ESG Litigation

Jonathan Worboys to speak at Vienna Arbitration Days

7th June 2024 - 8th June 2024

4 New Square Chambers’ Jonathan Worboys will join a panel of highly…

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Is a Failure to Act on Climate Change a Crime against Humanity?

Introduction The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established to try those…

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4 New Square Chambers secures top position as the most active chambers for commercial litigation in the High Court in 2023

4 New Square Chambers has secured the top position as the most active chambers for commercial litigation in the High Court in 2023 according to a…

ESG: experts and extractive industries

The High Court recently reiterated restrictions on the use of expert evidence, in the context of an ESG case concerning the extractive industries in Wambura &…

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 in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2024. The list comprises the most high-profile…

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…

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…

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…

Ben Patten KC, George Spalton KC and Jonathan Worboys speaking at LIDW23

15th May 2023 - 18th May 2023

We are delighted that members of 4 New Square Chambers will be speaking at LIDW23 next week. This year’s theme ‘Adapting to a Changing World’ will…



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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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