About The Chambers of Lawrence Power

4KBW is a dynamic civil law set of barristers’ chambers based in the Temple. Members of 4KBW undertake the full range of corporate civil work, with particular emphasis on commercial litigation. 4KBW prides itself on delivering excellence in all areas of service. Our practitioners are dedicated to applying the breadth of their expertise in the representation of clients’ interests, from skilled advisory work and tenacious negotiation to meticulous drafting and fearless advocacy.

4KBW is located in the Inner Temple and believed to be one of the oldest set of chambers in the historic Temple. King’s Bench Walk takes its name from the King’s Bench Office (the office of the chief clerk or master of the Court of King’s Bench) which was sited in the Inner Temple from 1621.

 

Seated across from the Inner Temple Library 4KBW has an  interesting history of its own. Following the Great Fire of  1666, Number Four was rebuilt in 1678 and bears an  inscription documenting these events, as well as an arching  brick doorway believed to have been designed by Sir  Christopher Wren, the architect who also designed St. Paul’s  Cathedral. It was also one of the few buildings in the Inner  Temple fortunate to have escaped destruction by the Blitz in  the early 1940s. In addition, the signature Thos Dainand  date ‘’March 19, 1793’’ has been scratched into one of the window panes of the first-floor library.

Our Barristers

Our barristers undertake the full range of corporate civil work, with particular emphasis on commercial litigation. Please browse where you can read CVs of our members and contact us should you have any specific questions.

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Our Blog

The Bar Council issued information (not guidance for the purposes of the BSB Handbook) relating to the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (“the Regulation”) in May 2016. The document is ...
11-07-2016
  Vivienne Sedgley considers the recent Supreme Court case of McDonald v McDonald [2016] UKSC 28.   Summary The law remains as it was previously assumed to be: Article 8 ECHR cannot be a defence to possession proceedings broug...
20-06-2016
The events of Thursday, 19 May, highlight the continuing difficulties the travel sector faces. We woke up to the news of the loss of EgyptAir flight MS804 and this was shortly followed by Thomas Cook’s unrelated announcement to the market that ...
31-05-2016
Criminal offences committed on-board international flights are governed by the Tokyo Convention 1963 (the Tokyo Convention). It provides the guidelines for what principles states should follow and gives aircraft commanders the power to take all reaso...
24-05-2016

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Chambers’ reputation is founded upon the quality of our specialist advocacy and advice. We place great emphasis on building and sustaining strong relationships with clients through a dedicated clerking team and as individual tenants...

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Address

4 King’s Bench Walk,
Temple,
London,
EC4Y 7DL

Telephone

+44 (0) 20 7822 8822

Fax

+44 (0) 20 7822 8844

DX:

422 L.D.E

For out of office hours assistance please contact the Senior Clerk on: 07803 759711.