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4 New Square is a leading commercial set of barristers, comprising 81 independent practitioners of whom 25 are Queen's Counsel.

We act as specialist advocates and advisers in a wide range of civil disputes, both domestic and international, and as expert advisers in non-contentious matters. Some of us also act as arbitrators and mediators.

In all our work we aim to:

  • provide an excellent, efficient, service to all our clients
  • give sound practical advice and explain legal issues in clear terms
  • be approachable and work as a team with our clients and their other professional advisers 

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For all meetings at 4 New Square, please go to 2 New Square.

4 New Square
Lincoln's Inn
London, WC2A 3RJ

Tel: +44 20 7822 2000
DX: 1041 London Chancery Lane

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Latest News


Hillsborough and the recent history of high-profile inquests

Corporate Crime analysis: Jonathan Hough QC, barrister at 4 New Square Chambers, explores the history of high-profile inquests and suggests dramatic changes in recent times with large-scale inquests, such as Hillsborough, starting to resemble major public inquiries or pieces of litigation. Click here to read the full article on Lexis PSL.

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Robert Marven wins CFA assignment appeal: Jones v Spire Healthcare Ltd

On appeal the judge held that both the benefit and the burden of a CFA can be validly assigned from one firm of solicitors to another; the principle in Jenkins v Young  Brothers Transport Ltd is not restricted to the situation where the transfer is motivated by a relationship of personal trust and confidence.

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Member of Chambers appointed Visiting Professor of Investment Law and Arbitration

Can Yeginsu has been appointed a Visiting Professor at Koç University Law School, Istanbul. As part of his Visiting Professorship, Can will be teaching a graduate seminar on investment treaty law and arbitration.

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New TCC Ruling on Evaluating Sub-Contractor Extensions of Time

Carillion Construction Limited v (1) Woods Bagot Europe Limited (2) AECOM Limited (3) EMCOR Engineering Services Limited (4) EMCOR (UK) Limited 

In a significant ruling for main contractors and sub-contractors, the TCC has handed down an important judgment concerning the operation of a sub-contractor’s entitlement to an extension of time under clause 11 the DOM/2 form of sub-contract. 

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