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4 New Square is a leading commercial set of barristers, comprising 80 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


IEGL v. Zurich

Today the Supreme Court handed down judgment in IEGL v. Zurich recognising a revolutionary new recoupment right in favour of EL insurers in mesothelioma cases. Leigh-Ann Mulcahy QC and Jamie Smith QC, together with Colin Edelman QC of Devereux Chambers, acted for the successful applicant, Zurich Insurance plc.

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Supreme Court lifts injunction preventing publication of famous musician’s autobiography

The Supreme Court has this morning handed down judgment in OPO v MLA, overturning an injunction that prevented a well-known musician, James Rhodes, from publishing an autobiography describing his experience as a victim of serious childhood sexual abuse. Can Yeginsu acted in the appeal on behalf of English PEN, Article 19 and Index on Censorship, led by Adrienne Page QC and instructed by Olswang.

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From the Costs Team

Lord Justice Jackson sets out his proposals for reform of the Costs Budgeting Regime.  A copy of Sir Rupert Jackson’s lecture delivered last night at the Harbour Lecture can be found by clicking here.

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