4 Pump Court

Bar top 30 position: 15

  • Overview

4 Pump Court is a leading set in construction, professional negligence and information technology. With 59 barristers, of whom 20 are silks, the set is led by joint heads of chambers Jeremy Storey QC and Nigel Tozzi QC. Carolyn McCombe is the chief executive and the senior clerks are Carl Wall and Stewart Gibbs. Both heads of chambers feature prominently in the professional negligence and information technology practices.

Christopher Moger QC is a well-regarded silk focusing on professional negligence. He typically, although not exclusively, represents accountants, actuaries and lawyers. He has also spearheaded an initiative developing an international arbitration practice in Hong Kong. Michael Douglas QC has an excellent reputation in a range of areas with particular emphasis on professional negligence and IT. Alex Charlton QC is a heavyweight with vast experience in information technology law.

David Friedman QC and Jeremy Nicholson QC enjoy strong reputations in construction with David Friedman’s expertise in litigation and arbitration, and Jeremy Nicholson’s focus on arbitration, professional negligence and insurance law.

Notable juniors include Alexander Hickey, of the commercial and construction practices, Sean O Sullivan in shipping and energy, Terence Bergin in IT law, and Simon Henderson and Rachel Ansell in professional negligence and construction law. 


4 Pump Court

Silks: 20
Juniors: 39
Head of chambers: Jeremy Storey QC and Nigel Tozzi QC
Chief executive: Carolyn McCombe
Senior clerks: Carl Wall and Stewart Gibbs