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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

Scott Allen

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

Position

Experienced in professional indemnity, commercial litigation, insurance work, construction disputes, disciplinary and regulatory disputes, general Chancery work and information technology disputes.

Career

Qualified 2000, Inner Temple; pupillage 4 New Square 2000, tenancy 2001; assistant editor of ‘Jackson & Powell on Professional Negligence’ and ‘Human Rights and Civil Practice’.

Member

Commercial Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Education

Sandown High School; Oriel College, Oxford (BA Hons Jurisprudence, 1998, 1st class).

Leisure

All kinds of sport (especially adrenalin sports), keeping fit and active. Rationalist philosophy. Spending as much time as possible with his identical twin boys.


London Bar

Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading juniors

Scott Allen - 4 New Square ‘A fantastic junior – hardworking, intelligent and easy to deal with.’

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Scott Allen - 4 New Square ‘He is outstanding.’

Within: Professional negligence

4 New Square is ‘regarded as one of the go-to sets for professional negligence work’ and it stands out for its ‘great strength in depth’ and for a ‘focus on quality.’ Members act for both claimants and defendants on an array of disputes; Roger Stewart QC and Scott Allen were successful in the leading Supreme Court case examining solicitors’ negligence, BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland, in which David Halpern QC also appeared. David Turner QC and Nicole Sandells QC were also victorious in the Supreme Court case Swynson v Lowick Rose LLP, which was a claim involving accountants’ negligence. In the Court of Appeal, Neil Hext QC acted for the successful respondent insurance broker in Channon v Ward.

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