First Anti-Suit Injunction obtained in the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts

For the first time the DIFC Courts have issued an anti-suit injunction in favour of a party wishing to prevent on-shore Dubai Court proceedings in order to proceed with an Arbitration. In the order issued last week in Multiplex Constructions LLC v Elemec Electromechanical Contracting LLC, HE Justice Shamlan Al Sawalehi ordered the Defendant not […]

10th November 2020

Webinar: Insolvency & Payment with Limeslade

Join James Bowling and other industry experts from Opus Restructuring and Womble Bond Dickinson to discuss how to manage the risk and deal with insolvency in the construction industry. What warning signs should you look for, what are the causes and risks? What options are available to firms facing or dealing with insolvency, and how […]

23rd September 2020

International Construction Law Conference

In association with King’s College London, Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution and the Academy of Experts. We are pleased to invite you to join us for an international construction law conference. This conference unites the foremost international construction law practitioners from 24 leading law firms, chambers and expert consultancies, along with a number […]

23rd July 2020

Insolvency in the Construction Industry Webinar

**THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED** 4 Pump Court invite you to the first in our series of webinars. This session will launch our essential guide to insolvency within the construction industry, featuring a guest panelist from Grant Thornton. Tuesday 28 April, 15.00-16.00 Chair: Sean Brannigan QC, 4 Pump Court Panelists: Jonathan Lewis, James Bowling, Peter Oliver, Simon Goldstone and Daniel Goodkin, […]

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

Nominations for the Legal 500 UK Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce that 4 Pump Court has been nominated for nine awards at the Legal 500 UK Awards 2020 both as a set and individual members. Our nominations are: Construction & Energy: Set of the Year IP, IT & Media: Set of the Year Shipping: Set of the Year International Arbitration: Silk […]

27th November 2019

Construction Insolvency breakfast seminar

Today we hosted the first session in our two part series of seminars focusing on the consequences of Carillon’s collapse. Chaired by Sean Brannigan QC, Jonathan Lewis and James Bowling focused on two important points of insolvency that arise from the collapse of Carillion and are relevant to the wider construction industry. Jonathan Lewis asked […]

20th February 2018

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that Carolyn McCombe was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award and that Rachel Ansell QC and James Bowling were awarded Construction Silk and Construction Junior of the Year in the Chambers & Partners UK 2017 awards. We were also shortlisted in the following sectors: Shipping: Junior of the Year – Alexander […]

Adjudication Society Annual Conference – 10 November 2016

James Bowling will be speaking at the Adjudication Society’s Fifteenth Annual Conference on Thursday 10th November. James Bowling, Steve Cannon of Clyde & Co and Niav O’Higgins of Arthur Cox will be providing a review of International Adjudication. There will also be panel sessions discussing the future of ‘Smash and Grab Adjudication’ as well as […]

Lexis Nexis Adjudication update

A team from 4 Pump Court are delighted to have worked in association with LexisNexis to refresh the Adjudication content on LexisPSL Dispute Resolution, since writing the first edition back in 2008. The team led by Alexander Hickey QC, James Bowling and Luke Wygas have redrafted the Adjudication section in LexisPSL Dispute Resolution to help […]

19th July 2016

Doha Seminar 27 October 2015

James Bowling will be speaking in Doha at Charles Russell Speechlys’ seminar focusing on various aspects of the construction, contracting, engineering and projects market in Qatar. In this seminar they will focus on the all too familiar territory that is the final account wrap up, looking at: It’s widespread use across the Middle East region […]

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