Nicholas Broomfield > 4 New Square Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

4 New Square Chambers
4 New Square

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Nick has a broad commercial practice with particular emphasis on property and mortgage related disputes (including lender claims and title rectification issues), professional liability claims (including claims against lawyers, valuers and accountants), commercial litigation, engineering and construction disputes (including claims against construction professionals), matters of insurance and re-insurance and sports work.


Called 2010; tenant 4 New Square 2011 to date.




Wildern Secondary School; Mansfield College, Oxford University (BA Jurisprudence); BPP Law School, London (Bar Vocational Course).


Sport and literature.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Nicholas Broomfield4 New SquareNicholas’ written work is excellent – he often finds an unthought-of angle. In court, he is good at getting judges onside!

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Nicholas Broomfield4 New SquareA rising star. Able to get to the meat of a dispute quickly and offers sound, pragmatic and commercial advice. Written work is very good as are his advocacy skills. Very good tactician and a delight to work with.’

4 New Square are well-known specialists in professional negligence, acting both for Claimants and Defendants in litigation and arbitrations in England and Wales and internationally. The barristers practicing at the chambers have a depth of experience and talent, who have regularly been involved in cases which have shaped the law of professional negligence. Justin Fenwick KC has practiced in all areas of professional negligence and specialises in legal and financial claims. Nicholas Broomfield  stands out for his professional negligence work spanning all core areas, and was involved in the case of Matthew & Others v Sedman & Others, whereby he successfully acted on behalf of respondents in an appeal arising from a claim against professional trustees, concerning the calculation of time for the purposes of limitation in cases of contract, tort and breach of trust when there is a ‘midnight deadline.’