“Rising Star” Isabel Barter joins 4 New Square Chambers

News & Judgments
29 November 2023

We are delighted to announce that “rising starIsabel Barter has joined 4 New Square Chambers as a full tenant.

Isabel practises in Professional Negligence, Product Liability, Property Damage, Group Litigation, Commercial Fraud, Commercial Dispute Resolution and Private International Law.

She frequently appears as sole Counsel against KCs. In addition, she has been lead junior in complex cases for several years, is adept at dealing with technical expert evidence, and has a real aptitude for absorbing large amounts of information quickly.

She was nominated for Professional Negligence Junior of the Year at the Chambers & Partners Bar Awards 2022, and for Group Litigation and Consumer Junior of the Year at the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022 and 2023. She is recommended in the directories as a leading practitioner for Professional Negligence, Product Liability, Property Damage and Group Litigation. She is described by Chambers & Partners as “a rising star and the junior you need beside you in a tricky corner”.

Isabel is Associate Editor of, as well as expert contributor to, Mark Simpson, Professional Negligence and Liability (Informa, updated twice yearly), and she is an expert contributor on product liability to Howard Palmer KC, Property Damage (Bloomsbury, 2023). She is also joint General Editor of Bloomsbury’s ‘Journal of Professional Negligence’, published quarterly, and a member of the PNBA Executive Committee.

On joining 4 New Square, Isabel said “I am delighted to be joining 4 New Square after many happy years at 2 Temple Gardens.  I am looking forward to developing my professional negligence practice at such a pre-eminent set, as well as growing my product liability and property damage practice.”

Deputy Head of Chambers Jonathan Hough KC said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Isabel to 4 New Square.  She has a distinguished practice and high profile in all her areas of practice, and we look forward to seeing her star rise still further.

Please contact Alex Dolby, Deputy Senior Clerk, or Christopher Ebdon, Assistant Team Clerk, with any enquires relating to Isabel’s practice.

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