Podcast: Smart Contracts with Laura Wright and Rebecca Keating

The latest episode of 4PC Podcast focusses on another topical area of tech law, smart contracts. Laura Wright and Rebecca Keating look at the fundamentals of smart contracts including what they are, how they can be used and how to they should be treated by lawyers and those who use them. Our podcast is also available […]

26th October 2020

Intellectual Property Lectures at the University of Cambridge

For the third year running, Quentin Tannock has been invited to give a series of lectures on Intellectual Property (IP) and business to Master of Science students at the University of Cambridge.  Quentin’s lectures cover topics including patents, trade secrets and confidential information, non-disclosure agreements, commercialising IP and particular IP considerations in the context of […]

23rd October 2020

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2021 Rankings

We are delighted to be recognised in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners UK Bar 2021. Chambers has been described as an ‘esteemed commercial’ set with ‘an enviable bench of experienced and highly regarded barristers’, supported by a ‘stellar’ clerking team. Chambers and Partners have ranked 4 Pump Court in the following areas: Commercial […]

22nd October 2020

AI and Data Protection: The ICO Guidance (1)

In a two part article for the Society of Computers and Law, Quentin Tannock surveys the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Guidance on AI and Data Protection, identifying remaining challenges and those areas where further Artificial Intelligence related materials are anticipated from the ICO.  In the first instalment, Quentin looks at the background to the Guidance and […]

21st October 2020

TechLaw Chat – Episode 2

Episode 2 of Matthew Lavy and Iain Munro‘s recently published podcast series, TechLaw Chat is now available. This episode, titled “Give me my Bitcoin back!”, addresses the legal remedies that are available when Bitcoin are misappropriated, and some of the practical challenges of enforcement. Listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or online via TechLaw.chat.

21st October 2020

Podcast: Pupillage 101

With the next round of pupillage applications soon to open, our latest episode of 4PC Podcast focusses on the transition from applications, to starting pupillage to becoming full time tenants. Neil Dowers talks to Elliott Cook and Samantha O’Brien O’Reilly who share their first hand experience of pupillage at 4 Pump Court and their top […]

13th October 2020

De facto and de jure Presidents – The Maduro Board of the Central Bank of Venezuela (Appellant) v The Guaidó Board of the Central Bank of Venezuela

Introduction On 5th October, the Court of Appeal handed down its Judgment in The Maduro Board of the Central Bank of Venezuela (Appellant) v The Guaidó Board of the Central Bank of Venezuela (Respondent) [2020] EWCA Civ 1249. Nicholas Vineall QC, Joint Head of Chambers of 4 Pump Court, appeared for the successful Appellant. This […]

6th October 2020

4 Pump Court welcome two new tenants

We are delighted to officially welcome both Elliott Cook and Samantha O’Brien O’Reilly as full time tenants today, following their successful completion of pupillage in chambers. Both Elliott and Samantha have gained experience in all of our core areas of practice throughout their pupillage, as well as having conducted their own advocacy. To make enquiries […]

1st October 2020

Lissack and Horlick on Bribery and Corruption

Edward Garnier QC has contributed a chapter on Deferred Prosecution Agreements for the third edition of Lissack and Horlick on Bribery and Corruption, published by LexisNexis UK. In this new edition of this comprehensive work Edward, who developed DPAs for use in this jurisdiction when Solicitor General, offers a full overview of the DPA legislation […]

1st October 2020

Legal 500 2021 Rankings

4 Pump Court are delighted to be recognised in the latest edition of the Legal 500 UK Guide. Chambers has been described as ‘an impressive set’, with ‘consistently excellent service and expertise, backed by top rate clerking’. The Legal 500 have ranked Chambers and our Members in the following Practice Areas: Banking & Finance Commercial […]

30th September 2020

Nominations for the Chambers Bar Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce that 4 Pump Court has been shortlisted for five awards at the Chambers Bar Awards 2020 both as a set and individual members. Our nominations are: Construction Set of the Year Construction Silk of the Year – Fiona Sinclair QC Construction Junior of the Year – Thomas Crangle Professional Negligence […]

28th September 2020

Webinar: Insolvency & Payment with Limeslade

Join James Bowling and other industry experts from Opus Restructuring and Womble Bond Dickinson to discuss how to manage the risk and deal with insolvency in the construction industry. What warning signs should you look for, what are the causes and risks? What options are available to firms facing or dealing with insolvency, and how […]

23rd September 2020

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