- Head of Chambers: George Bompas QC
- Senior Clerk: David Goddard
- Tenants : 31
THE CHAMBERS Chambers currently consist of 31 members, including six silks. Four members are currently on the Treasury panels. Four members are appointed to sit as Deputy Judges of the High Court and one as an assistant recorder. One of the silks is Attorney General to the Duchy of Lancaster and another is Attorney General to the Prince of Wales. Chambers belong to the Commercial Bar Association and the Chancery Bar Association.
WORK UNDERTAKEN Work covers all aspects of company law, including shareholders disputes, corporate fraud and asset recovery as well as commercial litigation and arbitration, banking, financial services and regulatory work, international trusts and public law. The clerks’ room is staffed during term from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and chambers can be contacted out of hours on the number given on the chambers’ answering machine and on the website. Further information about chambers and the work undertaken is available on the website www.4stonebuildings.com.
PUBLICATIONS Members of chambers have contributed to numerous publications in their specialist fields including Annotated Companies Acts (Oxford University Press), Tolley’s Company Law, Atkin Court Forms 2nd ed., (volumes on companies,winding up and equitable remedies),Halsbury’s Laws of England 4th ed. (volumes on corporations and money); A Practitioner’s Guide to Directors’ Duties and Responsibilities (City & Financial Publishing). Malcolm Davis-White is the co-author of Directors Disqualification: Law and Practice (Sweet & Maxwell).
INTERNATIONAL Chambers undertake a substantial amount of work for overseas clients and members regularly receive instructions from the Caribbean, the United States, Europe, Central Asia and the Far East. In recent years, members have appeared in court in Hong Kong, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Gibraltar, Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Malaysia, Singapore, Nevis, Dominica, Seychelles and Trinidad. In addition certain members are full members of the Northern Ireland Bar, the Cayman Islands Bar and the Bar of the British Virgin Islands.
RECRUITMENT 4 Stone Buildings’ policy is to seek to recruit one new member each year from among its pupils. Prospective applicants for pupillage will find further information including details of chambers’ awards in the Pupillage Pack which is available on request.Mini-pupillages are encouraged.