News & Judgments: Clare Dixon KC

Honesty and loss of a chance: Brearley & Ors v Higgs [2019] 3 WLUK 463

“Loss of a chance” is a hot topic in professional negligence at present. Recent disputes over the doctrine have included the debate over whether a Claimant…

Limitation and the stroke of midnight: Clare Dixon and Nicholas Broomfield in the Court of Appeal in Matthew v Sedman [2019] EWCA Civ 475

Where limitation is concerned, minutes and hours can matter as much as days. This is what the Court of Appeal found in Matthew v Sedman [2019]…

Nominations for the 2018 Chambers UK Bar Awards

We are delighted to announce that 4 New Square has been shortlisted in this year’s Chambers UK Bar Awards 2018 in the below categories. The 2018 Chambers…

Clare Dixon successfully represents Arthur J Gallagher in broker’s negligence case

Clare Dixon, instructed by Simmons & Simmons LLP, successfully represented Arthur J Gallagher Insurance Brokers Limited in a claim by a company against its insurance broker…

Who’s Who Legal 2018

We are delighted to have 28 members recognised as leading practitioners in Who’s Who Legal 2018 across a number of practice areas including Arbitration, Construction, Asset…

Some of the same facts, but different outcomes: the SRA cases against Philip Shiner & Leigh Day

After the dust settles on the SDT’s longest ever hearing, Helen Evans and Clare Dixon of 4 New Square ask why the outcome in SRA v Day, Malik, Crowther and Leigh Day was so…




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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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