News

12 Feb 2018

Listed building enforcement notice in historic Windsor Conservation Area upheld

A listed building enforcement notice in respect of the Sir Christopher Wren Hotel in the Windsor Conservation Area has just been upheld after a public inquiry.

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06 Feb 2018

Swatting conspiracy charges dropped

Ian Whitehurst instructed by Gary Broadfield at Cartwright King represented a young man accused of being part of a wide ranging online conspiracy involving participants around the globe.

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05 Feb 2018

Sentence in ‘Diminished Responsibility’ Manslaughter - Simon Taylor prosecuting, Oliver Saxby QC defending

The sentence of Richard Kray took place today, the man who killed his 19 year old daughter by strangulation and attempted to kill his ex-wife by the same manner.

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31 Jan 2018

New environmental law video newscast

From January 2018, a monthly video environmental law newscast presented by Christopher Badger, in association with LexisPSL ,will be available on our website.

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29 Jan 2018

Chatham killing - Oliver Saxby QC defends

The case of Joshua Stimpson, charged with the murder of his ex-partner, Molly McLaren, gets underway today.

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26 Jan 2018

Nina Ellin successfully defends ex-policeman of serious sexual assault

A former Detective Inspector facing allegations of serious sexual assault has been acquitted following a trial at Luton Crown Court.

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24 Jan 2018

Murder Acquittal - Oliver Saxby QC Defends

John Buchanan, a 22 year old man from Ramsgate, has been cleared by a jury of murdering an acquaintance, Archie Ward, aged 40.

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22 Jan 2018

Oliver Saxby QC completes closing speech in major sex abuse case

The Crown finished their closing speech in the case of Hussain and others on Friday 12th January, the trial having commenced on 9th October.

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15 Jan 2018

Reduced financial penalty and costs in environmental prosecution

Ian Whitehurst represented a waste company that successfully appealed a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency.

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12 Jan 2018

No renewal of licence for historic Soho Windmill Club

A notorious strip club in west London has failed in its application to Westminster City Council to have its sexual entertainment licence renewed.

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08 Jan 2018

Data breaches, vicarious liability of employers and the impact on the insurance industry

In this article, Ian Whitehurst discusses the likely effect that the recent Morrisons case will have on employers’ internal procedures as well as on their data protection and security measures.

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05 Jan 2018

Pupillage vacancies – October 2018

Six Pump Court is a member of the Pupillage Gateway and invites applications for twelve-month pupillage commencing in October 2018.

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05 Jan 2018

Consumer rights and slow-running Apple software

Following the apology from Apple regarding the company’s admission of deliberately slowing down its software, Ian Whitehurst asks what will be the likely impact on consumers and their rights.

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22 Dec 2017

Measuring progress in the UK towards achieving the UN’s sustainable development goals

In an interview with Lexis PSL, Christopher Badger comments on a recent Office for National Statistics report on the progress being made towards measuring the global Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators in the UK and what other developments we can expect next.

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21 Dec 2017

Mark Watson to be appointed Queen's Counsel

Chambers is delighted to announce that Mark Watson is to be appointed Queen’s Counsel.

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18 Dec 2017

Sentencing trends for health and safety breaches

In an article for Lexis PSL, Nicholas Ostrowski, considers some of the sentencing trends following the introduction of the Definitive Guideline for health and safety offences.

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15 Dec 2017

Leave Granted in Sexual Assault Appeal

D, a man of effective previous good character, had been convicted of historic sexual assaults and had received a sentence of imprisonment. He instructed new solicitors and applied for leave to appeal against his convictions.

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13 Dec 2017

Press Ban Lifted in Sex Abuse Case

The press ban in respect of the major sexual abuse trial being prosecuted by Oliver Saxby QC at Oxford Crown Court has been relaxed so as to permit reporting of various aspects of the case. It is one of the largest of its type ever conducted.

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05 Dec 2017

Ian Thomas elected a Fellow of the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology

Ian Thomas has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT).

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05 Dec 2017

Richard Barraclough QC and John FitzGerald start murder trial

Richard Barraclough QC and John Fitzgerald are representing one of three men accused of beating a homeless Romanian man to death.

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04 Dec 2017

Air pollution law after Brexit

William Upton is addressing the Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference (IAPSC) today on the implications of Brexit on air quality legislation in the UK.

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04 Dec 2017

Christopher Badger wins Real Estate, Environment and Planning Junior of the Year at Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2018

Chambers congratulates Christopher Badger on winning real Estate, Environment and Planning Junior of the Year at the 2018 Legal 500 Bar Awards.

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24 Nov 2017

Six Pump Court receives four nominations in Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2018

Six Pump Court Chambers has received four nominations in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2018 shortlist.

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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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