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Legal Notices

SWL Chambers is not a firm or a company or a legal entity and all barristers practise as self-employed individuals. All barristers are therefore in competition with every other barrister. Members of Chambers, as individual lawyers, may only give advice to a particular person on a specific matter or case if instructed to do so by an appropriately qualified person.

Bar Standards Board – Transparency Rules

We are currently updating Chambers documentation in order to comply with the new Transparency Rules which came into effect on 1 July 2019 and these will be published in-line with these rules in due course.  In the meantime please contact us for a hard copy of this document.


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Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected at all times. Should you be asked to provide information by which you can be identified you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this statement.

SWL may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and you should regularly check to ensure you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 March 2012.

We may collect from you information such as name, contact information, job title, preferences and interests. We will use this information to better understand your needs and for internal record keeping. We may also use this information to contact you for market research and to keep you up to date with legal developments that may be of interest to you.

We are committed to ensuring your information is secure and have in place the necessary protection to keep your data safe. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law.

You may request the details of any personal information we hold under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you find that any of this information is incorrect please contact us immediately so it can be rectified.


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