News

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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13 Nov 2017

Changes to the development management process

William Upton and Frances Lawson will present sessions at an RTPI event entitled "Changes to the development management process" this week.

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10 Nov 2017

Bangor Wharf housing planning appeal

Six Pump Court barristers will represent both parties at an upcoming planning appeal relating to a major housing development on Regent’s Canal, Camden

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08 Nov 2017

Giles Atkinson successfully challenges gypsy status of appellant

Given the breadth of the definition of ‘gypsies and travellers’ in the Government’s Planning Policy for Traveller Sites, it is rare for an appellant asserting gypsy status to be successfully challenged.

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03 Nov 2017

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 Set and barristers ranked in twelve practice areas in 2018 Chambers UK Bar Guide

Six Pump Court Chambers is delighted to be ranked as a Band 1 Set with Set rankings in Crime, Consumer Law Environment, Health & Safety and Planning

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01 Nov 2017

M1 Crash - Oliver Saxby QC Instructed for Crown

Oliver Saxby QC has been instructed to lead the prosecution of the two lorry drivers charged following the fatal crash on the M1 in August.

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01 Nov 2017

The marine environment after Brexit - the UK’s international law obligations

Jill Barrett spoke at a conference hosted by the British Ecological Society and the Marine Biological Association.

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31 Oct 2017

Roy Martin QC successfully represents respondent in Supreme Court planning appeal

Roy Martin QC was successful in resisting an appeal to the UK Supreme Court by Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Development Planning Authority.

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30 Oct 2017

Premises licence appeal success despite immigration offences

Stuart Jessop successfully represented the premises licence holder of a fast food establishment.

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