The action, Mikadze & Another v Dechert LLP and others, arises out of allegations that the private investigator was involved in unlawful hacking of the Claimants and persons connected to them, including their lawyers. The Claimants seek final injunctive relief including for the return of the documents and information allegedly obtained from the hacking in
4 Stone Buildings and Jonathan Crow KC are delighted to have been nominated in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023. The nominations include: 4 Stone Buildings, Company/ Insolvency Set Jonathan Crow KC, Company/ Insolvency Silk Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees, the awards ceremony will take place on 30 November 2023.
In a judgment handed down on 8 September 2023 Nicholas Caddick KC, sitting as a Deputy Judge, considered an application for a costs indemnity made in the context of a stage 2 application for permission to continue a derivative action. He reviewed the authorities and declined to grant the “blank cheque” retrospective and prospective indemnity
We are pleased to announce that Alexander Cook KC and Adam Holliman have been appointed to the Legal Services Panel for the Government of the British Virgin Islands. The Government of the BVI, acting through its Attorney General, has created the Legal Services Panel of legal practitioners and consultants to provide drafting, civil and specialist
4 Stone Buildings is delighted to announce that Zara McGlone has been appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. The Attorney General’s panels of counsel undertake civil and EU work for all government departments. Zara’s appointment will take effect from 1 September 2023, and she joins the following panel
On 17 July 2023, the judgment of Justice Lord Angus Glennie in the case of Union Bank of India v Velocity Industries LLC and Ors  DIFC CFI 025 was handed down following a ten-day trial in the DIFC Court of First Instance. The claim was made by the Claimant Bank for over USD 2.4
We are delighted to announce that Honor Brocklebank-Fowler and Jack Fletcher have accepted an offer of tenancy at 4 Stone Buildings following successful completion of pupillage. Members and clerks look forward to welcoming Honor and Jack as full tenants from October 2023. Congratulations to Jack and Honor and welcome to 4 Stone Buildings!
4 Stone Buildings’ Sharif A. Shivji KC writes on pro bono work for this month’s Counsel Magazine. Advocate, the Bar and pro bono The Bar has a long history of pro bono and it can lead to life-changing outcomes for both the client and the barrister – by Sharif A. Shivji KC Read the article here:
We at 4 Stone Buildings join in celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III this weekend, honouring his ascension to the throne and commitment to the strengthening of our communities.
As one of the leading chambers practising in the region, we are delighted to be back in Dubai for a specialised series of events next week. Members and clerks at 4 Stone Buildings are looking forward to catching up with friends and colleagues in the region. Barristers in attendance are Richard Hill KC, Orlando Fraser