News / Resources

Please find all details of up and coming events, seminars, news, publications and articles from the members of 4-5 Gray's Inn Square.


Court of Protection judge hands down key ruling on joining P as party

A Court of Protection judge has handed down the latest major judgment on whether P must be joined as a party to proceedings in deprivation of liberty cases where they are in supported living or their home and so outside the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards regime. Mr Justice Charles’ ruling comes after the President of […]


4-5 Gray’s Inn Square hits 800 per cent growth

The Lawyer 25th September 2015 Public and commercial set 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square has grown by 800 per cent in three years since a mass exodus by members to 39 Essex threatened to close its doors. 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square dropped down to just six barristers in March 2013 following the departure of 24 barristers […]


Insurance Act 2015 – A Guide for Insurers and Insured Parties – By Ruhi Sethi

          The Insurance Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015 and comes into force in full on 12 August 2016 after a transitional period of 18 months. The 2015 Act signifies the greatest statutory change to commercial insurance contract law for over one hundred years. The most notable changes […]


Good Faith in Commercial Contracts: A New Duty? – By Ruhi Sethi

As English law currently stands, there is no general duty of good faith in commercial contracts. There are exceptional contracts where the law will imply a duty of good faith i.e. employment, insurance and contracts governing fiduciary relationships where a group majority can bind a minority. Over the last few years the UK courts have […]


Intellectual Property and the Footwear and Textile Industries – by Jane Lambert

          According to the East Midlands Textile Association (“Emtex”) the East Midlands has the highest concentration of clothing and textile companies in the UK. Nottingham lace, Leicester knitwear, Northampton shoes have an enormous international reputation founded on branding, craftsmanship and design. These intellectual assets that are protected by registered trade marks, […]


“4-5 Gray's Inn Square is "a great presence on regulatory matters,”

Chambers UK