gough Chambers are proud to announce the launch of the Aqeel H Noorali Essay Competition, in memory of our friend and colleague Aqeel Noorali Aqeel was a talented and dedicated barrister who particularly enjoyed arguing novel points of law.

We want…

Catastrophic Injury – Legal Update & Quantum Update

This webinar was recorded on 22 July. The recording is available for those who wish to view it below.

If you have any questions, please contact Shahram Sharghy and Rob Horner or Marketing Executive Jemma Carver at

Animals Act Update & Litigator’s Update (to include tips and traps)

When: TBC London

Presenters: Esther Pounder & Johnathan Payne

Topic: Animals Act Update & Litigator’s Update (to include tips and traps)

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