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17 Nov 2017

Environmental Law Practice Guide 2018: UK Chapter written by Six Pump Court

The Chambers & Partners Environmental Law Global Practice Guide 2018 is now available online. The UK chapter has been written by Six Pump Court barristers

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14 Nov 2017

Legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius (ICJ Advisory Opinion)

Jill Barrett has been invited to chair a BIICL seminar on 11 December 2017.

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13 Nov 2017

Changes to the development management process

William Upton and Frances Lawson will present sessions at an RTPI event entitled "Changes to the development management process" this week.

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10 Nov 2017

Bangor Wharf housing planning appeal

Six Pump Court barristers will represent both parties at an upcoming planning appeal relating to a major housing development on Regent’s Canal, Camden

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08 Nov 2017

Giles Atkinson successfully challenges gypsy status of appellant

Given the breadth of the definition of ‘gypsies and travellers’ in the Government’s Planning Policy for Traveller Sites, it is rare for an appellant asserting gypsy status to be successfully challenged.

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03 Nov 2017

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 Set and barristers ranked in twelve practice areas in 2018 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

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01 Nov 2017

M1 Crash - Oliver Saxby QC Instructed for Crown

Oliver Saxby QC has been instructed to lead the prosecution of the two lorry drivers charged following the fatal crash on the M1 in August.

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01 Nov 2017

The marine environment after Brexit - the UK’s international law obligations

Jill Barrett spoke at a conference hosted by the British Ecological Society and the Marine Biological Association.

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31 Oct 2017

Roy Martin QC successfully represents respondent in Supreme Court planning appeal

Roy Martin QC was successful in resisting an appeal to the UK Supreme Court by Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Development Planning Authority.

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30 Oct 2017

Premises licence appeal success despite immigration offences

Stuart Jessop successfully represented the premises licence holder of a fast food establishment.

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30 Oct 2017

Taking Stock: The State of Food Law and Policy in Canada

David Travers QC has been invited to present at the second national conference on Food Law and Policy in Canada.

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17 Oct 2017

The Charter of the Forest after 800 years – its meaning then and now

The Temple Church will host a Symposium based upon this Charter , which came into being 800 years ago, and two years after the Magna Carta.

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13 Oct 2017

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 2017

Six Pump Court has been recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 (2017) with 57 individual recommendations.

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10 Oct 2017

Inquest concludes shopping centre roof contributed to fatality

The jury in the Tahnie Martin inquest concerning the university worker killed by a large wooden panel that broke off the roof of a shopping centre in Wolverhampton in February 2017, have returned their conclusions.

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10 Oct 2017

David Travers QC to give after dinner speech at RSPH Awards ceremony 2017

David Travers QC has been invited to give the after dinner speech at the Royal Society of Public Health’s 2017 awards ceremony.

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09 Oct 2017

The Balfour Centenary - A Legal Conference

Natasha Hausdorff spoke at a legal conference in London marking the centenary of the Balfour Declaration with Professor Malcolm Shaw, Professor Robbie Sabel, Professor Guglielmo Verdirame and Dr. Gerald Adler.

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09 Oct 2017

Regulatory and Planning Law Conference 2017 (Leeds)

Six Pump Court presents a Regulatory and Planning Law Conference to be held on 20th November in Leeds.

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06 Oct 2017

Investigatory Powers Act and the new oversight regime

In an article for Lexis PSL, Ian Whitehurst explains the role of the new commissioner and considers some of the potential implications of the new regime which oversees the use of investigatory powers by the authorities.

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06 Oct 2017

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Annual Conference 2017

Kent Law Society together with Six Pump Court are hosting the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Annual Conference 2017 which will take place on 21st November in Rochester.

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03 Oct 2017

New Members of Chambers

Six Pump Court Chambers are pleased to announce that Natasha Hausdorff and Mark Davies have been elected to join Six Pump Court Chambers as tenants.

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02 Oct 2017

Megan Thomas represents homeowner in successful High Court appeal where enforcement notice declared a nullity

Megan Thomas succeeded in quashing an enforcement notice on the basis that it was a nullity and no better than waste paper. One of the steps required by the notice was to remove a two storey side extension to a dwelling but no two storey side extension existed.

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26 Sep 2017

Frances Lawson secures negligible fine in asbestos health & safety prosecution

Frances Lawson acted for a building company who were guilty of several omissions under health and safety law in a case concerning the discovery of asbestos during conservatory demolition work.

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15 Sep 2017

Richard Barraclough QC to speak at Wilberforce World Freedom Summit

Richard Barraclough QC has been invited to become a Fellow of the University of Hull Wilberforce Institute.

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12 Sep 2017

Lengthy sentences imposed in sex abuse prosecution

Sentence took place yesterday at Reading Crown Court in the historic interfamilial sex abuse prosecution brought following one of the largest police investigations of its type.

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08 Sep 2017

New book on vulnerable people in the criminal justice system

Simon Taylor is a contributing author to the recently published practitioner text 'Vulnerable People in the Criminal Justice System: A Guide to Law and Practice'.

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