Attorney General Panel Appointments for Tiran Nersessian, Alexander Cook & Albert Sampson

4 Stone Buildings is delighted to announce that Albert Sampson has been appointed to The Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel. During his appointment, Albert will undertake civil and EU work for government departments alongside his busy practice spanning commercial litigation and arbitration, company law, insolvency, banking & financial services, financial regulatory law, civil fraud

Chambers UK Bar Awards Nominations

We are delighted to announce that 4 Stone Buildings have been shortlisted for Chancery Set of the Year in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021. Nominations for our members include: Banking Silk of the Year – Jonathan Crow QC Chancery Junior of the Year – Tom Gentleman Company/ Insolvency Junior of the Year – Paul

Permission to serve out of the jurisdiction refused

The High Court has handed down an important judgment in Koza Ltd v. Koza Altin refusing permission to serve proceedings out of the jurisdiction.  The issue arose in the course of a long-running dispute involving a Turkish parent company and an English subsidiary.  The judgment explores the extent to which the English court is willing

Supreme Court judgment on restraint of trade and solicitors’ undertakings

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in Harcus Sinclair LLP v. Your Lawyers Ltd providing clarity in two areas of the law.  The first concerns restraint of trade, specifically whether a covenantee can claim to be protecting “legitimate interests” which are not specified in the contract.  The second issue concerns solicitors’ undertakings, specifically whether

The Jersey Court of Appeal hands down judgment in unfair prejudice appeal

The Court of Appeal in Jersey has provided a detailed analysis of the constituent elements necessary to establish unfair prejudice under Jersey law, given guidance as to the remedial and evaluative nature of the relief to be granted where such conduct is established and considered the factors to be taken into account by a Jersey

Alexander Cook appointed to Standing Counsel Panel of CMA

Chambers is delighted to announce that Alexander Cook has been appointed to the Standing Counsel Panel of the Competition & Markets Authority (“CMA”). Alexander will assist the CMA with its cases, both in an advisory capacity and by representing the CMA in court. The CMA first established its Standing Counsel arrangements in 2015 and expanded its Standing

Update: The Temporary Insolvency PD – now in force until 30 September 2021

The Temporary Insolvency PD The Temporary Insolvency PD came into force on 6 April 2020. It was due to expire on 1 October 2020 but given the ongoing effects of the pandemic has been extended repeatedly with its latest iteration now in force until 30 September 2021 (unless amended or revoked by a further insolvency

Supreme Court judgment on causing loss by unlawful means

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in Secretary of State for Health v. Servier Laboratories Ltd [2021] UKSC 24 clarifying the law on causing loss by unlawful means.  Jonathan Crow QC represented the Secretary of State for Health in its claim against Servier.  Click here to read the judgment.