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4 New Square is a leading commercial set of barristers, comprising 80 independent practitioners of whom 24 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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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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Ben Elkington QC FCIArb

Congratulations to Ben Elkington QC who has been admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

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Channon v. Ward [2017] EWCA Civ 13

The Court of Appeal held that a broker who had failed to place PI insurance for an accountant had caused no loss since insurers would not have indemnified in respect of the claims against the accountant in any event.  The judgment can be read here. Neil Hext QC appeared for the successful respondent.

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Matthieu Gregoire joins 4 New Square

4 New Square are delighted to announce that Matthieu Gregoire is joining Chambers. Matthieu joins 4 New Square from Henderson Chambers where he has rapidly built up a strong practice, particularly in the field of international arbitration and public international law. Before joining Henderson Chambers Matthieu worked for a year as an associate in the Public International Law and Arbitration Group in the Paris office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

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Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability 8th edition

The latest edition, the 8th, of Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability has just been published – some 35 years after the publication of the 1st edition in 1982.  The intervening years have seen over a fourfold expansion of the book itself, its inclusion within Sweet & Maxwell’s Common Law Library, and a name change from Professional Negligence to Professional Liability.

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