Andrew Stevens appointed as a UK delegate to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR

Last October, Andrew Stevens was appointed as one of the UK delegates to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. Read more here.

6th March 2023

The Times reports on Tuffnells v DX Group

The Times has reported on ongoing litigation in an “an extraordinary corporate espionage claim” by Tuffnells against the DX Group, a delivery firm particularly well-known within the legal sector. Stephen Cogley KC and Laurence Page act for Tuffnells. Stephen and Laurence are instructed by Daniel Dodman at RWK Goodman. Read the full article here.

20th February 2023

UKJT Legal Statement on Digital Securities – LAWTECH UK

The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKJT) of LawtechUK has released a legal statement on the issuance and transfer of equity or debt securities using a system deploying blockchain or DLT under English law. Three years after the publication of the Legal Statement on cryptoassets and smart contracts, the UKJT has turned its attention to the issuance and transfer of […]

15th February 2023

When banking amounts to a ‘cardinal sin’: a case commentary on Allianz Global Investors GmbH v Deutsche Bank AG London [2022] CAT 44

Withdrawing cash overseas should be straightforward. But it can be a pricey business. In the UK banks generally permit cash to be withdrawn from debit accounts without applying charges. They are not so generous on customers who want to withdraw cash overseas. The act of converting one currency to another, whilst quietly taking a healthy […]

30th January 2023

Alexander Wright KC and Ed Jones successful in US$30m ship transfer dispute arising out of sanctioning of Russian state transportation company

On 27 January 2023, Foxton J handed down judgment in Gravelor Shipping Limited  v GTLK Asia M5 Limited [2023] EWHC 131 (Comm)  in which Alexander Wright KC and Ed Jones successfully acted for the Claimant instructed by William Gidman, Philip Kelleher and Sofie Maeland Tykvenko of HFW LLP. The dispute arose from two materially identical […]

27th January 2023

4 Pump Court recognised in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 Guide

4 Pump Court is pleased to again be recognised for our work in the Asia Pacific region in the newly published Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 Guide. As a set, we have been ranked tier 1 for ‘construction, energy and infrastructure’ and tier 2 for ‘shipping and commodities’. 8 members have been commended across the […]

20th January 2023

Stephen Cogley KC, Matthew Lavy and Iain Munro included in The Lawyer Top 20 Cases 2023

Today The Lawyer have published their feature on the Top 20 Cases of 2023, highlighting key matters being played out in the courts this year. Featured was Tata Consultancy Services v Disclosure and Barring Services which Stephen Cogley KC, Matthew Lavy and Iain Munro are counsel for the claimants: Tata Consultancy Services. This is a […]

16th January 2023

Nick Vineall KC becomes new Chair of the Bar Council of England and Wales

We would like to congratulate former Joint Head of Chambers, Nick Vineall KC on becoming Chair of the Bar 2023. Yesterday evening, Nick delivered his inaugural speech at The Honourable Society of Middle Temple setting out his priorities for the year ahead. Nick has made an exceptional contribution to chambers and we have no doubt […]

11th January 2023

4 Pump Court shortlisted for three awards at the Legal Cheek Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for three awards in the Legal Cheek Awards 2023, ‘Best Chambers for Training; Quality of Work; Colleague Supportiveness’. We look forward to attending the awards ceremony on Thursday 16th March. A full list of nominations can be found on the Legal Cheek website. Nominations are made […]

10th January 2023

Jonathan Lewis and Matthew Lavy to be appointed as King’s Counsel

His Majesty The King, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor following consideration by the independent King’s Counsel Selection Panel, has announced the results of the King’s Counsel appointments today. 4 Pump Court are delighted to announce that Jonathan Lewis and Matthew Lavy will be appointed as King’s Counsel in 2023. Jonathan specialises principally in construction […]

23rd December 2022

Sanjay Patel successful in Energy Works (Hull) Ltd v MW High Tech Projects UK Ltd & Others

On Tuesday 20 December, the Technology and Construction Court handed down judgment in Energy Works (Hull) Ltd v MW High Tech Projects UK Ltd & Others. Sanjay Patel (appearing with Stephen Dennison KC, Felicity Dynes and Mathias Cheung), instructed by Tony Francis and Karen Gidwani of Fenwick Elliott, appeared for the successful Claimant. The trial […]

20th December 2022

Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2023

Sean Brannigan KC (Joint Head of Chambers) and Christopher Moger KC have been recognised in the Chambers Asia Pacific 2023 Guide. Chambers and Partners describe Sean as a ‘respected figure in the international arbitration sphere, demonstrating a particularly high level of expertise in construction and energy proceedings. He regularly represents Korean and Chinese parties in […]

16th December 2022

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