News & Judgments: Jonathan Hough KC

4 New Square Chambers features prominently in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2024

5 cases involving 10 members of 4 New Square Chambers are featured…

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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…

4 New Square listed in four of The Lawyers’ Top 20 Cases of 2018

Justin Fenwick QC, Patrick Lawrence QC, Jonathan Hough QC, Graham Chapman QC,  Helen Evans, George Spalton, George McDonald and Can Yeginsu have all been named in The Lawyers’ Top…

Important judgment on legal professional privilege and the “iniquity exception” to privilege

Judgment was delivered in the Commercial Court on 11 January in the case of Accident Exchange Ltd v McLean and others [2018] EWHC 23 (Comm).  The…

Congratulations to Jonathan Hough QC for being shortlisted for Public Law Silk of the Year by Legal 500

We are thrilled to announce Jonathan Hough QC has been shortlisted for Public Law Silk of the Year by Legal 500. Jonathan has a wide range…

PM Law Ltd v Motorplus Ltd [2017] EWHC 1352 (Comm)

Jonathan Hough QC represented the successful defendant in this trial of claims brought by a firm of solicitors against a legal expenses insurance underwriting agency.  The…



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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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