Legal 500 EMEA 2022

4 Stone Buildings is ranked as a Leading Set (Band 2) in “Middle East: The English Bar (Commercial)” in the Legal 500 EMEA 2022, where chambers is described as follows:

“The members of 4 Stone Buildings have DIFC court experience and are particularly well suited to advising clients on finance and commercial disputes. Sharif Shivji QC was instructed in the now-settled Akhmedova v Akhmedov  case, acting for Straight Establishment, a Liechtenstein establishment owning a superyacht valued at around $500m, in a global asset tracing matter in which the ex-wife of Azeri-Russian businessman Farkhad Akhmedov sought to enforce the London family courts’ largest ever financial remedy order.”

Several of our members are also individually ranked in the Legal 500 EMEA 2022:

  • Sharif Shivji QC (2020 Silks)
  • Alastair Tomson (Leading Juniors Band 2): “Alastair’s strengths are his ability to understand the essential elements of a dispute quickly, to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of a case, to draft whatever is required quickly and efficiently, to present the case forcefully and persuasively in court and to work well under pressure and time constraints. Alastair is an excellent advocate.
  • Joseph Wigley (Leading Juniors Band 2): “He is excellent. Strong legal skills while at the same time user-friendly and very sensible. He understands the demands of his clients and manages them well.”
  • Andrew Rose (Leading Juniors Band 2): “Andrew has all the potential of becoming a leading barrister in his space. He is sharp, incisive in his analytical skills, great drafting skills and able to see the big picture.
  • Edward Crossley (Leading Juniors Band 2)