Commercial Litigation

Insolvency and unwinding fraudulent transactions

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

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Members of 4 New Square Chambers featured in The Lawyers Top 20 Cases of 2023

Two cases involving members of 4 New Square Chambers are included in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2023 which highlights the most highly anticipated disputes…

Daniel Saoul KC and Melody Hadfield act for successful Claimants in substantial Worldwide Freezing Order dispute

On 6 January 2023 the Commercial Court (HHJ Pelling KC) handed down Judgment in 4VVV Ltd v Spence & Others [2023] EWHC 1 (Comm), ruling in…

Ben Elkington KC and Ben Smiley secure discharge of anti suit injunction in US$844m claim against reinsurers

In this litigation Ben Elkington KC and Ben Smiley act on behalf of the survivors and relatives of the victims of an aeroplane crash in Colombia,…

Important Court of Appeal decision on trade mark law

On 30 November 2022 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Combe & Ors v Wolff & Ors [2022] EWCA Civ 1562. The Court of…

Lionel Nichols joins 4 New Square Chambers

4 New Square Chambers has announced that Lionel Nichols has joined chambers as of 1st November 2022. Lionel Nichols specialises in international and cross-border disputes, focusing…

Success for 4 New Square Chambers in Legal 500’s 2023 UK Bar Guide

We are pleased to announce that 4 New Square Chambers has received a record 177 individual rankings in the Legal 500 UK Bar 2023 guide. This…

Searching for Assets in Cyberspace: A New Gateway Opens?

In this article, Hannah Daly, barrister at 4 New Square Chambers, and Andrew James, solicitor at PCB Byrne LLP examine the new gateway 25 in Practice Direction 6B.3.1 which…

Fortification for damages in freezing injunctions: Restoration of the status quo?

Since writing on the recent High Court decision: Claimants Listed in Schedule 1 v Spence [2021] EWHC 925 (Comm) (“the High Court Decision”) in our previous…

Tom Ogden and Will Harman succeed in PPE contract claim

Last week the High Court handed down judgment dismissing an $11 million claim relating to PPE procurement for the NHS at the height of the Covid-19…

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…



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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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