Canary Wharf Chambers
Chambers of Gareth D. Reeds
Level 18, 40 Bank Street
LONDON E14 5NR
Please also note that legal services may be provided by:
The International Law Offices of Gareth D. Reeds
(full details available upon request)
Regulatory authorities of barristers in England and Wales and of attorneys in NY and of DC, respectively:
Bar Standards Board of England and Wales, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals - please ask for full details.
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For the Barrister's Standard Terms with Solicitors and persons authorised by the SRA: click here
All Barristers are regulated by the Bar Standards Board ("BSB") of England and Wales.
Information to be Provided to You Before Engagement
In accordance with the BSB of England and Wales, all Barristers are required to comply with rules designed to improve the information available to members of the public instructing a Barrister under the Bar Public Access Scheme (see here for BSB Guidance) and to Solicitors and persons authorised by the SRA before engaging the services of a barrister.
All services provided by any Barrister and any agreements entered into are to be read in accordance with the BSB's regulatory rules.
(*Please note however that any formal written engagement of a Lawyer/Attorney which is not expressly under the laws of England and Wales shall be regulated under that specific legal jurisdictions' Bar regulatory regime - please ask for further details).
How to Get Information Before Your Engagement
For further information on what a Barrister in England and Wales must provide You prior to engagement or for further questions on fee structures and predicted costings and what information from You is required for that, please contact us via either telephone, facsimile or email via the link below:
Phone: 020 7183 8011
Fax: 020 7183 8830
All engagements with any Barrister shall be subject to formal agreement with You beforehand.
You Shall Receive Written Documentation Prior to the Engagement under the Bar Public Access Scheme
For those individuals instructing a barrister under the Bar Public Access Scheme in England and Wales they shall receive a written document beforehand setting out the requisite information (this documentation provides the requisite consumer protections a Barrister is obliged to give), including (but not limited to) those matters set out below. Please also see here.
Factors which might influences the timescales of a case:
The Complaints Procedure:
You shall receive written information regarding the complaints procedure at Canary Wharf Chambers, how You can complain to the Legal Ombudsman ("LeO") and time limits for You making any complaint. Please contact us for information before instruction.
Please also see here
BSB's Barristers' Register:
All practising barristers are on the BSB's Barristers' Register (to check the status of a Barrister) click the link to the BSB's Register on its website here.
What You Can Expect:
The most commmonly used pricing models for legal services at Canary Wharf Chambers are based either on an hourly rate (the rate is dependent upon the complexity of the matter, which shall be quoted beforehand), or on so-called brief fees. Fixed fees may also be available in certain circumstances. Fees shall always be shown to include VAT (where applicable), together with a separate breakdown of the nett fee for those clients who are VAT registered. Please contact for further information on fees generally to answer your questions beforehand.
The areas of practice in which Canary Wharf Chambers most commonly provides legal services are in civil law. Neither criminal law nor family law work is undertaken. The most common legal services provided are in those areas of law appurtentant to company, chancery, insolvency, commercial, employment and cross-border legal matters.
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