4 Pump Court are delighted to be sponsoring the SCL Hong Kong One Day International Conference again this year. This year’s conference will focus on the theme of “Defects, Quality and Workmanship – Presenting the Evidence”. Ben Pilling QC will chair the afternoon session on expert witnesses and evidence. Ben’s session will review and discuss […]
On March 13th we hosted the second session in our two part series of seminars focusing on the consequences of Carillon’s collapse. Chaired by Sean Brannigan QC, Alexander Hickey QC and Luke Wygas, experts in disputes arising from PFI contracts, discussed the likely consequences of the Carillion collapse on PFI contracts going forward. Alexander Hickey […]
23rd March 2018
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Construction and Energy Set of the Year and Clerking Team of the Year at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2018. 4 Pump Court were also shortlisted in the following areas, making us the most nominated chambers this year: Chambers of the Year: Commercial Litigation Junior […]
We are delighted to announce that Carolyn McCombe was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award and that Rachel Ansell QC and James Bowling were awarded Construction Silk and Construction Junior of the Year in the Chambers & Partners UK 2017 awards. We were also shortlisted in the following sectors: Shipping: Junior of the Year – Alexander […]
Gideon Shirazi will speak at the SCL Junior Lawyers event on Monday 6th November 2017. The event, hosted by Baker and McKenzie LLP, will offer the differing perspectives of implementing and advising on the GDPR. Gideon Shirazi will discuss hacking, data breaches and what happens when things go wrong. To find out more about this […]
Fiona Sinclair QC will speak at the 11th annual Construction Law Conference held by Thomson Reuters on the 12th October. The conference is designed to give delegates an insight in to key changes and developments in construction law from private practice experts as well as in-house speakers, ensuring they are fully briefed on the implications […]
On Thursday 20th July, 4 Pump Court hosted an LGBT social with Clyde & Co’s Pryde network. It was a very insightful and enjoyable evening which we hope to make a regular event.
Simon Henderson will be part of a panel discussion with experts from Taylor Wessing’s IT Disputes team on the common causes of IT disputes and dispute avoidance strategies. The breakfast seminar will take place on Wednesday 14 June 2017 at Taylor Wessing LLP, 5 New Square Street, London, EC4A 3TW. Click here to register your […]
12th June 2017
Matthew Lavy will be part of a panel session ‘AI and machine learning – the real legal issues’ at the SCL Annual Conference on Thursday 8 June 2017. Stewart Gibbs and Gideon Shirazi will also attend the conference which is being held at the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Full details of the conference can […]
On Wednesday 15 March, James Cross QC was invited to speak at the Keoghs Property Insurance Seminar (“Late Payment of Claims”) at the Arundel House, London. The seminar focused on the imminent changes to the Insurance Act 2015 made by the Enterprise Act 2016 which will come into effect on 4 May 2017. James gave […]
On Wednesday 22nd February, 4 Pump Court and Simmons & Simmons held their inaugural joint LGBT event. The evening was kindly hosted by Simmons & Simmons, providing a useful and enjoyable opportunity to network in an informal environment.
Many cases are won and lost not on the basis of legal knowledge alone but on the tools and techniques that are deployed by Lawyers in big cases to give them an edge. These could range from appointing the right expert witnesses, dealing with the media in high profile cases, to cross examination techniques. This […]
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