9 Gough Chambers invites applications for tenancy from experienced practitioners seeking to further develop their practices. Further details can be found here.
The areas of work in which we have particular expertise, experience and excellence.
9 Gough Chambers houses some of the most experienced practitioners in this tricky area of law. Member of Chambers are regularly involved in High Court and County Court matters dealing with claims under the Animals Act 1971 and at common law. Claims range from dog bites to catastrophic brain and spinal injuries sustained in falls from horses or road traffic collision cases with livestock loose on the highway. The depth of experience means that appropriate Counsel can be found for whatever the value of the claim.
Members of 9 Gough Chambers have been at the forefront of the development of the law in this field having been involved in the Court of Appeal cases of Clark v Bowlt  EWCA Civ 978, Freeman v Higher Park Farm  EWCA Civ 1185 and Whippey v Jones  EWCA Civ 452.
Chambers work is a healthy Claimant/ Defendant split and individual members regularly lecture on this area of law.
Recent cases include: