Alex Potts KC speaking at The Commercial Bar Association 2nd Gulf Round Table

The Commercial Bar Association 2nd Gulf Round Table will take place later today at the Capital Club, Dubai. The Combar Gulf Committee was established in 2021 to develop the links which already exist between the English and Welsh commercial and arbitration bar and the legal community in the Gulf States. Alex Potts KC will be a […]

Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2024

Chambers and Partners Global Guide 2024 has been released which ranks the top global legal professionals in over 200 jurisdictions across the world. 39 members of 4 Pump Court have once again been recognised across multiple practice areas, demonstrating our breadth of international experience. Rachel Ansell KC and Laurence Page are ranked in the ‘Dispute […]

16th February 2024

Supreme Court holds that a contractual pre-estimate of loss is only recoverable from a negligent stranger in tort if the...

On 14 February 2024, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Armstead v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company Limited [2024] UKSC 6. The case addresses fundamental issues “in applying the tort of negligence in a situation where economic loss, comprising a contractual liability to pay a sum of money, has resulted […]

14th February 2024

Ben Pilling KC and Ruth Bala co-author Butterworths article on shared appreciation mortgages

The trial of alleged mis-selling of shared appreciation mortgages by Bank of Scotland plc was listed for early 2024 but has very recently settled. In this article Ben Pilling KC and Ruth Bala review the issues that would have been tried. Did the ‘excessive’ finance charge generate an ‘unfair relationship’? Would the Court have used […]

12th February 2024

Lynne McCafferty speaking on Barton Legal’s Webinar on Concurrent Delay

On 15th February, Lynne McCafferty KC will be speaking at Barton Legal’s webinar on Concurrent delay – Where does the law stand after Barnes v Blackburn Council? For further details or to register to attend, please see here:

Stephen Cogley KC called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands

4 Pump Court is delighted to announce that Stephen Cogley KC has been called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands, further strengthening our Commercial Offshore practice. Stephen is ranked in both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation, where he is described as “outstanding – it’s a combination of his […]

9th February 2024

Ben Pilling KC and Lynne McCafferty KC speaking at Limeslade’s Masterclass on Managing Successful Projects &...

On 5 March 2024, Ben Pilling KC and Lynne McCafferty KC will be speaking at Limeslade’s Masterclass on Managing Successful Projects & Avoiding Disputes in Construction Contracts, as part of Riyadh International Dispute Week. Ben will discuss on panel the topic of When Mega Projects Go Wrong and Lynne will debate the topic of Good […]

4 Pump Court features in The Lawyer Top 10 Appeals 2024

The Lawyer‘s Top 10 Appeals of 2024 has been released reflecting some of the key issues facing the legal industry and the world today. Featured in the list of cases is ‘London International Exhibition Centre v Allianz and others’. The case, which was one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2023, will be heard […]

5th February 2024

Quentin Tannock successful in Costcutter Supermarkets Group Limited v Vaish and Another [2024] EWHC 152 (KB)

On 29 January 2024, Mr Justice Constable handed down judgment in an appeal in Costcutter Supermarkets Group Limited v Vaish and Another [2024] EWHC 152 (KB). Following a five-day trial, the trial judge held that goods worth £280k had been delivered to three stores by Costcutter and dismissed a £1m counterclaim by the owners of […]

30th January 2024

Kajetan Wandowicz recognised in The Lawyer Hot 100 2024

We are pleased to hear that Kajetan Wandowicz has been recognised in The Lawyer Hot 100 2024. The Lawyer Hot 100 highlights those across the legal sector involved in important and impactful work. Kajetan is amongst only 11 barristers to be named in this year’s list- an impressive accolade at such an early stage in his career. Kajetan specialises […]

29th January 2024

New Commercial Court judgment clarifies the purpose and scope of the Russian Sanctions Regulations

In his recent judgment in the case of AerCap Ireland Ltd v AIG Europe SA & Ors [2024] EWHC 144 (Comm), Mr. Justice Butcher has clarified the meaning and effect of Regulations 28, 29, and 29A of the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, in the context of an application for disclosure of documents by […]

29th January 2024

Edward Garnier KC speaking at Rahman Ravelli and TL4 FIRE event ‘Corporate Crime: Detection & Reaction’

On 15th February, Edward Garnier KC alongside Aziz Rahman will be co-chairing Rahman Ravelli and ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE’s ‘Corporate Crime: Detection & Reaction’ Conference at The Hallam, London. Following the passing of the UK’s Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act late last year, experts will gather across a series of panels to discuss: – The SFO – DPAs. – Failure to Prevent Charge – […]

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