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Willers v Joyce Case Note
Paul Mitchell QC and Tom Shepherd
| 13/12/2018

Paul Mitchell QC and Tom Shepherd acted for the successful defendants in the first case in English legal history of alleged malicious prosecution of civil proceedings, following the recognition of the tort by the Supreme Court [2016] UKSC 43. 

Client accounts not bank accounts: common problems and pitfalls
Ben Hubble QC and Clare Dixon
| 12/12/2018

On 6 August 2018 the SRA updated its warning notice on the improper use of a solicitors’ client account as a banking facility. Ben Hubble QC and Clare Dixon of 4 New Square look at how the prohibition on solicitors using their client accounts as banking facilities started, the way in which the rule is now interpreted and the proposed future wording of this aspect of the account rules.

Privilege and Maxwellisation – what can we learn from recent FRC cases?
Jamie Smith QC and Helen Evans
| 11/12/2018

In this article, Jamie Smith QC and Helen Evans of 4 New Square explain how these two issues have arisen in the context of disciplinary investigations and proceedings undertaken by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), which plays an important role in the regulation of accountants.

Mears Limited v Costplan Services (South East) Limited & Others [2018] EWHC 3363 (TCC)
Nicholas Broomfield
| 10/12/2018

Simon Hale of 4 New Square represented Costplan Services (South East) Limited. The decision of Waksman J is considered by Nicholas Broomfield of 4 New Square.   

Criminalizing Speech to Protect Religious Peace?
Can Yeginsu and John Williams
| 28/11/2019

Can Yeginsu and John Williams analyse the recent decision of the European Court of Human Rights in E.S. v. Austria in an article for Just Security.