Members of 4 Pump Court to attend IPBA Tokyo

Jeremy Nicholson KC, Nick Vineall KC, Robert Scrivener and Carl Wall will be in Tokyo from 22nd April attending the IPBA Annual Meeting and Conference. Jeremy, Nick and Robert will be speaking at various IPBA events throughout the week on topics covering maritime, insurance and construction. We very much look forward to catching up with […]

5th April 2024

Supreme Court holds that a contractual pre-estimate of loss is only recoverable from a negligent stranger in tort if the...

On 14 February 2024, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Armstead v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company Limited [2024] UKSC 6. The case addresses fundamental issues “in applying the tort of negligence in a situation where economic loss, comprising a contractual liability to pay a sum of money, has resulted […]

14th February 2024

4 Pump Court features in The Lawyer Top 10 Appeals 2024

The Lawyer‘s Top 10 Appeals of 2024 has been released reflecting some of the key issues facing the legal industry and the world today. Featured in the list of cases is ‘London International Exhibition Centre v Allianz and others’. The case, which was one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2023, will be heard […]

5th February 2024

New Commercial Court judgment clarifies the purpose and scope of the Russian Sanctions Regulations

In his recent judgment in the case of AerCap Ireland Ltd v AIG Europe SA & Ors [2024] EWHC 144 (Comm), Mr. Justice Butcher has clarified the meaning and effect of Regulations 28, 29, and 29A of the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, in the context of an application for disclosure of documents by […]

29th January 2024

Alex Potts KC to speak at BILA virtual lecture ‘SACs, Swaps, Schemes, and Scams: an Offshore Update’

On 1 February, Alex Potts KC will be speaking at BILA virtual lecture ‘SACs, Swaps, Schemes, and Scams: an Offshore Update’. Alex will discuss some of the key legal topics relating to offshore insurance structures in Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, and other offshore jurisdictions. His talk will cover some recent judgments, and emerging trends, dealing […]

Commercial Court hands down judgment in BSkyB & Mace v Riverstone [2023] EWHC 1207 (Comm) in which Simon Goldstone...

Last month the Commercial Court handed down judgment in a £200m CAR Insurance claim between BSkyB & Mace v Riverstone. HHJ Pelling KC found that Insurers’ arguments concerning the period of insurance were correct and, in the premises, rejected the Claimants’ claims for indemnities for the costs of remedial schemes addressing damage that post dates […]

14th July 2023

24 members from 4 Pump Court have been commended in the Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2023 report across 9 practice areas

We are pleased to announce that 23 members from 4 Pump Court have been commended in the Who’s Who Legal: UK Bar 2023 report across 9 practice areas. Arbitration– Rachel Ansell KC and Nick Vineall KC Business crime defence– Nigel Tozzi KC Construction– Rachel Ansell KC, James Bowling, Sean Brannigan KC, Thomas Crangle, Simon Henderson, […]

14th July 2023

A significant development in Covid-19 BI insurance litigation – concurrent causation applies to “at the premises”...

On 16 June 2023, the High Court handed down judgment in the above matter ([2023] EWHC 1481 (Comm)), which involved members of chambers, Aidan Christie KC, Michael Davie KC, Martyn Naylor and Anna Hoffmann. The judgment considered the application of the analysis by the Supreme Court in the seminal case The FCA v Arch & […]

21st June 2023

INSOL International Channel Islands Conference

Alex Potts KC will be speaking at the INSOL International Channel Islands conference on Tuesday 20th June, in Jersey, as part of a panel providing a roundup of recent high-profile Judgments from around the globe. James Purchas and Richard Sumarno will also be attending and look forward to catching-up with friends and clients on the […]

London International Disputes Week 2023

London holds international appeal as a global centre for dispute resolution – whether through its courts or by arbitration, mediation, expert determination or negotiation – built upon a rich tradition of English law dating back to the Magna Carta. London International Disputes Week (LIDW) celebrates London as a leading centre for handling international dispute resolution […]

Legal 500 Awards Nominations 2022

We are delighted to share that 4 Pump Court has been shortlisted in 10 categories at The Legal 500 2022 Awards. Junior of the year – Luke WygasConstruction and Energy junior of the year – James BowlingConstruction and Energy set of the yearConstruction and Energy silk of the year – Sean Brannigan KCFinancial Services and Insurance junior of the year […]

6th July 2022

Alice Carse and Thomas Steward join 4 Pump Court

4 Pump Court is delighted to welcome Alice Carse and Thomas Steward to Chambers. Alice practises in commercial dispute resolution, with a particular emphasis on insurance and professional negligence, industrial relations and employment. She is recognised as a leading junior by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Thomas practises in commercial litigation and arbitration, with […]

4th May 2022

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