Aldridge v Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Limited

Aidan Christie QC represented the successful defendant in this recent interesting case, which may be one of the last claims to be dealt with under the pre 2015 Act law. Mr Justice Baker held that insurers were entitled to avoid the policy for material misrepresentation and non-disclosure. The Judgment also dealt with issues relating to […]

14th December 2016

Jurisdictional Challenge Defeated in US$20m Ship Finance Dispute

James Watthey successfully represented the Bank of Baroda and Bank of India in a jurisdictional battle in a US$20m ship finance dispute concerning an important point of principle for the international finance community. The bank had executed against various secured assets in India under the Indian “SARFAESI Act” and also sued in the Commercial Court […]

7th December 2016

Chambers & Partners 2017 UK Guide

We are delighted to be ranked as a leading barristers’ chambers in the latest edition of Chambers & Partners UK in the following areas: Commercial Dispute Resolution Construction Energy & Natural Resources Information Technology Insurance International Arbitration: Construction/Engineering Professional Negligence Professional Negligence: Technology & Construction Shipping & Commodities In addition 37 barristers at 4 Pump […]

3rd November 2016

Rail Disruption Compensation Ruling

On Monday 24th October,Her Honour Judge Williams handed down a ruling which will be of significant interest to all London rail commuters, and in particular Southern Rail commuters who face yet more disruption this week. Her Honour Judge Williams allowed Sergei Cristo’s appeal and overturned the earlier ruling of District Judge Bell. Simon Goldstone, representing […]

1st November 2016

Winner of Construction Set of the Year and IT/IP Junior of the Year in the Chambers & Partners UK 2016 awards

We are delighted to have been awarded Construction Set of the Year with Matthew Lavy also taking the award for Intellectual Property and IT Junior of the Year in the Chambers & Partners UK 2016 awards. Chambers & Partners hosted an exclusive dinner at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Thursday 27thOctober for the […]

28th October 2016

Legal 500 2017 Bar Awards – Sean Brannigan QC named Construction and Energy Silk of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Sean Brannigan QC has been awarded Construction and Energy Silk of the Year in the Legal 500 2017 Bar awards. We were also delighted to be shortlisted in the following sectors: Construction and Energy: Set of the Year IP/IT/Media: Set of the Year, Silk of the Year – Michael […]

26th October 2016

Alexander Hickey QC successfully represents Kilker Projects Ltd in significant adjudication decision

In an important decision handed down today in Kilker Projects Ltd v Purton [2016] (14 October 2016) Mrs Justice O’Farrell has decided that a party can adjudicate the valuation of a final payment under the Scheme even though there is no payment notice, and that there is a difference between final payment and interim payments. […]

14th October 2016

Anthony Speaight QC appointments advising on EU and financial services

Anthony Speaight QC gave oral evidence to the House of Lords EU Select Committee together with Professor Catherine Barnard on 1st November 2016 about acquired rights after Brexit (here). The Committee has also published written evidence from him. He has also been appointed to the Advisory Council of the Financial Services Negotiation Forum. The Forum, […]

10th October 2016

3rd Maritime Bulletin

Click here to download our third maritime bulletin. We will be producing bulletins on a regular basis to identify and analyse recent cases of interest to the maritime market.

28th September 2016

CJEU takes the meaning of EU citizenship into the unknown

In this article Anthony Speaight QC considers the recent decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Home Secretary v CS. The decision marks a new high water mark in the Court’s expansion of the implications of EU citizenship and the role of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. The full article […]

26th September 2016

Chambers UK Bar Awards: 2016 Shortlist

4 Pump Court are delighted to have been shortlisted in the following areas of law for the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2016: Construction: Set of the Year Silk of the Year – Sean Brannigan QC Junior of the Year – James Leabeater IP/IT: Set of the Year Junior of the Year – Matthew Lavy The […]

21st September 2016

2nd Maritime Bulletin

Click here to download our second maritime bulletin. We will be producing bulletins on a regular basis to identify and analyse recent cases of interest to the maritime market.

14th September 2016

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