Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 Rankings

4 Pump Court have been ranked Tier 1 for ‘Construction, Energy and Infrastructure’ and Tier 2 for ‘Shipping and Commodities’ in the 2022 edition of Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Members of 4 Pump Court have also been ranked in all 3 areas across the 2022 edition. For ‘Construction, Energy and Infrastructure’, Sean Brannigan QC and […]

14th January 2022

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

International Arbitration Newsletter – The LCIA 2020 Update

In this edition of our International Arbitration Newsletter, Robert Scrivener considers the 2020 update to the LCIA Rules. A. The LCIA 2020 Update On 11 August 2020, the LCIA published[1] an updated set of arbitration rules (the “Rules”), due to come into effect on 1 October 2020. They also published an updated set of mediation […]

12th August 2020

International Arbitration Newsletter

In the latest edition of our International Arbitration Newsletter, Robert Scrivener focuses on two recent updates from the English Court of Appeal regarding international arbitration. The first comes from Kabab-Ji S.A.L. v Kout Food Group [2020] EWCA Civ 6 and the law that is applicable to an arbitration clause. The second relates to A & B v […]

23rd April 2020

4 Pump Court at China Arbitration Week

We are delighted to be running a full day, interactive training session on International Arbitration as part of China Arbitration Week next week in association with CIETAC. The course will be run by Ben Pilling QC, Iain Munro, Ed Jones, Robert Scrivener and Neil Dowers and is aimed at junior lawyers with an interest or […]

31st October 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

Publication of Adam Temple and Robert Scrivener’s book on Financial Ombudsman Service Claims

Law Brief Publishing has published the first edition of A Practical Guide to Financial Service Claims, written by Robert Scrivener and Adam Temple. The book cuts a path through the rules of the Financial Ombudsman Service (or ‘FOS’) with practical guidance on the law and procedure of FOS complaints. It provides an indispensable guide for […]

29th May 2018

Tiuta International Ltd v De Villiers Chartered Surveyors [2017] UKSC 77

Today, the Supreme Court have handed down a unanimous judgment in Tiuta International Ltd v De Villiers Chartered Surveyors [2017] UKSC 77, raising a novel point of causation of loss in valuer’s negligence claims. Alexander Hickey QC and Robert Scrivener acted for the successful appellants. The claimant had loaned a borrower some £2.5 million under […]

29th November 2017

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