Success for 4 New Square Chambers in Legal 500’s 2022 UK Bar Guide

News & Judgments
1 October 2021

We are pleased to announce that 4 New Square Chambers has been recognised by the Legal 500 UK Bar Guide as a leading chambers for Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration: Counsel, Professional Negligence, Offshore, Costs LitigationSports Law, Disciplinary & Regulatory, Insurance and Reinsurance, Product Liability and Construction.

We have had 13 new barrister rankings across a range of practice areas and 44 improved rankings within the tables.

Legal 500 describes 4 New Square as:

‘A really effective chambers with excellent barristers.’ Every barrister has a user-friendly approach, which makes them approachable and makes me want to use them again.’ ‘Strong offering across the board.’ The Chambers is ‘full of really bright people who are good at what they do – I use them whenever I get the chance.’ They have strength in depth at all levels and some real superstars at every level. All barristers here are very nice to work with.’ ‘The set is the best in the area in which I work. They offer a complete range of experience and expertise. They engage with the market in which we operate and as a consequence, they are rightly seen as leaders in the field.’ Several leading domestic and international law firms commend 4 New Square’s ‘great strength in depth and commercial approach‘ and its ‘great QCs and juniors at all levels‘. In addition to broader commercial international arbitrations the set is also developing a strong name in investment treaty claims and public international law. ‘A highly effective set with increasing strength in depth for offshore work‘, 4 New Square’s practitioners are frequent fixtures in finance-focused matters across the Caribbean, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Always available and keen to assist. A pleasure to work with and my go-to for commercial disputes.’ ‘4 New Square has in the last ten years become a top commercial litigation chamber, harnessing its very strong international links in the US, CIS, Middle East and Continental Europe. Coupled with the set’s broader commercial strengths are market-leading credentials in complementary areas such as professional negligence and insurance. Seen as ‘the go-to set on costs litigation‘, Supreme Court and Court of Appeal costs cases frequently see 4 New Square members at both the silk and junior level present. 4 New Square is home to ‘a considerable number of first-rate sports barristers’ who cater to a client roster of governing bodies, clubs, agents and athlete associations. 4 New Square is ‘pre-eminent in the area of claims against professionals and insurance issues‘ in the financial, legal and sports sectors. 4 New Square is active for defendants in individual product liability claims as well as in group actions. Its members have experience in defective medical devices and pharmaceutical claims, as well as a number of cases involving products alleged to cause fires. Offering ‘great strength and depth in construction and construction-related matters,’ 4 New Square is particularly known for its representation of contractors, and its crossover with professional negligence expertise. ‘4 New Square have the best clerks in the business. Great on listings, straight talking and a joy to deal with.

Please visit our Legal 500 profile to view more.




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