Fiona Sinclair QC speaking at SCL Hong Kong Annual Conference

Fiona Sinclair QC was delighted to speak at the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong’s Annual International Conference on Change Orders on 8 November. The theme for 2019 was “Change Management and Claims”. Fiona was joined by other industry and legal experts for a full day exploration of typical contractual mechanisms concerning changes on construction […]

14th November 2019

Rachel Ansell QC wins International Arbitration Silk of the year

We are delighted that Rachel Ansell QC has won International Arbitration Silk of the year at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019. 4 Pump Court was also nominated for Construction Set of the year, Fiona Sinclair QC for Construction Silk of the year and Matthew Lavy for IT/IP Junior of the year.

1st November 2019

Nick Vineall QC and Andrew Stevens to intervene in landmark Supreme Court international arbitration case Halliburton v Chubb

Nick Vineall QC and Andrew Stevens of 4 Pump Court are acting for the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (the LMAA) in its intervention before the Supreme Court in the appeal from the Court of Appeal’s decision in Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 817. The Supreme Court case is of major […]

31st October 2019

4 Pump Court at China Arbitration Week

We are delighted to be running a full day, interactive training session on International Arbitration as part of China Arbitration Week next week in association with CIETAC. The course will be run by Ben Pilling QC, Iain Munro, Ed Jones, Robert Scrivener and Neil Dowers and is aimed at junior lawyers with an interest or […]

31st October 2019

Making a Career of IT

Anna Hoffmann reports on the SCL Junior Lawyers’ Group meeting ‘Making a Career of IT’ hosted by 4 Pump Court on 22 October 2019. At this interesting event SCL members gained insights into different careers in IT law. The event was chaired by Quentin Tannock. A diverse panel, both in terms of specialisms and roles, […]

28th October 2019

R (Miller) v the Prime Minister [2019] UKSC 41: An Unlawful Prorogation

On 24 September 2019, the Supreme Court handed down its unanimous judgment in R(Miller) v the Prime Minister [2019] UKSC 41 holding that the prorogation of Parliament had been unlawful and was null and void. 4 Pump Court’s Edward Garnier QC and Anna Hoffmann were acting in this case for Sir John Major, one of […]

24th October 2019

Matthew Lavy appointed as Nominet Dispute Resolution Expert

Nominet, the company resposible for running the .UK namespace has announced the addition of nine new Experts for it’s award winning Dispute Resolution Service (DRS). The DRS was established in 2001 to provide an efficient and transparent method of resolving disputes relating to their .UK domain names. Disputes are sought to be settled by mediation […]

18th October 2019

Simon Hale joins 4 Pump Court

4 Pump Court are delighted to announce that Simon Hale will join Chambers with effect from 22nd October. Simon is a highly regarded junior with a thriving commercial practice both in litigation and international arbitration across his areas of expertise. Recognised by clients as “exceptionally talented” and “excellent, sharp-witted and pragmatic”, his work mainly focuses […]

16th October 2019

Chambers & Partners 2020 Rankings

4 Pump Court are delighted to be recognised in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners UK Bar 2020. Our barristers have been described as ‘precise, detail-led’ and ‘top-notch overall’, supported by an ‘incredibly commercial’ clerking team, providing a ‘consistently excellent service’. Chambers and Partners have ranked 4 Pump Court in the following areas: Commercial […]

10th October 2019

4 Pump Court sponsor the SCL Annual Conference in Hong Kong

4 Pump Court are delighted to be sponsoring the Society of Construction Law Annual Conference in Hong Kong, on 8 November 2019. The theme for this year’s conference is Change Management and Claims. The conference will explore the typical contractual mechanisms concerning change, how to manage any such changes and the consequences of such changes. […]

4th October 2019

4 Pump Court sponsoring 10th edition of Shipping and the Law conference

4 Pump Court are delighted to be sponsoring the 10th edition of Shipping and the Law on 9th and 10th October 2019. The two day conference will bring together some of the most influential key players from the shipping industry to focus on this year’s theme of “The Shock of the New and the Human […]

30th September 2019

Legal 500 2019 Rankings

4 Pump Court are delighted to be recognised in the latest edition of the Legal 500 UK Guide. Chambers have been described as ‘setting the standard for commercial sets’ with a ‘raft of top quality barristers’. Our clerks have been described as helping the ‘solicitor/counsel dynamic feel like a proper team’ and ‘really going out […]

27th September 2019

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