News & Judgments

Theo Barclay successfully defends Dream Pairs in football boots dispute with Umbro

4 New Square Chambers’ Theo Barclay has acted for leading footwear manufacturer Dream…

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Legal Cheek Awards 2023: Winner of Chambers of the Year

We are delighted to announce that 4 New Square Chambers have won…

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Ben Elkington KC and Ben Smiley secure discharge of anti suit injunction in US$844m claim against reinsurers

In this litigation Ben Elkington KC and Ben Smiley act on behalf of the survivors and relatives of the victims of an aeroplane crash in Colombia,…

Daniel Saoul KC acts for successful parties in asset recovery and trusts dispute

In the latest round of hard fought and high value fraud and enforcement litigation, on 30 November 2022 Mr Justice Foxton (sitting in the Commercial Court),…

Important Court of Appeal judgment on QOCS

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment today in Harrison v University Hospitals of Derby & Burton NHS Foundation Trust [2022] EWCA Civ 1660 which clarifies…

George Spalton KC successfully acts for Honda in ongoing pensions dispute

George Spalton KC has acted for Honda in an ongoing pensions dispute in the Chancery Division (involving allegations of professional negligence against the defendant firm), successfully…

Important Court of Appeal decision on trade mark law

On 30 November 2022 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Combe & Ors v Wolff & Ors [2022] EWCA Civ 1562. The Court of…

Two awards for 4 New Square Chambers at the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2022

Professional Negligence Set of the Year 2022 We are delighted to announce that 4 New Square Chambers won the ‘Professional Negligence Set of the Year…

Lionel Nichols joins 4 New Square Chambers

4 New Square Chambers has announced that Lionel Nichols has joined chambers as of 1st November 2022. Lionel Nichols specialises in international and cross-border disputes, focusing…

R (Morahan) v HM Assistant Coroner for West London

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in this judicial review appeal, in which Jonathan Hough KC acted for the Respondent Coroner.  The case concerned…

Clean sweep for 4 New Square Chambers in the “cost cases of the decade”, Belsner and Karatysz.

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in two eagerly anticipated costs appeals, Belsner v CAM Legal Services and Karatysz v SGI Legal LLP. Ben…

Success for 4 New Square Chambers in the Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2023

We are pleased to announce that 4 New Square Chambers has been recognised by the Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide as a leading chambers for Costs Litigation, Commercial Dispute…



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Stay of proceedings before serving a claim form

What should claimants do when limitation is about to expire? Noting…

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Four Fundamentals of Limitation Periods in Contract and Tort Claims

By Carl Troman, Barrister and Mediator at 4 New Square Four key points…

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Unfair Prejudice Petitions: what makes prejudice “unfair”?

Unfairness is an essential ingredient in minority shareholder petitions. Prejudice alone is not enough….

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