The Society of Construction Law Annual Spring Conference 2023

The Society of Construction Law Conference is an annual industry event, which is attended every year by Construction Lawyers, Surveyors, Claims Consultants, Project Managers and other construction professionals involved in the construction industry. This year, Lynne McCafferty KC and Luke Wygas will be on the panel session “Construction Law Update: A review of key recent […]

Thomas Barnes & Sons plc (in administration) v Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council [2022] EWHC 2598 (TCC)

On 17 October 2022, the Court handed down its judgment in Thomas Barnes & Sons plc (in administration) v Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council [2022] EWHC 2598 (TCC).  Lynne McCafferty KC acted for the successful defendant. The case concerned a project for the construction of a new bus station in Blackburn.  In 2014 Thomas Barnes […]

24th October 2022

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 […]

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 KC – National Guide Rachel Ansell KC – National Guide Civil Fraud Nigel Tozzi KC – National Leader Construction Sean Brannigan KC – Global Guide and […]

4th June 2021

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

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 […]

Reliance Losses and Exclusion Clauses: Co-Op v IBM

In a recent article for the Society of Computers and Law (SCL), Lynne McCafferty KC and Richard Osborne look at the lessons to be learnt from the decision in CIS General Insurance Ltd v IBM United Kingdom Ltd where the claimants were seeking reliance losses following a repudiatory breach. The article is available to read […]

26th February 2021

Webinar: Bond Calls in International Commercial Courts

Date: 6th October 2020Time: 12:00 – 13:00 GST / 09:00 – 10:00 BSTVenue: Zoom, details available upon registration Join Lynne McCafferty KC and Sanjay Patel for the latest of our international webinars. Performance bonds are an important feature of construction projects and are often used for tactical purposes, particularly where market conditions are challenging.  This […]

SCL Singapore Webinar – Bonds Calls and Interim Relief

Performance bonds are an important feature of construction projects and are often used for tactical purposes, particularly where market conditions are challenging. During a webinar for members of the Society of Construction Law in Singapore, Lynne McCafferty KC and Sanjay Patel will consider recent case law on performance bonds in the common law jurisdictions and […]

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

Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2020 – Legal Marketplace Analysis

We are delighted that Jessica Stephens KC 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

S&T (UK) Limited v Grove Developments Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 2448

The 33rd edition of our Consruction Newsletter features today’s decision of the Court of Appeal, given by Sir Rupert Jackson, in S&T (UK) Ltd v Grove Developments Ltd. The Court of Appeal has upheld Coulson J’s decision at first instance in which he held that an employer is entitled to run a second adjudication to […]

7th November 2018

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