News

04 Dec 2018

Megan Thomas nominated as Real Estate, Environment and Planning Junior of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Megan Thomas has been nominated as Real Estate, Environment and Planning Junior of the Year at the Legal 500 2019 UK Bar Awards.

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03 Dec 2018

Anne Williams represents London Borough in a National Planning Policy test case

Anne Williams appeared on behalf of the London Borough of Islington appealing against a refusal of planning permission for a key residential development in Tollington Park.

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03 Dec 2018

Oliver Saxby QC, Simon Taylor, Thomas Stern and Lucy Luttman judge at Bar Mock Trial Competition

On Saturday 1st December 2018, Maidstone Crown Court hosted the regional final of the Bar Mock Trial Competition 2018/19.

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30 Nov 2018

Maidstone Borough Council challenge their Highway Authority over diversion of funds away from a bus lane to town centre

Stephen Hockman QC and Megan Thomas have obtained permission for judicial review of a highway authority which has made a decision to divert monies collected for road widening under section 106 undertakings to use for a feasibility study for a potential bypass.

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30 Nov 2018

Oxford Grooming Trial Underway

The case of Mohammed Karrar, Bassam Karrar and Anjum Dogar began at Oxford Crown Court last week. Oliver Saxby QC is prosecuting.

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23 Nov 2018

Robert Griffiths QC instructed by Hampstead pub landlord in challenge to Hampstead BID levy

Robert Griffiths QC has been instructed by a Hampstead pub landlord following his refusal to pay a business levy imposed by the Hampstead Business Improvement District.

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21 Nov 2018

Planning 2020 – the Raynsford Review

The final report of the Raynsford Review of Planning in England was launched on 20 November by the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA).

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19 Nov 2018

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock appear in the Divisional Court

On 16 November the Divisional Court handed down judgment in Highbury Poultry Farm Produce Limited v CPS [2018] EWHC 3122 (Admin).

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13 Nov 2018

John O’Higgins, Nina Ellin and Daniel Stevenson – successful prosecution of a targeted attack on travellers’ site in Kent

The case involved a masked gang, armed with machetes, knives, crow-bars and cable ties, who launched an attack on dwellings in a travellers’ site in Lenham, Kent in 2016.

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05 Nov 2018

Black cab drivers granted permission to bring a claim for judicial review of Uber licence decision

In a High Court decision, the United Cabbies Group represented by Robert Griffiths QC and Stuart Jessop were granted permission to bring a claim for judicial review of the decision to award a new licence to Uber.

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02 Nov 2018

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 Set and barristers ranked in twelve practice areas in 2019 Chambers UK Bar Guide

Six Pump Court Chambers is delighted to be ranked as a Band 1 Set with Set rankings in Crime, Consumer Law Environment, Health & Safety and Planning in the new 2019 Chambers UK Bar Guide.

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30 Oct 2018

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 2019

Six Pump Court has been recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 2018 with 59 individual recommendations.

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26 Oct 2018

Conspiracy to murder trial underway - Simon Taylor and Ben Irwin prosecuting, Oliver Saxby QC defending

The trial of Glenn Pollard, Heather Pollard and Hayley Weatherall began last week at Maidstone Crown Court.

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26 Oct 2018

Six Pump Court wins Health & Safety Set of the Year at Chambers UK Bar Awards

Last night at the Chambers UK Bar Awards, Six Pump Court was delighted to be named as the Health & Safety Set of the Year.

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10 Oct 2018

Sexual assault appeal succeeds - Oliver Saxby QC acting

The appeal of a young student against an immediate custodial sentence for an offence of sexual assault was yesterday upheld by the Court of Appeal, resulting in the appellant’s immediate release.

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09 Oct 2018

Anne Williams acts in planning appeal considering proposed residential development in light of new NPPF advice

Anne Williams will represent the London Borough of Islington in an upcoming planning appeal relating to a proposed residential development in the Tollington Park Conservation Area.

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08 Oct 2018

Presenting Sexual Abuse Cases

On Thursday, Oliver Saxby QC is to speak at a two-day conference on Child Sexual Exploitation being held for Senior Investigating Officers.

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08 Oct 2018

Grace Cullen and Ian Rees Phillips present Employment Law Update sessions during October

Central Law Training continue to deliver a number of employment law training courses across the country during 2018.

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04 Oct 2018

Murder Defence Underway

The trial of Auremas Vilius and Klaudijus Klimanskis, charged with the murder of a man called Edvardus Barsevicius, began last week. Oliver Saxby QC and John Fitzgerald are representing the first defendant.

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19 Sep 2018

Uber decision to be judicially reviewed

Robert Griffiths QC and Stuart Jessop have been instructed on behalf of a trade association representing Hackney Carriage drivers in London to commence Judicial Review proceedings in respect of a decision to grant Uber London Limited a 15 month licence.

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17 Sep 2018

The Brexit White Paper and environmental considerations

In this article for LexisPSL Public Law, Christopher Badger examines the UK’s Brexit White Paper and asks whether some of the key environmental provisions and considerations go far enough.

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12 Sep 2018

Domestic Violence & Abuse - A Guide for Criminal Lawyers

On 15th November Nina Ellin will present a seminar on Domestic Violence and Abuse for both prosecutors and defence lawyers.

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10 Sep 2018

Acquittal in multi-million pound cocaine importation and supply case

Defendant accused of being the leading figure in an organised crime group has been acquitted on all charges.

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07 Sep 2018

Six Pump Court shortlisted for three awards in the Chambers UK Bar Awards

Six Pump Court is delighted to have been nominated for awards in three categories of the Chambers Bar Awards 2018

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15 Aug 2018

Manslaughter prosecutions of those involved in supplying drugs and legal highs: an analysis

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies recently prosecuted an individual who sold ‘DNP’ slimming pills over the internet for offences of manslaughter in what has been described as a ‘landmark case’.

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