News

Jacqui Gilliatt awarded ranking in Chambers UK Bar 2019

01st Nov 2018

4 Brick Court warmly congratulates Jacqui Gilliatt on being ranked in Chambers UK Bar 2019.

She is routinely instructed in cases involving issues of a serious magnitude, including those concerning fictitious illness, allegations of sexual abuse and injury, and drug and alcohol misuse. “Jacqui is clear and concise, and determined and incisive in both her written and oral submissions. She shows exceptional attention to detail, without losing sight of the overall picture, and her cross-examinations are simply outstanding.”  Chambers UK Bar 2019

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A warm welcome to Bronach Gordon now a Member of Chambers

12th Oct 2018

4 Brick Court is delighted to welcome Bronach Gordon as a Member of Chambers having successfully competed her pupillage with us.  Another fine addition to our name board!

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Judith Pepper panel speaker at ‘Battle of Ideas’ festival Sunday

10th Oct 2018

The ‘Battle of Ideas’ takes place this weekend at the London Barbican and barrister Judith Pepper of 4 Brick Court has been invited as a panel speaker.

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Inspiring welcome and keynote speech by Head of Chambers, Ian Griffin, at LBLA Legal Conference

09th Oct 2018

Following last year’s huge success, chambers is delighted to have been asked to present the London Boroughs Legal Alliance (LBLA) Legal Conference for the second year running which took place on Friday 5th October 2018.

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4 Brick Court presents LBLA Legal Conference for second year running

08th Oct 2018

Following last year’s huge success, chambers is delighted to have been asked to present the London Boroughs Legal Alliance (LBLA) Legal Conference for the second year running which took place on Friday 5th October 2018.

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A warm welcome to Sophie Crampton who joins chambers for 3rd six pupillage

05th Oct 2018

Chambers is delighted to announce that Sophie Crampton has joined chambers for 3rd six pupillage commencing Monday 8th October 2018. Sophie, who successfully completed her pupillage at Coram Chambers, has developed a practice in all areas of public and private child law cases and financial remedy matters. Please click here to view Sophie’s profile.

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Tahmina Rahman successful in Court of Appeal; Threshold Findings

04th Oct 2018

Tahmina Rahman represents London Borough of Hackney before the Court of Appeal successfully appealing against a finding that the threshold for making a care order had not been made out.

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Judith Pepper invited as panel speaker at ‘Battle of Ideas’ festival, London Barbican, Sunday 14th October

02nd Oct 2018

The ‘Battle of Ideas’ takes place next weekend, the 13th & 14 October 2018 at the Barbican, London, and we are proud to announce that Judith Pepper has been invited to be a panel speaker at Sunday’s session, 14th October at 10-11.30am entitled ‘Adoption: Making or Breaking Families’ in which the panel will be having a discussion about adoption.  Full details of the session and all the panel speakers can be found at https://bit.ly/2IwnCYR

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A warm welcome to our new Pupils…

01st Oct 2018

Chambers is delighted to welcome our two new pupils, Elin Hughes and Sarah Fincham who start in chambers today.  Elin is under the supervision of Jacqui Gilliatt and Sarah is under the supervision of Jayne Harrill. Welcome both to the 4BC family!

Pupil barrister Bronach Gordon accepts tenancy

24th Aug 2018

4 Brick Court is delighted to announce that Bronach Gordon has been offered tenancy following successful completion of her pupillage at 4 Brick Court in October 2018.

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Applications for 3rd Six Pupillage

19th Jul 2018

We are currently inviting applications for 3rd Six Pupillage. The successful candidates will need to demonstrate outstanding advocacy skills and a strong commitment to practising family law.
If family law is your passion, you are organised and client-focused, we welcome hearing from you.

Applications by way of CV and covering email to Head of Recruitment – Ms Isabelle Watson, isabelle.watson@4bc.co.uk and please cc russell.burton-lawrence@4bc.co.uk

Applications to be received no later than 12noon on Thursday 2nd August 2018.

Interviews will be held in the first two weeks of August 2018.

Judith Pepper writes for think tank Civitas – Adoption: The journey to where we are now (article 1)

15th May 2018

The first of two articles by Judith Pepper examining adoption, how it has changed and the current challenges posed within it. This article aims to provide a snapshot of the history of adoption and what the current system of adoption is.  Judith’s article can be read here.

APPLICATIONS FOR TENANCY – UP TO 5 YEARS CALL

01st Feb 2018

We are currently inviting applications for tenancy from barristers of up to five years call.  The successful candidates will need to demonstrate that they are outstanding advocates with a strong commitment to practising family law.

If family law is your passion, you are organised and client-focused then we would like to hear from you.

Applications by way of CV and covering email.

Contact:- Head of Recruitment – Ms Isabelle Watson, isabelle.watson@4bc.co.uk and please cc russell.burton-lawrence@4bc.co.uk

Applications for 3rd Six Pupillages/Junior Tenants

12th Jul 2017

4 Brick Court Chambers invites applications for 3rd Six Pupillages/Junior Tenants (1-5 years call)

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Pupillage recruitment 2016

21st Mar 2016

Two funded 12-month pupils for 2016–2017 and
Two funded 12-month pupils for 2017–2018

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New talent at Four Brick Court

20th Mar 2016

We are pleased to welcome Olivia Bliss and Alastair Miles Martey to Chambers.

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We are recruiting two funded 12-month pupils and one 3rd six pupil

30th Jun 2015

In 2015 we will be recruiting pupils outside of the Pupillage Portal. If you are interested in applying to 4 Brick Court please send a cv and covering letter to pupillage@4bc.co.uk having first read our  guidance notes. Date for application for 3rd 6s has been extended to midnight on 7th August 2015.

Children in Law

20th Jun 2014

Jacqui Gilliatt has launched a new website where you will find updated versions of articles previously on this website including the draft LOI for experts.

Welcome to Paul Murray

31st May 2014

We are very pleased to announce that Paul Murray (formerly of Garden Court Chambers)  has recently joined 4 Brick Court. Please see Paul’s full profile.

Standard Contractual Terms

18th Jan 2013

Chambers has adopted the Bar Council’s Standard Contractual Terms in privately funded cases. Please read the standard terms here, or copies can be obtained from our Clerks.