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.
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  UKSC 45, which held (by a majority of 4:1) that the fraudulent claims rule does not extend to fraudulent devices.
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.
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.