Commercial Litigation

Insolvency and unwinding fraudulent transactions

4 New Square’s Paul Mitchell KC and Saaman Pourghadiri are giving a…

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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.

Justin Fenwick QC and Daniel Saoul successful in Court of Appeal jurisdiction battle

On 28 April 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down a significant judgment concerning the effect of exclusive jurisdiction agreements and how, notwithstanding the clear wording…

Article: Supreme Court on Lowick Rose LLP v Swynson Limited

In one of six judgments handed down on 11 April 2017, the Supreme Court (Lord Neuberger, Lord Mance, Lord Clarke, Lord Sumption, Lord Hodge) has unanimously…

Supreme Court allows accountants’ appeal on damages: Lowick Rose LLP v. Swynson Ltd and another [2017] UKSC 32

The Supreme Court has today allowed Lowick Rose’s appeal against a majority decision of the Court of Appeal and of the judge at first instance and…

SAAMCO and the Distinction Between Advice and Information in Professional Negligence Claims

In this article, the implications of the decision in BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland [2017] UKSC 21 are considered by Roger Stewart QC and Scott Allen, who…

Judgment rendered in Micula v Romania enforcement proceedings ([2017] EWHC 31 (Comm))

In a case of “exceptional nature”, the High Court has refused Romania’s application, supported by the European Commission, to set aside the High Court’s Order of…

Harlequin Property (SVG) Ltd v Wilkins Kennedy

Harlequin Property (SVG) Ltd v Wilkins Kennedy, a claim against accountants relating to a property development in the Caribbean, was seen by The Lawyer as one…

4 New Square – strength to strength, year-on-year

With last week’s release of Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2017, we are delighted to announce that 4 New Square has continued to go from…



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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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