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.


Interim Reliefs in Arbitration, Under Indian and English Law

Karishma Vora spoke at the Combar round table conference in New delhi on ‘Interim Reliefs in Arbitration, Under Indian and English Law ‘ on 16th September 2017 Please see link below for talk COMBAR TALK on Interim Remedies in International Arbitration


IP Summer School at Cambridge

Jane Lambert is speaking on ‘Bilateral Investment Treaties & Exporters’ Rights Post-Brexit’ at the IP Summer School. Please click here to view agenda and to book a place.


Judicial Review & Public Law Conference 29th June – POSTPONED

We regret to inform you that our annual Judicial Review Conference has had to be postponed until the autumn. Unfortunately, the current uncertainty around the election, the terror attacks and the Grenfell Tower aftermath has led to a number of delegates withdrawing from the conference. As such, we feel it appropriate to postpone the event until [...]


Judicial Review and Public Law Conference

Date: Thursday 29th June 2017 Venue: The Law, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm In the established 4-5 way, the presentation will largely consist of well-known individuals in their respective fields of specialism, delivering up to the minute information and knowledge on a range of JR and Public Law topics. However, you will note that [...]


4-5 Gray’s Inn Square – The General Election 2017

Retaining the 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Election Team - Election Law Poster


CIPA – THE Merseyside Meeting 2017

Jane Lambert will be speaking at The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys Merseyside Meeting on Thursday 23 of March 2017. Please see below a link to the event:


Timothy Straker QC to speak at the 2017 Solace Election Seminar

Annual Elections Conference
  Chief Executives and Returning Officers are personally responsible for the smooth running and delivery of elections putting their own individual reputations on the line. It is crucial that they keep up-to-date with legislative changes and share best practice to deliver a secure, accurate and efficient democratic process. The Solace Annual Election [...]


The 5 Year Housing Land Supply

Timothy Leader  to speak at the The White Paper Conference “How to Operate Skilfully and Advantageously within the Planning System” Timothy’s talk will cover The 5 Year Housing Land Supply. Thursday, 24th November 2016 The Caledonian Club, 9 Halkin St, London SW1X 7DR    


The Association of Women Solicitors London Summer Party in association with 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square

Summer Party Thursday 4th August 2016 6:30pm – 10:00pm Further details to follow.


Art Law Conference Geneva June 2016.

  Anthony Connerty                 Anthony Connerty has been invited to speak at the Art Law Conference in Geneva in June 2016. Speakers from 13 countries will be participating. Further information will follow.


4-5 Gray’s Inn Square one-day annual Judicial Review Conference.

We are pleased to announce the return of our one-day annual Judicial Review Conference. Date: Wednesday 29th June 2016
Venue: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL
Time: 9:15am to 4pm. We encourage reservation of places as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
£99 +VAT, Accredited with the SRA and the Bar Council for 5 [...]


Jane Lambert to speak at the CIPA Scottish Meeting

Jane Lambert           The Scottish Meeting Start date Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:30 PM End date Thursday, April 14, 2016 05:00 PM Venue Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Galleries of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL Click here for full details  


Association of Woman Solicitors

          The Association of Woman Solicitors are to host an event to celebrate international woman’s day in association with 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square. Thursday 17TH March 2016 from 7pm  To book ccontact the AWS Administrator Linda Davies on 07760 272809 or by email on   


Public Sector Compensation Training Workshop

4-5 Gray’s Inn Square are delighted to invite you to attend our Legal Update training workshop in collaboration with the Sellick Partnership.


The Law of Compulsory Purchase: David Altaras & Marc Samuels

4-5 Gray’s Inn Square are delighted to invite you to attend our Legal Update training workshop in collaboration with the Sellick Partnership. Date: Wednesday 25th November 2015 Registration: 4.00pm Seminar: 4.15pm – 6.15pm   Click here for full details


Energy Arbitration Conference – Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Decade: Lessons from Recent Awards

Anthony Connerty   Anthony Connerty is speaking at the Oil & Gas Conference at the Scottish Arbitration Centre in Edinburgh on 29th October 2015. The conference is organised by CEPMLP, Dundee University and supported by the American Arbitration Association’s International Centre for Dispute Resolution and the International Mediation Institute, The Hague.”     Date: 29th October 2015 Time: 9am-5pm Venue: Scottish [...]


