News & Judgments: Ben Smiley

The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022 – 4 New Square Chambers shortlisted for 21 awards

We are delighted to announce that 4 New Square has been shortlisted…

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Important decision handed down last week in relation to the limits of the Arkin Cap

Last week, Mr Justice Snowden handed down judgment on the application of the successful Defendants against the Claimant’s commercial funder, ChapelGate, for a non-party costs order…

The Lawyer: “Whatever happened to…the 4 New Square juniors of 2016?”

4 New Square’s juniors, George Spalton, Can Yeginsu, Ben Smiley, Christopher Greenwood, Anthony Jones and Peter Morcos, have been featured in The Lawyer’s “Whatever happened to…”…

2017 – A Year in Costs

  January – Stephen Innes, Thakkar v Patel [2017] EWCA Civ 117 The trial judge’s costs order (that the Defendant pay 75% of the Claimant’s costs) reflected his finding…




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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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