News

20 Apr 2018

Can highway land become a Village Green?

William Upton has just completed a village green public inquiry where the applicant disputed the status of the land as highway verge, and also argued that any highway use would not be incompatible with it being a village green as well.

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20 Apr 2018

Fiona Williams joins Six Pump Court

Chambers is pleased to announce that Fiona Williams has joined Chambers Family Law team.

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13 Apr 2018

Spring Statement 2018 - tackling the plastic problem

In a recent interview with Lexis PSL, Christopher Badger considers the government’s recent call for evidence on using the tax system or charges to tackle single-use plastic waste.

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06 Apr 2018

Hiring & Firing Senior Executives - Conference - 21 September 2018

Mukhtiar Singh has teamed up with MBL seminars and leading employment practitioners to provide a conference examining the legal issues surrounding the effective hiring of senior executives and those relating to the termination of their employment.

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29 Mar 2018

Inquiry closes into proposed restriction of Southern Water's abstraction licences on the Rivers Test and Itchen

A public inquiry recently concluded into the Environment Agency's proposed changes to three sets of abstraction licences at the River Test, River Itchen and Candover Stream in Hampshire.

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27 Mar 2018

Anne Williams represents local authority at inquiry into plans to convert a footpath into a cycle track

Anne Williams has successfully appeared on behalf of the London Borough of Waltham Forest at an inquiry into the local authority's plans for the conversion of a public footpath to a cycle track.

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26 Mar 2018

M1 Lorry Drivers Sentenced, Convictions in Oxford Sex Abuse Case and Solicitor Neglect Trial Underway

The two lorry drivers involved in the crash on the M1 which killed eight people and seriously injured a further four were sentenced on Friday.

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26 Mar 2018

John FitzGerald, leading Craig Evans secure acquittal in 'Panorama Case’

John FitzGerald and Craig Evans represented an employee at Medway Secure Training Centre accused of misconduct in public office by assaulting trainees.

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23 Mar 2018

Water quality under pressure

In an article for LexisPSL, Christopher Badger assesses the recent report published by the Environment Agency into the quality of the water supply in England.

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22 Mar 2018

Simon Taylor appointed to CPS Specialist Counter Terrorism Panel

Simon Taylor has been appointed as a Grade 4 advocate on the CPS Specialist Counter Terrorism Panel.

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22 Mar 2018

Treaties, Brexit and the Constitution

Jill Barrett will speak on "Parliament’s role in negotiating, concluding and implementing treaty obligations and the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010".

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19 Mar 2018

Robert Griffiths QC elected to a Fellowship of the Erasmus Forum

Robert Griffiths QC has been elected to a Fellowship of the Erasmus Forum in recognition of his contribution to law, sport and the philosophy of sport.

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16 Mar 2018

Chambers UK Guide to Environmental Law 2018

The Chambers UK Guide to Environmental Law 2018 was published this week. The Guide has been written by members of the Six Pump Court Environmental Law Team.

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13 Mar 2018

Employment Law Update

Following high demand in 2017, Mukhtiar Singh and Ian Rees Phillips, together with Central Law Training, will deliver a number of courses across the country in 2018.

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07 Mar 2018

Convictions in M1 Crash Case

Richard Masierak was yesterday convicted of eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving and four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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06 Mar 2018

The legal dynamics of modern slavery cases

Today Richard Barraclough QC, Fellow of the University of Hull Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation, conducted a workshop for post graduate students at the Institute.

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06 Mar 2018

Acquittal in shooting case

Russell Broughton was accused of a punishment shooting which involved the shooting of a man in the legs with a sawn-off shotgun at point blank range.

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06 Mar 2018

Frances Lawson appointed to join ICC Taskforce

Frances Lawson has been invited to join the International Chambers of Commerce’s Task Force on the Arbitration of Climate Change Related Disputes.

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28 Feb 2018

Latest environmental law video newscast

The latest monthly video environmental law newscast presented by Christopher Badger, in association with LexisPSL , is now available.

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28 Feb 2018

Natasha Hausdorff to speak at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2018

Natasha Hausdorff will be speaking at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2018 in Washington, D.C. next week.

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27 Feb 2018

Environment Agency liable to pay damages for breach of Convention Rights

On 14 February 2018, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in R (Mott) v Environment Agency [2018] UKSC 10.

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23 Feb 2018

M1 Fatal Collision - Oliver Saxby QC Opens for the Crown

The case of Masierak and Wagstaff commenced today at Reading Crown Court. Oliver Saxby QC is prosecuting, leading Peter Shaw.

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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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