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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


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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AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance SA v Weir Services Australia Pty Ltd

The Commercial Court gave judgment in a jurisdictional dispute between AXA and its policyholder (Weir), an Australian subsidiary of a major engineering group.  Jonathan Hough QC acted for AXA, which established that England was clearly the proper forum for the dispute in the proceedings.  The judgment considers the significance of the governing law of a standard-form global insurance in determining the proper forum.

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Tough Times in the Gulf

Paul Fisher comments on termination under Qatari law during a period of uncertainty for the construction industry. Click here to read the article.

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