About 4 Stone Buildings
4 Stone Buildings specialises in company and commercial litigation (including commercial Chancery work), insolvency, financial services and regulation, civil fraud, banking and public law.
Commercial litigationincludes contractual disputes, civil fraud & asset recovery, banking, insurance, oil & gas law, professional negligence and trusts.
Company workincludes litigation and advisory work in relation to corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and takeovers, reductions and reorganisations of share capital, directors’ duties, boardroom and shareholder disputes (including 994 petitions), Stock Exchange and related regulatory requirements, securities and corporate banking.
Insolvency workcovers all forms of personal and corporate insolvency proceedings and reconstructions, including many which invoke foreign insolvency regimes (such as the US Bankruptcy Code) as well as multi-jurisdictional issues arising under the EC Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings, the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006, section 426 of the Insolvency Act 1986 and the common law. Members of chambers also have extensive experience of directors’ disqualification cases.
Financial services and regulatory workincludes litigation and advisory work in relation to a wide range of cases involving financial services. Members of chambers are regularly instructed on behalf of regulatory bodies and government departments, as well as advising corporate and institutional clients and individuals.
Overseas connections: a significant proportion of the work undertaken by chambers is on behalf of overseas clients and members of chambers have substantial experience and long-established connections in many overseas jurisdictions, particularly in the Caribbean and the Atlantic, and also in the emerging markets in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, South East Asia, Africa and Dubai.
Chambers are a member of the Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR) and Chancery Bar Associatio