Significant TCC case on JCT Final Account Provisions

On 15 September 2021, the TCC handed down judgment in CC Construction v Mincione [2021] EWHC 2502 (TCC), a case deciding a number of important points about the operation of the final account provisions in JCT contracts, and on adjudication enforcement. Gideon Shirazi acted for the successful employer. Notice of Making Good and Final Account […]

30th September 2021

Decommisioning and the Petroleum Act 1998

On 17 May 2021, the Commercial Court handed down judgment in Apache UK Investment v Esso Exploration and Production UK [2021] EWHC 1283 (Comm). The judgment can be found here. The dispute revolved around decommissioning liabilities following the sale by Esso to Apache of a subsidary with licenses to hydrocarbon producing fields in the North […]

9th June 2021

Gideon Shirazi has been appointed to the WIPO panel of arbitrators

We are delighted to announce that Gideon Shirazi has been appointed to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) panel of arbitrators. WIPO is the global forum for IP services, policy, information and cooperation. WIPO’s mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international IP system that enables innovation and creativity for the […]

29th April 2021

Society of Computers and Law: How to win a tech arbitration with Alex Charlton QC and Gideon Shirazi

The Society of Computers and Law are hosting an online event where a panel of tech arbitration specialists will discuss some of the big topics to help win a tech arbitration. On Thursday 27th May 2021, Alex Charlton QC and Gideon Shirazi (chair) will be joined by Gill Hunt, IT expert at Hunt Lancaster and […]

Brexit: Impacts for Intellectual Property, Trade and Commercialisation Agreements

Join Gideon Shirazi for the latest Brexit & Intellectual Property seminar with the Licensing Executives Societies of Britain, Ireland, France and Benelux. Gideon will be speaking about Intellectual Property issues in commercial contracts – drafting for and impacts of Brexit:  force majeure, material adverse impact and frustration; choice of law and jurisdiction; where contract disputes […]

10th February 2021

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 rankings

We are pleased to again be recognised for our work in the Asia Pacific region in the newly published Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 guide. 4 Pump Court has a total of 11 individual rankings across the areas of Commercial, Construction, energy and infrastructure and Shipping and commodities. New rankings this year were achieved by: […]

13th January 2021

Tech Disputes Network webinar: IT project disputes and how to run a project failure claim

Software development, implementation and transformation projects give rise to some of the most complex disputes in the tech space. Join Matthew Lavy and Gideon Shirazi for the next online event with the Tech Disputes Network where experienced panellists will answer some of the big questions about these projects and related disputes. Topics that will be covered include: • How to see […]

12th January 2021

Gideon Shirazi successfully obtains order for the sale of M/Y Force India in the latest phase of the Mallya litigation

On 27 January 2020, the Admiralty Court (Mr Justice Teare) handed down judgment following a trial of an in rem trial brought by the Qatar National Bank against the owners of the yacht Force India. The court found that Gizmo Invest SA, a company associated with Dr Mallya, had failed to repay its loan given […]

30th January 2020

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

Global Data Review – 40 Under 40

This month sees the launch of Global Data Review magazine – the only publication that analyses the law and regulation of the use and trade of data around the world. The first edition includes a feature named “40 Under 40” which profiles individuals who represent the best and the brightest of the data law Bar […]

10th September 2018

Cyber Security Challenge UK masterclass

As serious breaches in cyber security become increasingly common, it is important that events like Cyber Security Challenge UK’s masterclass search for up and coming talent and inspire the younger generation to pursue a career in the industry, something that 4 Pump Court are very proud to be supporting this year. The challenge was centered […]

17th November 2017

SCL Junior Lawyers’ Group event: The GDPR in Practice

Gideon Shirazi will speak at the SCL Junior Lawyers event on Monday 6th November 2017. The event, hosted by Baker and McKenzie LLP, will offer the differing perspectives of implementing and advising on the GDPR. Gideon Shirazi will discuss hacking, data breaches and what happens when things go wrong. To find out more about this […]

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