Chambers is delighted to announce that Lara Hassell-Hart and Daniel Kessler have both been appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘C’ Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. Their appointment commences on 1 September 2022. Lara and Daniel join Nicholas Cox, Tiran Nersessian and Alex Cook (A Panel) and Albert Sampson (C Panel) who are all
Tribe v Elbornes Judgment
George Bompas QC and Sarah Harman represented a boutique city firm of solicitors when they obtained a final judgment in a long-running legal battle with a retired partner. In this judgment the High Court concluded that the partners’ accounts were not defective so as to give the retired partner a claim for unpaid profit share.
Court of Appeal judgment on the Duke of Edinburgh’s will
The Court of Appeal has upheld an order made by the President of the Family Division sealing the will of the late Duke of Edinburgh from public inspection. Jonathan Crow QC successfully represented the executor at both hearings. To read the Court of Appeal’s judgment, click here.
Sophy Tuck to join Chambers
We are delighted to announce that Sophy Tuck has accepted an offer of tenancy and will join chambers as a tenant from 25/07/22 following successful completion of her pupillage. Sophy accepts instructions in all of chambers’ practice areas, including: banking and finance; commercial dispute resolution; civil fraud; company law; and insolvency and restructuring. Congratulations Sophy and
Today, Andrew Clutterbuck QC is speaking at R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals
Today, Andrew Clutterbuck QC is speaking at R3 Association of Business Recovery Professionals on the topic of “Mega claims: How insolvency practitioners conduct gargantuan litigation”. This will involve a Q&A on the tactics and best practice in getting large insolvency claims up and running and to trial with a focus on information flow, team building and
4 Stone Buildings is pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for a number of awards at the Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022
Clerk of the year – Ben Lashmar, Junior of the year – Tiran Nersessian, Set of the year – 4 Stone Buildings, Silk of the year – Orlando Fraser KC, Chancery set of the year – 4 Stone Buildings, Chancery Silk of the year – Jonathan Crow KC, Commercial litigation junior of the year – Chris Harrison, Financial Crime junior
The High Court has given judgment in Banca Generali SpA v CFE (Suisse) SA and anor  EWHC 1450 (Ch)
At an expedited application hearing Falk J made an interim mandatory injunction for the provision of documents concerning receivables which comprise the securitised assets in three securitisations. The applicant’s case was that it had a contractual right to be provided with the documents because it needed them to comply with its regulatory obligations to value
Some thoughts on Kout Food Group
The judgments of the Supreme Court (of 21 October 2021) and of the Paris Court of Appeal (of 23 June 2020) in Kabab-Ji SAL (Lebanon) v Kout Food Group (Kuwait) ( UKSC 48 and No. 17/22943), have been hailed as providing clarity on the law applicable to an arbitration agreement. They certainly do, if one
Privy Council judgment on unfair prejudice proceedings in the BVI
The Privy Council has delivered judgment on appeal from the British Virgin Islands in unfair prejudice proceedings in the context of a dynastic, family business. Jonathan Crow QC, Hermann Boeddinghaus QC and Eleanor Holland acted for the Appellants. Click here to read the judgment.
Webinar: Recognition and Enforcement in Insolvency Proceedings: Onshore & Offshore
Join Hamdan Al Shamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants and 4 Stone Buildings for their upcoming webinar: ‘Recognition and Enforcement in Insolvency Proceedings: Onshore & Offshore’ on 12th May, 15:30 GST/ 12:30 GMT With speakers: Hamdan Alshamsi, Robert Whitehead, Alexander Cook, Zara McGlone and Karl Anderson. Insolvency proceedings are becoming increasingly important following the Coronavirus pandemic,