After lengthy debate and disagreement between the Lords and the Commons throughout the year on the ambit of the failure to prevent economic crime regime under the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill, the legislation is now on the statute book as the 2023 Act. 4 Pump Court’s Lord Garnier KC successfully amended the Bill […]
3rd November 2023
Members of 4 Pump Court very much look forward to attending the TCC 150 Gala Dinner tonight, at The Grand Connaught Rooms. The dinner, organised by the Society of Construction Law, follows a Day Conference on ‘The Future of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution’ at Kings College London. Helen Dennis will be participating in the […]
Summary In a decision which will be of wide interest and general application, Eyre J has handed down a wide-ranging and important judgment in Lendlease Construction (Europe) Limited v AECOM Limited  EWHC 2620 (TCC). Alexander Hickey KC (instructed by Shoosmiths LLP) acted for the Claimant, Lendlease. Lynne McCafferty KC and Matthew Thorne (instructed by […]
1st November 2023
Alex Potts KC and Anna Hoffmann have been instructed to act pro bono for the LGBTQIA+ advocacy group Colours Caribbean, in its capacity as an intervener in the case of Ferguson and Others v United Kingdom, pending before the European Court of Human Rights. Colours Caribbean has secured the ECtHR’s permission to intervene in the case, […]
30th October 2023
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26th October 2023
The Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2024 has been released today and 4 Pump Court has been recognised as a leading set in 11 practice areas, of which include band 1 rankings for ‘Information Technology’ and ‘Professional Negligence: Technology and Construction’. In addition, our members have been commended for their work across 21 different practice areas, […]
19th October 2023
The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023 took place last night at the London Hilton on Park Lane. 4 Pump Court is delighted to have won ‘Professional Negligence Set of the Year’. Thank you to our clients for their continued support. Congratulations to the winners and to all those shortlisted.
4th October 2023
Rebecca Keating has won the IP, Communications and Technology Law Scholarship for the IBA Annual Conference Paris 2023. Rebecca wrote on the topic of protecting IP and privacy rights in Metaverse. Rebecca will be attending the IBA Conference in Paris between 29 October – 3 November.
2nd October 2023
In September 2022 the DIFC Court held in Jones v Jones that it has an unfettered freestanding jurisdiction to grant injunctions, without any reference to jurisdictional gateways (see Laurence Page’s note). On 6 September 2023, a year later, the DIFC Court of Appeal has found that Jones v Jones was wrong. Injunctive relief can be […]
6th September 2023
On 17 August 2023, Waksman J handed down judgment in Topalsson v Rolls-Royce  EWHC 2092 (TCC). Matthew Lavy KC and Gideon Shirazi acted for Topalsson; Alex Charlton KC and Iain Munro acted for Rolls-Royce. Topalsson is a German company which had developed cutting-edge automotive software. It had agreed to a project to implement and […]
23rd August 2023
Congratulations to Anna Hoffmann for completing the Pro Bono Pledge of 25 hours pro bono work in 2023. Anna has completed a generous 40 hours of pro bono work so far this year. We are proud to have members of Chambers who are continually committed to access to justice.
11th August 2023
Andrew Stevens spoke on a panel with Mr Justice Foxton and HHJ Pelling KC – the Judges in Charge of the Commercial Court and the London Circuit Commercial Court respectively – along with Sally-Ann Underhill, a partner at Reed Smith (London and Athens). The event took place on 19 July 2023 at the IDRC in […]
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