4 Pump Court is a leading commercial barristers’ chambers based in London with an outstanding reputation for their practice in shipping, construction, energy, technology, professional negligence and related insurance disputes both domestically and internationally.


The set has a leading practice in marine related disputes including wet and dry shipping and shipbuilding. Members of chambers are instructed by international law firms, P&I clubs, charterers, shipyards and other professional bodies within the industry. Our shipping practitioners have a wealth of expertise in charterparty and bills of lading disputes, ship sale and purchase, super and mega yacht disputes, admiralty matters and commodity and cargo claims.


Members of chambers represent clients in both litigation and arbitration in jurisdictions and disputes arising from projects located across the world including Africa, Europe, the Far East, the Middle East and North America.