News & Judgments: Jonathan Hough KC

The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023 – 4 New Square Chambers shortlisted for 18 awards

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

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R (Morahan) v HM Assistant Coroner for West London

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in this judicial review…

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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 for 21 awards at the 2022 Legal 500 Bar Awards. The awards are based…

Mulsanne Insurance Company Ltd v Marshmallow Financial Services Ltd

Judgment has been handed down in the Chancery Division following a substantial expedited trial in this litigation between a specialist insurance company and its former intermediary. …

63 members of 4 New Square Chambers ranked in the Chambers UK Guide 2022

63 members of 4 New Square Chambers have been ranked in the Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2022 across a wide range of practice areas….

New Head of Chambers and Deputy Head of Chambers

Chambers is pleased to announce that Nicholas Bacon KC has been elected Head of Chambers and Jonathan Hough KC as Deputy Head of Chambers. They will…

4 New Square features in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2021

4 New Square has two cases listed in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2021. Skatteforvaltningen (the Danish Customs and Tax Administration) v Solo Capital Partners LLP (in…

Judicial review challenging restrictions to places of worship during lockdowns in Wales and England

A group of more than 100 church leaders have launched judicial review proceedings of the Welsh and Westminster Governments’ decision to force places of worship to…

New edition of Jervis on Coroners published

Jonathan Hough KC has joined the team of specialist editors of the recently published 14th edition of Jervis on Coroners. Jervis is the leading authority on…

Euro Pools plc v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc – decision of the Court of Appeal on insurance notifications

Judgment has been handed down in this appeal, which concerns notifications to professional indemnity insurance policies.  The main point at issue was whether a claim for…

R (Maughan) v Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2019] EWCA Civ 809 – important Court of Appeal decision on standards of proof in inquests

Jonathan Hough QC acted for the Chief Coroner of England and Wales in this landmark public law appeal concerning the standard of proof to be applied…

PM Law Ltd v Motorplus Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 1730: Court of Appeal decision on referral relationship between solicitors and legal expenses insurance agency

Jonathan Hough QC successfully resisted the appeal of the claimant firm of solicitors concerning the interpretation and effect of a referral agreement between it and a…



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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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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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