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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.

He will be known as the Honourable Mr Justice Ritchie from the 1st October 2021 and will be assigned to the Queen’s Bench Division.

John Schmitt represents family at the inquest touching Heike Mojay-Sinclare

The inquest has received national press coverage on account of the appalling tragedy of the death and the questions it raised as to how such a death could have been allowed to happen. John was instructed by Vashti Prescott of Kidd Rapinet…

9 Gough Chambers shortlisted in Family Law Chambers of the Year

9 Gough Chambers are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in this year’s Family Law Chambers Awards as Family Law Chambers of the Year. Our selection of Barristers and Clerks dedicated to this department always provide the best client services…

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9 Gough Chambers congratulates Aqeel Noorali on his Tenancy

Aqeel joined Chambers in 2018 and successfully completed his third-six pupillage at 9 Gough Chambers. Aqeel is a busy practitioner and accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ areas of practice, with particular expertise in commercial, public and criminal law. He has acted…

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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…

Podcast: From concealed pregnancy to adoption – the legal and practical framework of relinquishing a baby in 2021

The next in our series of Family Law podcasts will be delivered by Kate Lamont and Laura Hibberd: ‘From concealed pregnancy to adoption –the legal and practical framework of relinquishing a baby in 2021’. They will discuss the case law and guidance…

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)

Capacity and the Court of Protection

When: TBC

Presenters: Abigail Stamp and Ed Lamb

Topic: Capacity and the Court of Protection

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