Who’s Who Legal Rankings 2021

We are delighted to have been ranked in the Who’s Who Legal 2021 Guides. Those below have been recognised for their expertise in the following areas: Arbitration Nicholas Vineall QC – National Guide Rachel Ansell QC – National Guide Civil Fraud Nigel Tozzi QC – National Leader Construction Sean Brannigan QC – Global Guide and […]

4th June 2021

London International Disputes Week 2021

London International Disputes Week (LIDW) celebrates London as a leading centre for handling international dispute resolution and is taking place this year between 10th and 14th May. LIDW21 is a fully virtual event attracting audiences from jurisdictions globally.  The week features a core conference surrounded by collaborative events co-hosted by Member Organisations. We are proud to be a Member of LIDW and […]

Insolvency issues for the Construction Industry: the Landscape in 2021

Date: 11th May 2021Time: 18:30 (London)Venue: Zoom Webinars Fiona Sinclair QC will be chairing an upcoming webinar with the Society of Construction Law focusing on insolvency within the construction industry and how the landscape will look in the coming year.

Nominations for the Chambers Bar Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce that 4 Pump Court has been shortlisted for five awards at the Chambers Bar Awards 2020 both as a set and individual members. Our nominations are: Construction Set of the Year Construction Silk of the Year – Fiona Sinclair QC Construction Junior of the Year – Thomas Crangle Professional Negligence […]

28th September 2020

Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale – The Supreme Court Judgment

Analysis written by George Woods. The Supreme Court has handed down its decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale [2020] UKSC 25. It has returned the law to where it was before the first instance judgment and has made a firm statement that there is jurisdiction for insolvent construction companies to refer […]

22nd June 2020

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

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

Fiona Sinclair QC speaking at The Society of Construction Law London Conference

The Society of Construction Law (SCL) Conference 2019 will be held at the IET on 19th September 2019. Fiona Sinclair QC will be speaking at the conference covering Construction Professional Negligence alongside other industry experts. Tickets to the conference are now available to members and non-members on the SCL website.

13th August 2019

Construction Newsletter Issue 34 – Ndole Assets Ltd v Designer M&E Services UK Ltd

The latest edition of our Construction Newsletter is now available online. This issue focuses on the recent Court of Appeal judgment in Ndole Assets Ltd v Designer M&E Services UK Ltd and the practical concequences this judgment will have going forwards. Fiona Sinclair QC and Gideon Shirazi represented the successful respondent. To view the full […]

2nd January 2019

The Third Annual SCL West Midlands Debate

Four Members from 4 Pump Court will debate the question of “Are independent experts really doing their job?” at the upcoming West Midlands Debate in Birmingham. The speakers confirmed for the event are Anthony Speaight QC, Fiona Sinclair QC, Thomas Crangle and Robert Scrivener. Sir Rupert Jackson will chair the debate. Registration is available on […]

23rd October 2018

International Arbitration training courses in China

This October, six barristers from our international arbitration team will be running two training courses in Shanghai and Beijing. The training will be led by Nick Vineall QC and Fiona Sinclair QC along with Iain Munro, Andrew Stevens, Robert Scrivener and Neil Dowers. The course is aimed at junior lawyers who have an interest and […]

5th September 2018

11th Annual Construction Law Conference

Fiona Sinclair QC will speak at the 11th annual Construction Law Conference held by Thomson Reuters on the 12th October. The conference is designed to give delegates an insight in to key changes and developments in construction law from private practice experts as well as in-house speakers, ensuring they are fully briefed on the implications […]

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