John Campbell speaks at New Media World 2015

John Campbell SC           The Law of Defamation in flux: Fault and contemporary commonwealth accommodation of the right to reputation with the right of free expression.      


Intellectual Property & The Fashion Industry Seminar – Jane Lambert

Since the Hargreaves report there have been important and far reaching changes to intellectual property law. The Intellectual Property Act 2014 has changed registered design and unregistered design right law and the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 has changed copyright and design law. These and other enactments will be discussed as well as recent decisions [...]


Anthony Connerty is participating in an annual conference on Dispute Resolution in China

Anthony Connerty               Anthony Connerty is participating in an annual conference on Dispute Resolution in China. The conference, held in London, looks at arbitration and mediation; energy; international trade; and investment dispute resolution. Law firms taking part include Clifford Chance, Clyde & Co, Eversheds, Norton Rose, Simmons & Simmons and TaylorWessing. Anthony is a member of the [...]


“David Hughes is speaking at the British-Spanish Law Association Conference in Palma, Mallorca.

David will give a talk on the treatment of inter-partes communications before the Anglo-Welsh and Spanish courts, together with Carlota Fernandez Fernandez of Lexland Abogados, Marbella.”


Richard Clayton QC gives annual case law update at Solicitors’ in Local Government weekend school in April

For the 12th year in a row Richard gave his popular update lecture on the case law of the last year on community care and mental health, education, environmental and planning housing, judicial review, local government and public procurement cases to the local government solicitors’ weekend conference. His paper is attached.


John Campbell to address a conference organised by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest themed “New Media World 2015″

John will argue the new commonwealth defence of responsible publication in defamation actions is better seem, and would be better characterized, as the re-introduction of fault in the form of negligence.


Press Regulation Debate

Chambers’ members Athelstane Aamodt and David Hughes spoke in a debate about press regulation at the University of South Wales in Cardiff on 27th March. Organised by the Welsh Commercial Law Association, the event also featured the Chris Bryant MP and the journalist Martin Shipton


Anthony Connerty speaking on: The use of ADR in International Dispute Resolution

at the Union Internationale des Avocats conference in Ankara, Turkey on the 8th & 9th May 2015.   SEMINAR VENUE ANKARA BAR ASSOCIATION TRAINING CENTRE Conference Room Ihlamur sok. No. 1 Yenişehir Ankara – Turkey T +90 312 416 72 00


Anthony Connerty has been appointed an Adjunct Professor at Istanbul Kemerburgaz University School of Law

Anthony has been asked to deliver a lecture once a year, the first lecture will take place on 12th May 2015 at the Istanbul Kemerburgaz University School of Law on international Arbitration.  


Richard Clayton QC gives seminar to the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers on Regulation and Human Rights

On 4 February 2015 Richard gave a seminar to the Association which was attended by over 100 ARDL members. In his comprehensive paper Richard argued the impact of the Human Rights Act on regulatory work has been significant and wide ranging. It is difficult to identify any other field of law where Article 6 [...]


Joseph Dalby will a member of “Regulation and Legislation” Panel Discussion at SkyTech “UAV Technology and Regulation Conference” on 24th April 2015 at Business Design Centre, London

The SkyTech 2015 UAV Conference and Exhibition is a one-day event serving as a platform to define, understand and ultimately integrate Unmanned Aviation Vehicles into the commercial sector.


Jane Lambert to talk at

The International Association of Lawyers for the Creative Industries (ialci) is holding a seminar in the law of luxury goods and fashion series. The seminar will offer insights and practical solutions for protecting, enforcing and exploiting intellectual property rights, including:
- How to achieve maximum protection and enforcement strategies, within the constraints of a legal budget.


Timothy Straker QC – Electoral Conference 2015

Timothy Straker QC delivers Election law talk at the Solace Election Conference 2015, a full copy of the talk can be downloaded below.   Electoral Conference January 2015


Construing Contracts and Rectification

Stephen Brown, Ruhi Sethi and Dilpreet Dhanoa deliver talk to Howard Kennedy LLP, on Construing Contracts and Rectification.


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