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 KC 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 […]

SCL Annual Conference 2017

Matthew Lavy will be part of a panel session ‘AI and machine learning – the real legal issues’ at the SCL Annual Conference on Thursday 8 June 2017. Stewart Gibbs and Gideon Shirazi will also attend the conference which is being held at the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Full details of the conference can […]

SCL Junior Lawyers’ Seminar: 11 April 2016

Gideon Shirazi will be speaking at the SCL Junior Lawyers’ Group seminar covering Limitation Clauses, part of a series of Junior SCL events looking at topics often at the heart of an IT lawyer’s practice. The event will be split into two parts. In the first half, Gideon will give a summary of the principles […]

Matter over Mind? The Impact of Recent Case Law on IT Contracts

In the last year, the Supreme Court has given a number of key judgments relating to contract law. They cover a range of areas and, in some cases, mark a decisive shift from the law as previously understood and will have implications for many contracts. This is the first in a series of articles which […]

18th April 2016

SCL Junior Lawyers’ Seminar: 30 November 2015

Richard Osborne will be speaking in London at the SCL Junior Lawyers’ Group seminar covering Outsourcing Agreements. This is the second of a series of Junior SCL events looking at topics often at the heart of an IT lawyer’s practice. Richard will focus on situations where outsourcing goes wrong and will discuss typical outsourcing disputes, […]

Decommissioning in the UK Continental Shelf: A Litigator’s Perspective

4 Pump Court’s Gideon Shirazi and Squire Patton Boggs’s Michael Davar consider the commercial opportunities offered by the need to decommission offshore oil and gas platforms in the UK continental shelf, including outlining the regulatory framework on decommissioning and the liabilities arising from being served a notice under the Petroleum Act 1998 in the International […]

29th October 2015

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