Commercial Litigation

Financial Times names six securities fraud claims involving 4 New Square Chambers

The Financial Times has published an article describing the increase in securities…

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Douglas James joins 4 New Square Chambers

4 New Square Chambers is delighted to announce that commercial junior, Douglas…

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Magomedov v TPG Group: Important clarification of the “good arguable case” test in freezing injunctions

In this article, 4 New Square’s Saaman Pourghadiri considers the recent case of Magomedov v TPG Group [2023] EWHC 3134, in which the High Court provided…

Insolvency and unwinding fraudulent transactions

7th December 2023
6pm BST

4 New Square’s Paul Mitchell KC and Saaman Pourghadiri are giving a talk as part of the LSLA’s ongoing lecture series titled “Insolvency and unwinding fraudulent…

ClientEarth V Shell PLC: What lies ahead for the derivative claim procedure in ESG litigation?

1. The Court of Appeal has recently refused ClientEarth’s application for permission to appeal the decision in ClientEarth v Shell Plc [2023] EWHC 1897 (Ch) in…

High Court confirms shareholder’s right to inspect privileged documents and clarifies its scope   

In this article, 4 New Square’s Shail Patel and Ed Grigg consider the High Court’s recent decision in Various Claimants v G4S [2023] EWHC 2863 (Ch),…

Legal 500 Middle East and North Africa Awards 2024 – Roger Stewart KC and Tim Chelmick shortlisted for awards

We are delighted that 4 New Square’s Roger Stewart KC and Tim Chelmick have been shortlisted for awards at The Legal 500 Middle East and North…

Climate Litigation Unleashed: Lionel Nichols to speak at expert workshop

22nd November 2023

4 New Square Chambers’ Lionel Nichols will speak at a one-day expert workshop at The University of Oxford’s Bonavero Institute of Human Rights on climate change…

ADGM Court of Appeal upholds English law as providing certainty and predictability

Lord David Hope, sitting as Chief Justice of the Abu Dhabi Global Market Court of Appeal, has given an important ruling which confirms the advantages of…

Al Jaber v Al Ibrahim: Shail Patel successfully defends international businessman in $30m Commercial Court claim

Following a ten-day trial in April 2023, judgment was handed down on 10th November 2023 in a $30m Commercial Court claim in which 4 New Square…

Success for 4 New Square in proving security industry fraud in defence to a contractual claim

On 25 October 2023, Andrew Lenon KC handed down judgment in the High Court in Lawrence & Keyguard v Cowell and Ors [2023] EWHC 2644 (Ch)…

Commercial litigation concerns and trends – autumn 2023

4 New Square’s commercial litigation networking breakfast provided a useful forum to take the temperature on what is happening in the market.  Some parts of 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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