14th July 2023

We are pleased to announce that 23 members from 4 Pump Court have been commended in the Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2023 report across 9 practice areas.

ArbitrationRachel Ansell KC and Nick Vineall KC

Business crime defenceNigel Tozzi KC

ConstructionRachel Ansell KC, James Bowling, Sean Brannigan KC, Thomas Crangle, Simon Henderson, Alexander Hickey KC, James Leabeater KC, Kate Livesey, Lynne McCafferty KC, Claire Packman KC, Sanjay Patel, Jessica Stephens KC and Matthew Thorne

Energy- Sean O’Sullivan KC and Nigel Tozzi KC

Insurance and reinsuranceAidan Christie KC, Andrew Neish KC, Alexander Potts KC, James Purchas and John Rowland KC

Professional negligence– Lynne McCafferty KC, James Purchas and Nigel Tozzi KC

Telecoms, media and entertainment- Alex Charlton KC and Edward Garnier KC

Trade and Customs– James Leabeater KC, Sean O’Sullivan KC and Alexander Wright KC

Transport- Sean O’Sullivan KC and Alexander Wright KC


In addition, 5 of our members have been recognised as ‘most highly regarded’ across the areas of construction, insurance and reinsurance, and international trade and commodities.


Rachel Ansell KC performs strongly in the rankings, with sources commending her “highly strategic, clear and concise approach to providing advice”.

Sean Brannigan KC is a key name in the construction market thanks to his “pragmatic and hands-on approach”.

Jessica Stephens KC is a distinguished practitioner, with respondents noting that “she has a great manner when in court and when dealing with peers.”

Insurance and reinsurance

Andrew Neish KC earns admiration for his “forensic approach and robust advice”, with one respondent noting, “I would always use him in difficult cases.”

International trade and commodities

Sean O’Sullivan KC is held in high regard for his top-tier commodities practice handling complex sale of goods disputes.


View the full report here.

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