News

22 Aug 2011

Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls: Improving Responses to Rape and Sexual Assault. A Public Policy Exchange Symposium

6 Pump Court Chambers barrister, Eleanor Laws QC is to speak at the forthcoming Public Policy Exchange Symposium 'Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls: Improving Responses to Rape and Sexual Assault' on Wednesday 28th September in central London. The aim of this conference is to provide a

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27 Jun 2011

6 Pump Court welcomes changes to the DPP's proposed Advocates Panel Scheme

In April the DPP published a proposed Advocates Panel Scheme. Whilst 6 Pump Court never opposed the introduction of such a scheme in principle,  there were significant problems with the scheme proposed which could have led to members of Chambers losing elements of prosecution practices which they

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27 May 2011

EU Waste Framework Directive Seminar - July 2011

David Travers QC will be addressing the EELA Seminar on the new "EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD) and its Transposition by EU Member States, and Potential Impacts on the Regulated Community" (Supported by CHWMEG Inc) at Oriel College Oxford on the 1st and 2nd July 2011. He will be

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25 May 2011

CPS Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates

Following publication of the CPS Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates Stephen Hockman QC, the Head of Chambers, approached both the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Attorney General over a number of concerns as to how the scheme would detrimentally affect practitioners at 6 Pump Court.

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19 Jan 2011

On-shore Wind Turbines Dismissed at Appeal

In a climate where commercial on-shore wind farms enjoy considerable national policy support, a Planning Inspector has bucked the trend and refused planning permission for a three turbine scheme near Hilston in East Yorkshire.  The East Riding of Yorkshire Council represented by Megan Thomas, a

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26 Aug 2010

Stephen Hockman QC wins landmark challenge against the UK

The Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee, an authoritative international tribunal, has released recommendations in a case brought by ClientEarth that should change the way UK courts operate to allow citizens access to environmental justice. The ruling states that the UK's current legal processes

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04 Aug 2010

Anne Williams - Village Green Inspector

Specialist planning and environmental law barrister at 6 Pump Court Chambers, Anne Williams is sitting as Village Green Inspector in Enfield.

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28 Jul 2010

Sentence passed in Buncefield Trial

6 Pump Court Chambers barrister Stephen Hockman QC represented Total, the French energy giant in the case brought by the Environment Agency and the HSE against the oil companies involved.

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