XXIV Old Buildings
11, rue du Général-Dufour
CH - 1204, Geneva
Tel: +41 (0)22 322 2500
Fax: +41 (0)22 322 2515
XXIV Old Buildings
Lincoln's Inn
London WC2A 3UP, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7691 2424
Fax: +44 (0)870 460 2178
Resolve disputes in a private, confidential process

Contractual formalities

  1. All the barristers at XXIV Old Buildings are sole practitioners registered with the Bar Standards Board (“BSB”) of England and Wales.  They are all governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales which is available in English on the BSB website.

  2. Each barrister at XXIV Old Buildings has professional liability insurance arranged through the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Ltd:


    90 Fenchurch Street

    London EC3M 4ST

    Territorial coverage is world-wide, subject to the terms of cover of the Bar Mutual.

  4. XXIV Old Buildings works hard to ensure that clients are wholly satisfied with the services they receive.  However, in the event that you have a complaint, the complaints procedure is as follows:

    1. Initial complaints should be made promptly, by telephone or letter, to Sue Medder (Chambers Director) or Elizabeth Weaver (Head of the Complaints Panel).   If the complaint is against Ms Medder or Miss Weaver, please address the complaint to our head of chambers, Alan Steinfeld QC.  They will arrange to investigate the complaint thoroughly, seek to resolve it as soon as possible and notify you of the result in accordance with Chambers' Complaints Policy (which can be found here or on request from Chambers).

    2. If this does not result in a satisfactory solution, all barristers at XXIV Old Buildings are subject to a non-judicial dispute resolution procedure through the Legal Ombudsman. You can also call the Legal Ombudsman on 0300 555 0333 or send a letter to PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ.