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4 New Square is a leading commercial set of barristers, comprising 82 independent practitioners of whom 26 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


Horizontal direct effect of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

In this blog post, Josh Folkard considers the decisions of the Court of Appeal in Vidal-Hall v Google and Benkharbouche v Embassy of Sudan. In both cases, the Court of Appeal concluded that the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights has horizontal direct effect, and therefore disapplied primary UK legislation. These decisions open up a new frontier in human rights protection.

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Sculpture at 4 New Square

From Tuesday 29 September, 4 New Square will be hosting "Myth Makers", an exhibition of recent sculptures by Antonio López Reche.

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The Chambers UK Bar Awards 2015

We are very proud to announce that four members of 4 New Square have been shortlisted for Silk/Junior of the Year at the upcoming Chambers UK Bar Awards 2015. 4 New Square has also been shortlisted as the Professional Negligence Set of the Year.

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Albania border security case settles

George Spalton acts for Albania in US$359m ICC arbitration (led by Cherie Blair QC).

Click here for a link to the GAR news item.

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