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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

Jamie Smith QC

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

Position

Principal areas of practice are professional negligence (with particular emphasis on auditors and accountants, lawyers and insurance brokers), insurance and commercial dispute resolution. Notable cases include: Sugar Hut v Great Lakes Insurance [2011] Lloyd's Rep IR 198 (successful declinature by insurers following nightclub fire); Gladman Commercial Properties v. FHP [2014] PNLR 11 (CA) (fraud claim against property agents); Freemont v Knight Frank [2015] PNLR 4 (scope of duty of care against valuers); Chandra v Brooke North 151 Con LR 113 (CA) (limitation issues in solicitors negligence claim); IEGL v Zurich [2016] AC 509 (SC) (EL insurer’s liability for mesothelioma claims under Fairchild doctrine); and Clydesdale Bank plc v. Workman [2016] PNLR 18 (CA) (dishonest assistance claim against solicitors).

Career

Called to Bar 1995. Joined Four New Square 1996. Took Silk in 2015.

Member

PNBA; COMBAR; Chancery Bar Association; LCLCBA; BILA; ARDL.

Education

MA (Cantab)

Leisure

Cycling.


London Bar

Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading silks

Jamie Smith QC - 4 New SquareHe has really good judgement, and is also a decent man with a terrific sense of humour.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Jamie Smith QC - 4 New SquareHe is a good team player with a fine legal brain.

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