Webinar: 2021 in Construction Law – the year in review

On Thursday 10 February, 10.30am GMT (6.30pm HK time), The Society of Construction Law Hong Kong is hosting a morning webinar looking back over 2021 in construction law. Join the 4PC panel of silks as they review key decisions, their consequences for construction and legal professionals, and consider issues to watch in 2022. The panel consists of Sean Brannigan […]

Rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2021

4 Pump Court are delighted that Members of Chambers have been recognised for their commercial and construction work in the Middle East by the Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2021. Stephen Cogley KC has been included in the commercial rankings, whilst leading silks ranked in the construction guide include Sean Brannigan KC, Lord Marks KC, Duncan […]

19th April 2021

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 KC, Lord Marks KC, Duncan McCall KC, Rachel Ansell KC, Ben Pilling KC, Alexander Hickey KC, Lynne McCafferty KC and James Leabeater KC. Leading juniors in the rankings […]

17th April 2020

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 KC, Iain Munro, Ed Jones, Robert Scrivener and Neil Dowers and is aimed at junior lawyers with an interest or […]

31st October 2019

Benjamin Pilling KC and Daniel Khoo successfully resist s. 68 challenge to $22m arbitration award based on an insufficiency of reasons

On 12 July 2019 Mrs Justice Moulder handed down judgment in Pakistan and ors v Broadsheet LLC [2019] EWHC 1832 (Comm), a decision in relation to an application to set-aside or remit a $22 million London-seated arbitration award. The Court rejected the challenge to the award, which was based on the alleged insufficiency of reasons […]

12th July 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 KC Lord Marks KC Duncan McCall KC Rachel Ansell KC Ben Pilling KC Alexander Hickey KC James Leabeater […]

10th April 2019

Benjamin Pilling KC and Daniel Khoo successfully resist challenge to enforcement of €20 million arbitration award

On 11 October 2018 Mrs Justice Cockerill handed down judgment in the Commercial Court in an application to resist the enforcement of a €20 million Paris-seated ICC arbitral award (the “Award”). The grounds for resisting enforcement were witness intimidation, lack of due process and lack of jurisdiction. Eastern European Engineering Ltd (“EEEL”) terminated six contracts […]

17th October 2018

Sponsorship of the SCL Hong Kong One Day International Conference

4 Pump Court are delighted to be sponsoring the SCL Hong Kong One Day International Conference again this year. This year’s conference will focus on the theme of “Defects, Quality and Workmanship – Presenting the Evidence”. Ben Pilling KC will chair the afternoon session on expert witnesses and evidence. Ben’s session will review and discuss […]

Benjamin Pilling KC and Daniel Khoo obtain freezing injunction in €19 million arbitration enforcement claim

On 20 June 2018 Christopher Butcher J handed down judgment in the Commercial Court on an application for freezing relief in a long-running dispute between two Seychellois companies, Eastern European Engineering Ltd (“EEEL”) and Vijay Construction (Proprietary) Ltd (“Vijay”). EEEL was successful in a Paris-seated ICC arbitration, and following that arbitration there has been litigation […]

21st June 2018

Symbion Power LLC v Venco Imtiaz Construction Company

Benjamin Pilling KC appeared for the successful Defendant in Symbion Power LLC v Venco Imtiaz Construction Company [2017] EWHC 348 (TCC). Jefford J rejected an application to set a side an ICC arbitration award for serious irregularity under section 68(2)(d) of the Arbitration Act 1996 on the basis that the tribunal had failed to deal […]

10th March 2017

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