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Chambers of Mark Cannon QC

Living Wage
LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3RJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 2001
DX:
1041 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.4newsquare.com

Patrick Lawrence QC

Tel:
Work 020 7822 2000
Email:
4 New Square (Chambers of Mark Cannon QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in professional negligence, professional disciplinary and regulatory matters, insurance, and commercial litigation. Cases include Bristol & West v Fancy & Jackson (managed litigation between lender and various firms of solicitors); Platform Home Loans v Oyston Shipways (leading case on interaction between Saamco and contributory negligence); Cave v Robinson Jarvis & Rolfe (House of Lords; deliberate concealment and limitation); various disciplinary hearings involving complaints against auditors raising public interest issues; Jones v Kaney (expert witness immunity; Supreme Court). Author of solicitors negligence section in ‘Lloyds Looseleaf’ on professional negligence.

Career

Called to the Bar 1985; Inner Temple; QC 2002.

Member

PNBA.

Education

Eton College; Christ Church College, Oxford (BA).


London Bar

Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading silks

Patrick Lawrence QC - 4 New Square ‘His work includes solicitors and actuaries cases.’

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law

In addition to having ‘excellent strength in depth in barristers’ regulation’, 4 New Square handles a range of work, primarily around professional services regulation but also to a limited extent in the veterinary space. Patrick Lawrence QC represented a former Burges Salmon solicitor in his successful High Court appeal against an SDT finding of dishonesty.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Patrick Lawrence QC - 4 New Square ‘He is particularly impressive in the court room; completely unflappable.’

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