Samantha Woodham comments on Ariana Grande’s $1.25 million divorce settlement and contributing factors to it’s simplicity

Samantha Woodham was quoted in today’s Hello! Magazine on why Ariana Grande’s divorce from Dalton Gomez has played out so smoothly.


Congratulations to our newest Silk Joanne Brown

Many congratulations to Joanne Brown, who was sworn in as King’s Counsel in a ceremony at Westminster Hall today.

The 4PB family are so very proud of our new Joanne, and look forward to celebrating with friends and family.

This brings our total number of Silks in Chambers to 25, making 27% of our members King’s Counsel



Mani Singh Basi wins Legal Personality of the Year at the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2024

4PB proudly celebrates Mani Singh Basi, who won Legal Personality of the Year at last night’s LexisNexis Legal Awards 2024.

The award honours an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the legal sphere in the past year. It recognises the cases Mani has been involved in within family law, his commitment to pro bono, the publication of two books, his family law legal commentary and mentoring across the legal field.

Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists.


4PB celebrates two wins at the Women and Diversity in Law Awards 2024


4PB Celebrates International Women’s Day 2024

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2024 and this year’s theme, “Inspire Inclusion,” 4PB explores the importance of women in leadership roles.

We sit down with three of our very own trailblazing members, Barbara Mills KC, Anita Mehta and Samantha Woodham, to unravel the profound influence that women in leadership positions can wield—how their influence resonates within the legal profession, extends to their colleagues, and sets a compelling precedent for those who will follow in their footsteps.

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2024 edition of the Dictionary of Private Children Law now out

The 2024 edition of the Dictionary of Private Children Law is now out. Co-authored by Piers Pressdee KC, together with Zoe Saunders and Prof Rob George, and with a foreword by Lord Justice Baker, it is an invaluable guide for all lawyers working in the private children law field, providing ready access to the relevant case-law, statutory sources and points of practice.

To purchase the latest edition, please click here