Alastair Tomson has successfully represented the Claimants in an application for service out of the jurisdiction against a US-based private investigator and an associated company.

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

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023

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.

Re Milestar, Gandesha v Gandesha [2023] EWHC 2153 (Ch)

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

Zara McGlone appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel

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

4 Stone Buildings Welcomes 2 New Tenants

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!

King Charles III Coronation

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.

4 Stone Buildings are in Dubai next week, 9th- 12th May.

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