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:
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
Jonathan Crow KC represents claimants in contempt proceedings against Oleg Deripaska
Judgment has been handed down in relation to the committal proceedings brought against Oleg Deripaska in connection with a long-running commercial dispute relating to a valuable development site in central Moscow. Jonathan Crow KC acted for the claimants. Click here to read the judgment.
Bermuda Court of Appeal judgment in appraisal proceedings
The Court of Appeal in Bermuda has handed down a significant judgment clarifying the extent to which short-term shareholders are entitled to bring appraisal proceedings under s. 106 of the Bermuda Companies Act on dissenting from a merger or amalgamation. Jonathan Crow KC represented the company, a member of the Jardine Matheson Group. Click here to read
Silk’s Day 2023
Congratulations to Alexander Cook KC following yesterday’s Silk’s Day ceremony. Members, Clerks and staff celebrated Alex’s achievement alongside his friends and family.
4 Stone Buildings celebrates International Women’s Day
As a proud signatory to the Women in Law pledge, a joint initiative by the Bar Council, Law Society and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), 4 Stone Buildings wishes its members and clients a happy International Women’s Day. The Women in Law Pledge is a commitment to gender equality across the legal profession, and further
Nicholas Wright acts for successful creditor in challenge to special administrators of Sova Capital Limited
The High Court (Mr Justice Miles) has handed down judgment giving directions to the Joint Special Administrators (the “JSAs”) of Sova Capital Limited (“Sova”) to perform transactions with one of its creditors, Dominanta. Sova entered special administration after the invasion of Ukraine and the JSAs have experienced difficulty realising its assets, many of which are
Alexander Cook and Daniel Kessler appear in Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in Davies v Ford dismissing both the appeal and cross-appeal. The judgment concerns issues of equitable liability, including whether there can be knowing receipt of a mere opportunity, whether the counterfactual is relevant for the assessment of equitable compensation, and differences between the liability of fiduciaries and third parties.
Sharif A. Shivji KC appointed as the new Chair of Advocate
We are delighted to announce that Sharif A. Shivji KC has been appointed as the new Chair of Advocate. We thank Sir Robin Knowles CBE for his steadfast leadership, dedication, and enthusiasm as the former Chair. His compassionate stewardship has led Advocate to new heights and we are thankful for his many years of service.