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

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30 October 2018

Newly ranked as a leading Chambers for Commercial Litigation and Offshore by Legal 500 UK Bar Guide

We are delighted to announce that 4 New Square has been newly ranked by Legal 500 UK Bar Guide as a leading set for Commercial Litigation and Offshore. 4 New Square is also recognised by Legal 500 as a leading chambers for Construction, Costs LitigationDisciplinary & RegulatoryInsurance and Reinsurance, Product Liability, Professional Negligence, and Sports Law.

We have had 30 new barrister rankings across a range of practice areas and 28 improved rankings within the tables.

Legal 500 describes 4 New Square as:

‘A forward-looking and internationally minded chambers’ that is ‘modern and unstuffy’, 4 New Square has ‘real strength in depth’ and ‘an excellent balance between heavyweight QCs and rising stars’. Using chambers’ ‘extremely impressive stable’ of counsel ‘adds gravitas to your litigation tactical toolkit’. In addition, to its core areas of professional negligence, commercial, construction, costs, product liability and sports law, the set is ‘fast becoming a household name’ in international arbitration. The facilities are ‘excellent, and mediation suites very useful’, observes one solicitor. Instructing law firms consider it ‘a well-oiled machine’, where clerks and barristers ‘appear to work symbiotically’. Senior clerk and chief executive Lizzy Stewart ‘understand relationships and have a very modern approach to clerking’, which is appreciated by solicitors. Deputy senior clerks Dennis Peck (‘great client service’) and Alex Dolby (‘understands the quality we are looking for and is always very responsive to our needs’) are ‘first class’. The managing trio of clerks do ‘a fantastic job’ marshalling the clerks’ room, which is described as ‘flexible, collaborative and responsive’; ‘you feel you are working as part of a team with them’. The ‘excellent’ senior team clerk Andrew Call is ‘very responsive and helpful’; the ‘impressive’ Tom Woolsey and James Barrass provide ‘good, practical assistance in a timely manner’.

Please visit our Legal 500 profile to view more.

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