News

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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16 Jun 2017

Ian Whitehurst provides seminar on new CFA to Merseyside Police

Ian Whitehurst will give a seminar to the Financial Crime Unit at Merseyside Police Head Quarters on the new provisions contained in the Criminal Finances Act 2017 on the 28th June 2017 as well as a general review of civil POCA powers.

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12 Jun 2017

Ian Whitehurst instructed to prosecute £1m corporate fraud

Ian Whitehurst has been instructed to prosecute as Leading Counsel a £1 million fraud linked to ongoing High Court civil proceedings concerning allegations of breach of fiduciary duties by a former managing director and theft by former employees.

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12 Jun 2017

‘Piercing the Veil’ - Incorporation and Liability for Environmental Damage: Widening the Net

Six Pump Court presents the third in our series of Environmental and Public Law Seminars to be held this year on Wednesday 12th July.

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05 Jun 2017

Rural housing development and treatment of former agricultural buildings

Giles Atkinson has successfully represented a local planning authority at a combined enforcement notice and planning appeal inquiry into the development of new housing in the countryside.

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26 May 2017

Stephen Hockman QC and Jane Campbell appear in Supreme Court in Birch v Birch

On 22nd May, Stephen Hockman QC and Jane Campbell appeared in the UK Supreme Court in a case concerning the discharge of undertakings given in a final consent order made in financial remedy proceedings.

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26 May 2017

Court of Appeal hears food safety appeal

Stephen Hockman QC, and David Hercock appeared in the Court of Appeal last week in judicial review proceedings on behalf of a trade association and slaughterhouse operator.

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22 May 2017

Six Pump Court Team in Legal Walk 2017

Six Pump Court will be joining the thousands of other walkers later today as part of the London Legal Walk. Our Team of walkers includes Charles Morgan, William Upton, Natasha Hausdorff, Mark Davies, Ryan Barrow, Christina Lienen, Ana Kantzelis and Bridget Tough. We are walking with the Lord

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19 May 2017

Recorded cross-examination of vulnerable witnesses - pilot scheme

Richard Barraclough QC has been engaged in the recorded (Section 28 Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999) cross-examination of a number of witnesses to an alleged murder who are aged under 18 years of age. Section 28 provides for measures designed to support vulnerable witnesses using the

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