News

24/10/14 Tough Mudder
Good luck to members of the 4PB clerking team who are taking part in the Tough Mudder London South on 26/10/2014 raising money for Help for Heroes. You can 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.
08/09/14 Pegasus Scholarship
Rachel Chisholm and Michael Edwards have been awarded a Pegasus Scholarship to work in Sarajevo for three months. They will be working for an NGO called Trial on war crimes and human rights cases. They have set up a blog, ‘Balkan Brief’, to keep in touch while they are away. The blog can be found at: http://balkanbrief.wordpress.com/ They left at the weekend.
01/09/14 First Private Law Children Early Neutral Evaluation
Alex Verdan QC  and Harry Nosworthy represent a father in the first private law children early neutral evaluation. For more information click here.
20/08/14 Chambers and Partners Awards 2014 Nominations
We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated as Family Law Set of the Year and Judith Murray has been nominated as Family Junior of the Year at the forthcoming Chambers and Partners Awards
19/08/14 Re G (a child) (contact: long term foster care) [2014] EWCA Civ 1173
Cyrus Larizadeh sucessfully represented a father pro bono in the Court of Appeal. He has sought costs against the Respondent Local Authority in favour of the access to justice foundation - there will be a judgment on the issue of pro bono costs in October in this case.