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

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

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.