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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.

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

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

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Alison Padfield joins 4 New Square

4 New Square are delighted to announce that Alison Padfield has joined chambers.  Alison is a commercial practitioner, with particular expertise in insurance and reinsurance, professional liability and professional discipline.  She joins 4 New Square from Devereux Chambers. 

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Versloot Dredging and the sudden death of fraudulent devices

In this blog post, Fiona Sinclair QC, Amanda Savage and Joshua Folkard discuss the Supreme Court decision in Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG [2016] UKSC 45, which held (by a majority of 4:1) that the fraudulent claims rule does not extend to fraudulent devices.

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Members of 4 New Square Chambers before the European Court of Human Rights (again) in surveillance programme challenge

Can Yeginsu and Anthony Jones have been instructed to act on behalf of the Washington DC-based Center for Democracy and Technology in the second major challenge before the ECtHR to the UK government’s mass surveillance programmes in Bureau of Investigative Journalists & Alice Ross v United Kingdom (App No. 62322/14). Can and Anthony are also acting in Big Brother Watch v United Kingdom.

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Tom Shepherd appointed to the Attorney-General's Panel of Counsel

We are delighted to announce that 4 New Square's Tom Shepherd has been appointed to the Attorney-General's 'B' Panel of Approved Counsel, further strengthening Chambers’ presence in the public law arena.

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