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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


PM Law Ltd v Motorplus Ltd and others

A novel claim for over £3 million by a firm of solicitors against a legal expenses insurance intermediary and a number of underwriting insurers was the subject of a successful strike-out and reverse summary judgment application. Jonathan Hough QC (instructed by Eversheds) acted for the successful First Defendant.

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Daniel Saoul selected by Legal Week as one of this year’s ‘Stars at the Bar’

4 New Square’s Daniel Saoul has been selected by Legal Week as one of the top ten “Stars at the Bar of 2016”. He was selected from an extensive list of over 350 junior commercial and chancery specialists at the bar who are all under 10 years call.

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Dunhill v (1) W Brook & Co (2) Crossley

The claimant brought a professional negligence claim against her former solicitors and barrister. The claimant alleged that she had been advised to settle her personal injury claim at an undervalue at the court door. The professional negligence claim was run as a split trial. Elisabeth Laing J heard the issues on liability and dismissed the claim against both defendants, finding that they had not breached their duties to act with reasonable care and skill. Jamie Smith QC appeared for the defendant solicitors and Anneliese Day QC appeared for the defendant barrister.

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Court of Appeal rules terrorism powers incompatible with free speech rights

The Court of Appeal today gave its judgment in the proceedings relating to the detention of David Miranda under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000, and ruled the terrorism powers which were used to detain Mr Miranda as he carried material from the documents leaked by Edward Snowden between journalists are incompatible with the right to press freedom guaranteed by Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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