4 Stone Buildings marshals considerable litigation experience and has long experience of appearing in landmark disputes. Recent examples include Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Azitio Holdings Ltd before the Court of Appeal, a case arising from a dispute between three extremely wealthy Ukrainian oligarchs involving complex allegations of deceit, issues of causation, and disputes over choice of law. Other huge cases include Autonomy Corporation v Dr Michael Lynch (the ‘Hewlett-Packard’ litigation), a USD5 billion case stemming from the USD12 billion takeover by HP of Autonomy which is the largest ever claim against an individual in the UK.
Senior clerk David Goddard "is fantastic and a man who's seen and done it all."
He expertly leads clerks who are "very responsive and always on hand to help."
"Junior clerks Ben Lashmar and Ryan Tunkel are an absolute credit to the set."
"Nobody beats Jonathan when it comes to a Privy Council appeal. He has so much experience and such good judgement and expertise."
"He stands out. Jonathan is incredibly versatile; he can do anything and has a brain the size of a planet."
"Richard is one of the top trial lawyers at the Bar. He is robust, concise and very good with judges."
"He is very thorough, highly commercial and a good cross-examiner."
"John is very bright and a great thinker. He thinks outside the box and is extremely well liked by clients."
"Sharif is excellent. He's extremely hard-working and gives concise and pragmatic advice."
"A client-friendly, thoughtful strategist who is a pleasure to work with."
"Sharif is very commercial, incredibly diligent and a barrister who really gets into the detail of a case."