4 Paper takes nine from 9 Gough Square

Common law set 9 Gough Square has lost nine of its barristers to family chambers 4 Paper Buildings. All nine barristers, including Alex Verdan QC and John Tughan, are specialists in the law relating to children.

•Common law set 9 Gough Square has lost nine of its barristers to family chambers 4 Paper Buildings. All nine barristers, including Alex Verdan QC and John Tughan, are specialists in the law relating to children. The set claims the moves will make 4 Paper Buildings the leader in that field. The news comes after the set’s July recruitment of RexHowling, who practises in both children and matrimonial finance work, from Field Court Chambers. Susan Baldock, Sally Bradley and James Shaw, all of more than 15 years’ call, join 4 Paper, along with Dorothea Gartland, Oliver Jones, Cleo Perry and Ceri White.