Insurance & Reinsurance

4 New Square nominated for five awards at Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that 4 New Square Chambers has been…

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4 New Square Chambers Insurance Law Review – Spring 2023

Click here to download as a PDF Contributors: Alison Padfield KC, Miles Harris, Shail Patel, Ben Smiley, Nick Broomfield, Anthony Jones, Marie-Claire O’Kane, Diarmuid Laffan, Will…

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,…

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…

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…

Sian Mirchandani KC speaking at the Professional Indemnity Insurance Conference at Robinson College, Cambridge

4 New Square Chambers’ Sian Mirchandani KC will join the panel at the Professional Indemnity Insurance Conference “What’s Past is Prologue….” taking place on 4-6 July at…

Aggregation in Professional Indemnity Insurance Policies

In this podcast episode, barristers David Halpern KC and Ben Elkington KC address aggregation clauses, when two or more claims are treated as a single claim,…

Roger Stewart KC, Helen Evans and Ben Smiley speaking in the BILA Virtual Lecture Series: Recent Developments in Professional Liability

Roger Stewart KC, Helen Evans and Ben Smiley will analyse important decisions in the professional liability sphere from the past year, concerning illegality, scope of duty…

Mulsanne Insurance Company Ltd v Marshmallow Financial Services Ltd

Judgment has been handed down in the Chancery Division following a substantial expedited trial in this litigation between a specialist insurance company and its former intermediary. …

Clare Dixon KC acts for successful insurer in dismissal of funder’s claim on solicitor’s professional indemnity insurance

Clare Dixon KC was instructed by Simmons & Simmons LLP to represent insurers in a claim brought by Doorway Capital Limited (“DCL”) against the professional indemnity…

Aggregation clauses in insurance contracts: Spire Healthcare Ltd v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 17

The year is off to a successful start for Ben Elkington KC and Ben Smiley, who acted for the appellant insurer in Spire Healthcare v Royal…



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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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Unfair Prejudice Petitions: what makes prejudice “unfair”?

Unfairness is an essential ingredient in minority shareholder petitions. Prejudice alone is not enough….

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