Matthew Bradley KC > 4 New Square Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

4 New Square Chambers
4 New Square

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Commercial and commercial chancery litigation & arbitration, including: commercial contract disputes; company, partnership & insolvency law; civil fraud, conspiracy & economic torts; product liability; professional liability; offshore work; banking & financial services; energy & natural resources; jurisdiction & conflicts of law disputes; shareholder disputes, including employment/shareholder crossover claims; restrictive covenant & confidential information disputes; fiduciaries.

Recent notable cases include: Palmer Birch v Lloyd [2018] 4 WLR 164 (conspiracy & economic torts); Ang v Reliantco Investments Ltd [2019] 3 WLR 161 (jurisdiction challenge); Goknur v Organic Village Ltd [2019] EWHC 2201 (product liability & deceit); LCIA arbitration in Russian oil and gas sector; Kupeli & Ors v Kibris Turk Hava Yollari Sirketi [2018] 4 All ER 434; [2019] 1 WLR 1235 (trial of test claims); Pilgrim Rock Ltd v Iwaniuk [2019] GCCR 17013 (unfair relationships under Consumer Credit Act 1974); Trusts dispute re BVI/Cayman/Curaçao trust companies; Combination Hip Prosthesis Litigation (Product Liability).


Previously a management consultant at L.E.K Consulting.


French, German & Spanish


The Commercial Bar Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association; International Bar Association.


Merchant Taylors School, Northwood; St Anne’s College, Oxford (Modern Languages, 1st Class Honours); City University (CPE) & Inns of Court School of Law (BVC). Hardwicke, Haldane & Thomas Moore Scholar (Lincoln’s Inn); Lord Woolf Scholar ((Daily Telegraph/1 Crown Office Row); Phoenicia Scholar (Bar European Group).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Product liability

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Matthew Bradley KC –4 New Square ‘He is quickly able to cut to the heart of the matter in terms of identifying the key issues and coming up with solutions.’

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Matthew Bradley KC4 New SquareA pragmatic and user-friendly barrister who can advise on civil and regulatory product liability issues.

4 New Square‘s members work on either side of both individual cases and group actions in this space. The set offers a depth of expertise in consumer, commercial and regulatory product liability work. Graham Eklund KC and David Turner KC are both involved with a number of products alleged to cause fires and newly-appointed silk Matthew Bradley KC has taken on a number of group actions relating to allegedly defective medical devices. Expertise in this area crosses over with the set’s strong costs team.

London Bar > Commercial litigation

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Matthew Bradley KC4 New Square ‘Matthew has rightly been invited to take silk as his advocacy skills and strength on his feet are extremely impressive. Matthew can wade through complex issues and provide straight forward advice directly to clients.’

London Bar > Fraud: civil

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Matthew Bradley KC4 New Square ‘An excellent addition to the front bench. An excellent team player with tremendous ability.’

London Bar > Company

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Matthew Bradley KC4 New Square ‘A forceful advocate who provides clear advice and submissions – he deserves his elevation to silk.’