News & Judgments

Paul Mitchell KC appointed as Deputy High Court Judge

We are delighted to announce that Paul Mitchell KC has been appointed…

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Ben Williams and Ben Smiley succeed in the Supreme Court: Armstead v RSA

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in Armstead v RSA: an…

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Paul Cowan speaking at IBA 2017 Sydney

4 New Square will be attending the International Bar Association annual conference this year in Sydney from 8th – 13th October 2017. Leading Construction and International…

Landmark freedom of expression case concerning parliamentary reporting restrictions goes to the Strasbourg Court

Can Yeginsu and Anthony Jones are acting for Media Legal Defence Initiative, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Mass Media Defence Centre, Ossigeno Per L’Informazione, and…

Nominations for the 2017 Chambers UK Bar Awards

We are delighted to announce that 4 New Square has been shortlisted in this year’s Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017 in the following categories: Professional Negligence…

Lucy Colter named one of Legal Week’s 2017 Stars at the Bar

Lucy Colter has been named as one of 12 Stars at the Bar by Legal Week. Lucy’s entry, based on references from leaders and solicitors, states…

Towergate Financial (Group) Ltd v Clark & Others [2017] (Comm) (Leggatt J)

George Spalton (led by Christopher Butcher QC) successful in Commercial Court on point arising out of construction of an indemnity clause in an SPA.

Dr Peter Feldschreiber co-authors article on the Regulatory Consequences of “Brexit” for the Development of Medicinal Products

Brexit is giving rise to great uncertainty regarding the future of life science research and development of new medicines in the UK.  This paper, published in…

Who knows where the time goes? Decision on limitation and contingent loss in Osborne v Follett Stock [2017] EWHC 1811

On Thursday 13 July 2017, following the trial of a preliminary issue of limitation, HH Judge Paul Matthews handed down judgment in Osborne v (1) Follett…

Birmingham Construction Seminar

  The 4 New Square Birmingham Construction Seminar was held on the 11th July at The Hotel du Vin. If you would like copies of the slides from…

More transparency needed on FRC fines

  Helen Evans explains in August’s Accountancy Magazine why FRC fines are accelerating and whether they are out of step with our accountants’ disciplinary bodies. Please…

International Diplomacy and the Contractual Bargain

  Paul Fisher provides his thoughts on the latest crisis in the Gulf for Practical Law. Please click here for article. This piece was first published…



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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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Stay of proceedings before serving a claim form

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

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Why are there so many cases against lawyers for contempt of court?

There has been a spate of cases in the past couple of…

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