This web site is produced by the members of Paramount Chambers, a set of barristers’ chambers.
We have no collective legal identity of any kind; all barristers practising from a set of chambers are self-employed individuals. By agreement of the barristers in these chambers, this web site has been prepared for information purposes only.
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. Please read it together with our website disclaimer.
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
(A) information that you provide to us for the purpose of applying for a pupillage or mini-pupillage;
(B) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters;
(C) any other information that you choose to send to us
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
Some cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser, but some will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(e) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(f) send to you our newsletter and other business related marketing communications which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(g) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk)
Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including Singapore) which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Areas (EEA).
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at £10.00).
You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time. (In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal data for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal data for marketing purposes.)
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
14 Gray’s Inn Road,
London WC1X 8HN.
The data controller responsible for our website is the Head of Chambers Mr Nishan Paramjorthy.
Anti-money laundering records including records of client identity and verification checks made under our client due diligence procedure.
Matters on behalf of minors
All other client matters
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes