Jonathan Crow QC represents the executors of the Duke of Edinburgh

Following a private hearing, the President of the Family Division has handed down a public judgment acceding to an application by the executors for sealing up the will of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and withholding the value of his estate from the grant of probate. Read a copy of the judgment here.

4 Stone Buildings takes on two new tenants

We are delighted to announce that both of our current pupils, Josh O’Neill and Elizabeth Walsh, have accepted offers of tenancy. Lizzie and Josh join chambers following the successful completion of their pupillage under the supervision of Donald Lilly, Tiran Nersessian, Tom Gentleman and Gregory Denton Cox. To date, they have assisted in a broad

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