Third seminar of our Private Law programme…
13th Feb 2020
The third in our series of Private Law seminars took place on Thursday 13 February at Bridewell Hall, a stone throw from Chambers.
4 Brick Court’s Bronach Gordon and Ummar Ahmad gave an excellent presentation to a large audience of Child law solicitors. The seminar focused on the practical considerations and pitfalls of FHDRAs, including:Read more
Pupillage Gateway now closed
09th Feb 2020
The Pupillage Gateway for pupillage submissions is now closed.
During the period 10 February to 6 May 2020, AETOs will sift applications, shortlist applicants, and conduct interviews or assessments.
From 9.00am on 7 May Offers of pupillage are made through the Pupillage Gateway system.
The best of luck to all applicants!Read more
Applications for Pupillage 2021/2022 – Gateway submissions window closes 11am 07/02/2020
03rd Feb 2020
We are recruiting two funded 12 month pupillages for 2021–2022 via the Pupillage Gateway.
The submissions window for Pupillage Gateway applications closes 11am Friday 7 February 2020. No further applications or amendments to applications will be allowed after this point.Read more
Judgment published in Court of Appeal win for Tahmina Rahman & Amy Slingo
30th Jan 2020
Tahmina Rahman leading Amy Slingo successfully resisted appeal before the President of the Family Division in the matter of A, B And C (Adoption: Notification of Fathers And Relatives)  EWCA Civ 41.
Their appeal was one of three conjoined appeals where the Court was asked to provide guidance on the duties of local authorities in care proceedings and in cases involving relinquished babies to notify fathers and wider families in cases where the mother objects.Read more
Natasha March secures High Court Appeal win
15th Jan 2020Read more
Applications for Pupillage 2021/2022 submissions window opens 07/01/2020
03rd Jan 2020
We are recruiting two funded 12 month pupillages for 2021–2022 and the submissions window for Pupillage Gateway applications opens 11am Tuesday 7th January 2020 which is when applicants may start, edit and submit their applications. Good luck to all applicants!
Please note that we only accept pupillage applications via Pupillage Gateway.Read more
Sir James Munby becomes the new Patron of Grandparents Plus
16th Dec 2019Read more
Tahmina Rahman and Ian Griffin in Family Affairs magazine
09th Dec 2019
Lovely to see that Tahmina Rahman and Ian Griffin both of 4 Brick Court have excellent pieces in Family Affairs. A brilliant editon!! Enormous Thank you to John Wilson QC and Philip Cayford QC for their mega efforts in its production.
Chambers Xmas celebrations in charming French restaurant
06th Dec 2019
What a wonderful evening we all had on Friday at our Chambers Christmas dinner for members, staff and a few distinguished guests at Le Café du Marché, a charming French restaurant in Barbican.Read more
The 2nd seminar of our Private Law programme…
03rd Dec 2019
The second in our series of Private Law seminars took place on Monday evening 2nd December 2019 in the splendid surroundings of the Queen’s Room in Middle Temple.Read more
4 Brick Court tender for LBLA child protection work successful
25th Nov 2019
4 Brick Court is delighted to announce that it has been successful in its tender submitted earlier this year in respect of child protection work by the London Boroughs Legal Alliance (LBLA) which now consists of 20 separate Local Authority Members.Read more
Court of Appeal success for Tahmina Rahman and her junior Amy Slingo
22nd Nov 2019Read more
When One Parent Kills Another – how should the family court approach this? Article by Judith Pepper
20th Nov 2019
Read Judith Pepper’s article here published in Family Law Week.
4 Brick Court barrister trains charity’s students in the art of advocacy
18th Nov 2019
4 Brick Court’s Alastair Miles Martey delivers advocacy training to students from the University of Law with the prime objective of teaching each student skills they need to effectively represent young people at school exclusion hearings on behalf of the charity Communities Empowerment Network (CEN).
The charity, which is based in East London, provides free advice, support and representation to all people affected by school exclusion.Read more
Funds raised for London Legal Walk charity
13th Nov 2019
We are delighted to have raised funds for The London Legal Support Trust following June’s fantastic London Legal Walk and we look forward to next year’s event!Read more
Jacqui Gilliatt Ranked in Chambers UK Bar 2020
15th Oct 2019
Our sincere congratulations to Jacqui Gilliatt on being Ranked in consecutive years in Chambers UK Bar, a leading directory in the legal industry.Read more
Ian Griffin, David Bannocks & Sarah Fincham before Court of Appeal
08th Oct 2019
4 Brick Court Head of Chambers Ian Griffin, David Bannocks and Sarah Fincham appeared in the Court of Appeal on 3rd October 2019 before Peter Jackson LJ, Baker LJ, Males LJ in the matter of RE A (CHILDREN) (2019).Read more
Two new Members of Chambers…
01st Oct 2019Read more
Two new tenants at 4 Brick Court
19th Aug 2019Read more
Sophie Crampton article published in Family Law Week
29th Jul 2019
Junior barrister Sophie Crampton has very recently had an article published in Family Law Week in which she considers what purpose Section 9(6B) of the Chidren Act 1989 might serve in determining care proceedings. Her article is available here.
Further information about Sophie’s practice can be found here.Read more