Alistair G Perkins Principal Lecturer at the Judicial Institute for Africa Conference.

In a 5 day conference organised and funded by Cape Town University for the Judicial Institute for Africa, Alistair G Perkins will be addressing 28 High Court and Court of Appeal judges from; Botswana, South Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, the Seychelles, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar and Zimbabwe, on the 1980 Hague Convention and child abduction generally.


Chris Barnes speaker at KCL conference – Protection and Justice in Times of Counter-Terrorism: Insights from France and the UK.


Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards 2023 – 4PB Nominations

We are delighted to be shortlisted for Family Law Chambers of the Year and for the Family Law Community Interaction Award at the Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards 2023.

Additionally, we are also proud to see our members shortlisted in an additional five categories. Congratulations to:

Charles Hale KC – Family Law KC of the Year
Mani Singh Basi – Family Law Junior Barrister of the Year, Family Law Commentator of the Year and International Family Lawyer of the Year.
Frankie Shama – Family Law Young Barrister of the Year
‘Talking Family Law’ – The Resolution Podcast with Anita Mehta of 4PB and Simon Blain of Forsters. – Family Law Commentator of the Year.


Samantha Woodham comments on the efficacy of prenuptial agreement

Samantha Woodham comments on the effectiveness of Britney Spears and Sam Asghari’s prenuptial agreement and potential outcomes under UK law following their highly publicised divorce proceedings.

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Alan Inglis in memorium

It is with great sadness that 4PB announces the death of our friend and colleague, Alan Inglis.  Alan was unique; the only family barrister and advocate, qualified to practice in England and Wales and Scotland, he was admired and very much loved on both sides of the border.


Kieran Ball writes for Wealth Briefing

Kieran Ball comments in Wealth Briefing on a ruling by the Supreme Court against a claim to pursue financial relief during or after divorce when a spouse has died.

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