News March 2013

27 Mar 2013

Mark Harris and Mark Watson have successfully represented the Environment Agency in a test case brought by Thames Water Utilities regarding escapes of sewage onto land

In Thames Water Utilities Ltd v Environment Agency [2013] EWHC 472 (Admin) Mark Harris and Mark Watson have successfully represented the Environment Agency in a test case brought by Thames Water Utilities regarding escapes of sewage onto land. To view the judgement click here

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20 Mar 2013

The murder trial of Sarah Ripley (Oliver Saxby prosecuting and Richard Barraclough QC and John O'Higgins defending) commences

The trial of Sarah Ripley - a 21 year old girl charged with murdering her partner, James Heddington, began on Monday at Canterbury Crown Court. It is expected to last 3-4 weeks. Oliver Saxby is prosecuting and Richard Barraclough QC and John O'Higgins are defending. To read more about the

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15 Mar 2013

Thomas Stern defends one of five indicted for murder

Thomas Stern is representing one of five defendants indicted for murder before the Crown Court at Norwich. The complex trial in which the defendants are accused of the murder of a man outside a pub in Great Yarmouth has now completed it's second week.See below for news coverage on the case:-BBC

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15 Mar 2013

Eleanor Laws QC secures reversal of a ruling regarding a vulnerable witness

Eleanor Laws QC yesterday successfully argued in the Court of Appeal that a terminating ruling declaring a vulnerable witness as incompetent, be reversed. The witness had learning difficulties and required an intermediary and interpreter. The Court of Appeal reversed the ruling and sent the case

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14 Mar 2013

Six Pump Court Chambers shortlisted in the Halsbury's Legal Awards 2013

Six Pump Court Chambers has been shortlisted in the 'Chambers of the Year' category by the Halsbury's Laws Legal Awards 2013. The Halsbury's Legal Awards recognise excellence in the law and great contribution to the legal sector. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 8th May in

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12 Mar 2013

Six Pump Court is pleased to announce Oliver Saxby's appointment as Queen's Counsel

Called to the Bar in 1992, Oliver Saxby has built up a strong criminal practice and has been involved in some of the most sensitive, high profile and demanding cases of recent years. His particular areas of expertise include the fields of homicide and serious sexual abuse. Oliver's appointment

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