Prof. Jo Delahunty QC addresses ‘Diversity in the Legal Profession’, in her last lecture for Gresham College.

In this, my final lecture as Gresham Professor of Law, I am joined by Derek Sweeting QC , Chair of the Bar Council  who, despite the enormous demands on his time, joins me in discussion with Mass Ndow Njie of Bridging The Bar, Brie Stevens Hoare QC and Toby Coupe.


Ralph Marnham explores the lack of regulation around international surrogacy and the implications it has.


Five members of chambers appeared in the recent medical treatment case of AC v CD & Others [2021] EWHC 741 (Fam)

The case concerned a declaration sought by XY’s parents that they could lawfully consent to the prescription and administration of puberty blockers.



Alistair Perkins represents Muslim woman ordered to remove her veil by High Court Judge.

Judge Sarah Morgan ordered a Muslim woman to remove her veil while giving evidence at a virtual Family High Court hearing, in a case where Alistair Perkins represented the Mother in a dispute with her estranged husband over their children.


4PB and Alex Verdan QC Shortlisted for a CityWealth Magic Circle 2021 Award

We are proud and delighted that we have been shortlisted for a Citywealth Magic Circle Award 2021 for Chambers of the Year, and our Head of Chambers, Alex Verdan QC, for Barrister of the Year.


Mani Basi and Lucy Logan Green present the second part in a two part series for the Family Law Journal.

Mani Basi and Lucy Logan Green write for the Family Law Journal in Part II, looking at ‘Local authority input into private law proceedings’. This second instalment further considers the intersection of private and public children law  on the law relating to special guardianship orders.