News

21/11/14 Surrogacy law reform dinner
Last night Jane Rayson and Andrew Powell spoke at a dinner event organised by Collyer Bristow Solicitors about surrogacy law reform. The event was attended widely by lawyers, intended parents, academics,  an MP, the judiciary and  the clergy.
19/11/14 Hassan Khan - 4 Rising Stars Under 40
Congratulations to Hassan Khan who has been selected as one of the 4 Rising Stars Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association & Interlaw Diversity Forum.
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17/11/14 Private Law Children Seminar
The annual 4PB Private Law Children seminar is on Thursday 27th November. The seminar is on "The voice of the child"
We are delighted to announce that Sir Alan Ward has agreed to be the key note speaker and Camila Batamanghelidjh CBE of Kids Company will be giving the closing address. To find out more and to book your place click here
31/10/14 Chambers and Partners 2015 Directory
We are delighted to announce that we are ranked as the only Family Set in Band 1 for our Children work and in Band 2 for our Financial Remedies work.
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27/10/14 Tough Mudder
Congratulations to the 4PB clerking team who took part in the Tough Mudder Challenge on 26/10/2014, raising over £1000 for Help for Heroes. You still have time to sponsor them on their Just Giving Page
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08/10/14 The Legal 500 Awards
We are delighted to announce that we are the winners of the Legal 500 Family & Children Set of the Year.
02/10/14 Chambers and Partners Awards 2014
Congratulations to Judith Murray who won the UK Bar Chambers and Partners, Family Junior of the Year award.
01/10/14 Court of Justice of the European Union judgment on Prorogation. 1 October 2014
Today the CJEU handed down judgment on the Preliminary Reference made by the English Court of Appeal on the issue of whether parties could prorogue jurisdiction to a court for a child’s minority or only for one set of proceedings.
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01/10/14 The Legal 500 UK 2014 Awards
We are delighted to be shortlisted for Family Chambers of the Year.  Alex Verdan QC, Marcus Scott-Manderson QC and Jo Delahunty QC are also all shortlisted for Family Silk of the year.
09/09/14 A Tale of Two Cities: Where Shall we Divorce Dear?
David Williams QC, Teertha Gupta QC and Henry Clayton presented ‘A Tale of Two Cities: Where Shall we Divorce Dear?’  to Charles Russell LLP on 9.9.14. The seminar considered jurisdiction on divorce, choice of forum and stays. You can download the paper here.