News

04 Sep 2017

Settlement in £9 million tetraplegia claim

Richard Barraclough QC instructed by Mr Joe McManus of Messrs Kennedys has advised and represented the defence in a £9 million tetraplegia claim.

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01 Sep 2017

Judgment in Hart v Hart case

In Thursday's judgment, the Court of Appeal denied a wife's bid for a higher divorce payout from her multi-millionaire husband.

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31 Aug 2017

Christopher Badger shortlisted in the 2017 Chambers UK Bar Awards for Environmental Junior of the Year

Christopher Badger has been shortlisted in the ‘Environment/Planning: Junior of the Year’ category of the 2017 Chambers UK Bar Awards.

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25 Aug 2017

Richard Barraclough QC defends 17 year old acquitted of murdering ‘love rival’

The jury returned in the Leeds Crown Court and acquitted a 17 year old of murdering Irfan Wahid.

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24 Aug 2017

Further support for the OAN and 5 year housing land supply in West Berkshire

A further Inspector has found that West Berkshire District Council is measuring its 5 year housing land supply against an appropriate OAN, that it has not been persistently under - delivering and that it has a 5 year housing land supply.

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23 Aug 2017

Ben Irwin appointed to the Serious Fraud Office panel

Chambers is pleased to announce that the Director of the Serious Fraud Office has appointed Ben Irwin to the SFO ‘B’ panel.

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07 Aug 2017

Shooting Case Plea Results in Attempted Murder and GBH Acquittal

The case of David Jeffers was resolved last week when the Crown accepted a plea to a firearms offence, leading to Jeffers’ acquittal on the counts of attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

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04 Aug 2017

Oliver Saxby QC begins Manchester Shooting Trial

The trial of David Jeffers began at Manchester Crown Court on Monday. Mr Jeffers is charged with the attempted murder of a woman in a hotel.

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02 Aug 2017

Secretary of State dismisses appeal for two large housing schemes

The Communities Secretary finds that West Berkshire District Council has a 5 year housing land supply.

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02 Aug 2017

Six Pump Court welcomes two new members to Chambers

Six Pump Court is pleased to welcome Robert Griffiths QC and Nicola Strachan to Chambers.

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01 Aug 2017

Supreme Court allows wife’s appeal in Birch v Birch

Stephen Hockman QC and Jane Campbell represented the appellate wife in the case of Birch v Birch heard in the UK Supreme Court earlier this year.

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24 Jul 2017

Maritime Delimitations and Hydrocarbon Resources in Central America and the Caribbean

Jill Barrett spoke at a conference on Maritime Delimitations and Hydrocarbon Resources in Central America and the Caribbean.

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24 Jul 2017

Changing careers for a life at the Bar

In an interview for the newly launched Lawyer Portal, Mukhtiar Singh speaks about his decision to change career later in life to practise as a barrister.

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19 Jul 2017

Convictions in Historic Familial Sex Abuse Case

After over two weeks in retirement, the jury in the familial sex abuse case being prosecuted by Oliver Saxby QC leading Georgina Gibbs at Reading Crown Court have returned their verdicts.

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14 Jul 2017

Grant Armstrong representing parents of Charlie Gard in the High Court

Grant Armstrong is currently representing the parents of Charlie Gard in the High Court with Gerard Rothschild

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11 Jul 2017

The use of cost benefit analysis in environmental regulation

In a recent article for the Journal of Water Law, Charles Morgan addresses the challenges of cost-benefit analysis in the context of environmental regulation and private nuisance claims.

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10 Jul 2017

David Travers QC led Mark Watson in the defence of Martinisation London Ltd at Old Bailey 

David Travers QC and Mark Watson represented Martinisation London Limited after the company was accused of corporate manslaughter and associated health and safety offences.

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10 Jul 2017

'Wind in the Willows' murder trial features in Channel 4 documentary

The trial of Michael Danaher - prosecuted by Oliver Saxby QC and Michael Roques - is the centrepiece of tonight’s instalment of the Channel 4 documentary series, ‘Catching a Killer’.

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06 Jul 2017

Baby death - Oliver Saxby QC and Danny Moore defend

The trial of Katherine Cox and Danny Shepherd began on Monday at Maidstone Crown Court before Mr Justice Stuart-Smith.

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04 Jul 2017

Chambers welcomes new criminal practitioner Ben Irwin

The members of 6 Pump Court are pleased to announce that Ben Irwin has accepted an invitation of tenancy with Chambers. He joins the Criminal Team with immediate effect.

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04 Jul 2017

David Travers QC lectures in Brazil on food fraud and integrity issues

David Travers QC has returned from a trip to Brazil organised by the Bar Council in collaboration with the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil and Lex Anglo Brasil.

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30 Jun 2017

London taxi driver acquitted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving

A London taxi driver represented by Thomas Stern has been acquitted of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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29 Jun 2017

William Upton and Megan Thomas speaking at RTPI Planning Law Update Conference

William Upton and Megan Thomas are speaking at the RTPI Planning Law Update Conference in London today.

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26 Jun 2017

CTSI Conference 2017 – Sentencing in Food Cases

Members of the Six Pump Court Chambers Food Law Team will host a session at the CTSI Conference taking place this week in Harrogate.

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22 Jun 2017

Crown’s Case Closes in Historic Familial Sexual Abuse Prosecution

The Crown closed its case yesterday in the prosecution of four persons charged with multiple allegations of rape, sexual assault and child cruelty. Oliver Saxby QC is leading for the Crown.

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