Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2020

4 Pump Court are delighted that Members of Chambers have been recognised for their construction work in the Middle East by the Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2020. Leading silks ranked in the guide include Sean Brannigan QC, Lord Marks QC, Duncan McCall QC, Rachel Ansell QC, Ben Pilling QC, Alexander Hickey QC, Lynne McCafferty QC and James Leabeater QC. Leading juniors in the rankings […]

17th April 2020

Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2020 – Legal Marketplace Analysis

We are delighted that Jessica Stephens QC and Sanjay Patel have been recognised in Who’s Who Legal ‘Construction 2020 – Future Leaders – Legal Marketplace Analysis’. Jessica has been listed as one of three ‘Most Highly Regarded’ Non-Partners, being described as a “highly confident and persuasive advocate”, and Sanjay has been recognised as “a top-notch practitioner credited with a ‘careful and […]

6th April 2020

Frustration and Force Majeure: A paper in light of COVID-19

Introduction 1. The 2020 Covid-19 pandemic is in full rage. The battle to cope with and ultimately defeat the pandemic has caused immediate profound changes in society and the economy (at least for now) although it is currently difficult to predict the full effects of what will happen or how long they will be felt. […]

31st March 2020

Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Construction 2019

We are delighted that Sean Brannigan QC, Rachel Ansell QC and Alexander Hickey QC have been recognised as Thought Leaders: Construction 2019 in the Who’s Who Legal Guide. Sean, Rachel and Alex are also all listed as both National and Global Leaders within construction, which can be found here.

12th December 2019

Rankings in Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2019

4 Pump Court are delighted that Members of Chambers have been recognised for their construction work in the Middle East by the Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2019. Barristers ranked in the guide include: Leading Silks Sean Brannigan QC Lord Marks QC Duncan McCall QC Rachel Ansell QC Ben Pilling QC Alexander Hickey QC James Leabeater […]

10th April 2019

Alexander Hickey QC and Martyn Naylor Successful in Appeal Hearing Regarding the Consumer Rights Act 2015

On 4 May 2018, Alexander Hickey QC and Martyn Naylor were successful in an appeal hearing which will be of interest to all contractors who carry out domestic construction projects. The case itself concerned two contracts for the installation of a fitted kitchen and other bespoke installation works between a consumer, Mr Kharlamov, and a […]

29th May 2018

Legal 500 EMEA guide rankings

4 Pump Court are delighted that Members of Chambers are recognised for their construction work in the Middle East by the Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2018. Members ranked as Leading Silks include Duncan McCall QC, Sean Brannigan QC, Rachel Ansell QC and Alexander Hickey QC, James Leabeater and Sanjay Patel are ranked as Leading Juniors. […]

16th April 2018

PFI Contracts breakfast seminar

On March 13th we hosted the second session in our two part series of seminars focusing on the consequences of Carillon’s collapse. Chaired by Sean Brannigan QC, Alexander Hickey QC and Luke Wygas, experts in disputes arising from PFI contracts, discussed the likely consequences of the Carillion collapse on PFI contracts going forward. Alexander Hickey […]

23rd March 2018

Tiuta International Ltd v De Villiers Chartered Surveyors [2017] UKSC 77

Today, the Supreme Court have handed down a unanimous judgment in Tiuta International Ltd v De Villiers Chartered Surveyors [2017] UKSC 77, raising a novel point of causation of loss in valuer’s negligence claims. Alexander Hickey QC and Robert Scrivener acted for the successful appellants. The claimant had loaned a borrower some £2.5 million under […]

29th November 2017

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

Abu Dhabi Masterclass: 25 & 26 October 2016

Alexander Hickey QC will be speaking at a two day Masterclass that will provide insight into how to effectively manage and understand construction contracts, resolve disputes and reduce or eliminate costly legal bills. Subjects covered during the two day event include: The importance and understanding of BIT Treaties Arabic Lattice The management of records Bonds […]

SCL Conference Hong Kong: 4 November 2016

Alexander Hickey QC will be speaking at the SCL Conference Hong Kong on 4th November. A pre-conference cocktail evening will take place on 2nd November. More information about the event can be found here.

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