Each barrister at Ropewalk Chambers is an independent, self-employed practitioner who is instructed on a case-by-case basis. As one of the leading regional civil sets, our barristers are often retained by opposing sides in the same dispute. To ensure that confidentiality is maintained, we operate a strict information barriers protocol, details of which can be provided to both professional and lay clients upon request.
We take the protection of our clients’ data extremely seriously and have implemented an information security management system that is compliant with ISO/IEC 27001:2013, the international standard for information security.
The information security management system provides a structure of controls that enables our clients to place reliance on us in ensuring their data will be held securely and used only in accordance with their requirements.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you may be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. This policy is effective from 1st September 2017.
We may collect the following information:
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service and for the following reasons:
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Our website contains links to other websites. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information at any time.
We will never sell your personal information or distribute it to third parties unless we are required to do so by law or regulation.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the relevant act or regulations. If you would like a copy of the information held about you please write to:
24 The Ropewalk
If you believe that any information we hold is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly amend any information found to be incorrect.
The following information is provided in compliance with the terms of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009.
This website and its contents have been prepared for information purposes only.
Any views expressed, or comments made, are those of the individual concerned and do not represent the view of Ropewalk Chambers as a whole.
Every reasonable effort is made to ensure that any information is accurate and up to date, but no responsibility for accuracy and correctness, or for any consequences of relying on such information, is assumed by any individual or by Ropewalk Chambers. The information does not, and is not intended to, amount to legal advice to any person or organisation, either generally or in relation to any specific case or matter. You are expressly advised to obtain specific, personal advice about any individual case or matter and not to rely on any information contained herein.
24, The Ropewalk,
Nottingham, NG1 5EF.
Telephone: +44 (0) 115 947 2581
Fax: +44 (0) 115 947 6532
DX: 10060 Nottingham 17
Opening hours: 8:00am to 6:00pm
Out of hours:
Tony Hill – 07850 086097
Alan Odiam – 07771 603929