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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 in the new 2018 Chambers UK Bar Guide. Barristers at Six Pump Court received 41 individual rankings across twelve practice areas. In

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13 Oct 2017

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 2017

Six Pump Court has been recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 2017 with 57 individual recommendations. This year there were five additional recommendations, as well as set rankings in Crime, Consumer, Environment, Health & Safety and Planning. The twelve areas of law in which

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10 Oct 2017

Inquest concludes shopping centre roof contributed to fatality

The jury in the Tahnie Martin inquest concerning the 29 year old university worker who was killed by a large wooden panel that broke off the roof of a shopping centre in Wolverhampton during Storm Doris in February 2017, have just returned their conclusions. The jury found that the absence of

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06 Oct 2017

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Annual Conference 2017

** NEW VENUE** - Bridgewood Manor Hotel, near Bluebell Hill, Walderslade Woods, Chatham, Kent, ME5 9AX Kent Law Society together with Six Pump Court are hosting the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Annual Conference 2017 which will take place on 21st November in Rochester. This

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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. Robert Griffiths QC is a senior practising Queen’s Counsel who has a multi-disciplinary practice across a range of specialist areas of law. He has appeared in a large number of reported cases, many of

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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. He discusses the reasons for this change and the challenges of studying part-time for a law degree whilst still working and raising a family.

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15 May 2017

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal by neighbours found guilty of blocking right of way and altering boundaries

Nicholas Baldock represented one of two Claimants who brought actions against neighbours who had blocked a right of way and altered boundaries. The Claimant won in the County Court obtaining all the relief sought together with indemnity costs. The Defendants, who were litigants in person at that

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08 May 2017

Changing careers and becoming a barrister

In an interview for The Guardian’s University of Law Partner Zone, Mukhtiar Singh makes the case for a diverse Bar and encourages switching career at any age. Having left school aged 16, Mukhtiar had a career in the police force for over 20 years, during which time he studied part-time for his

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24 Apr 2017

Ian Rees Phillips’ opinion for UK Proptech Association quoted in property trade press

Six Pump Court’s Ian Rees Phillips has prepared an opinion on the business model utilised by online estate agents for the UK Proptech Association, an industry body for technology and property companies and individuals working in or interested in property-related technology. UKPA has released a

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03 Apr 2017

Corporate Social Responsibility as a Legal Duty

In an article published on this website, Frances Lawson discusses whether corporate social responsibility is making a move from ‘soft law’ to ‘hard law’. She comments specifically on recent developments in France where the French Parliament has recently passed a law to shift what is broadly

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06 Mar 2017

Employment Law 2017 Update (6 hours CPD)

Mukhtiar Singh and Ian Rees Phillips have teamed up with Central Law Training to deliver a number of seminars across the country in 2017. This follows on from training provided in previous years by Gordon Menzies and Grace Cullen. There have been numerous changes in Employment Law in the past 12

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02 Nov 2016

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 in Environment and barristers ranked in eleven areas in 2017 Chambers UK Bar Guide

Six Pump Court Chambers is delighted to be ranked as a Band 1 Set in Environment Law along with further Set rankings in Crime, Health & Safety and Planning in the new 2017 Chambers UK Bar Guide . Furthermore barristers at Six Pump Court received 42 individual rankings across eleven practice

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11 Oct 2016

David Travers QC lecturing to Brazilian Judges at ‘Law in Britain’ event

David Travers QC will lecture to visiting Brazilian Judges at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge in an event hosted by Law in Britain. The event will take place from 9th-15th October in Cambridge and will cover the following topics:- Constitutional English Law: the sovereignty of

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07 Oct 2016

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference - 12 October

Six Pump Court and Kent Law Society present a one day Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference. The content will cover all the important developments in the principal areas of law, practice and procedure over the past 12 months. Speakers include Nicholas Baldock, Mukhtiar Singh, Ian

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26 Sep 2016

Seminar: Proving or disproving the existence of an implied Trust of Land

Mukhtiar Singh delivered training last week to recently expanded Aletta Shaw solicitors. The training was focused on cases involving cohabiting couples, where at least one party argues that the legal interests do not reflect the beneficial interests. The training is relevant to property, family and

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14 Sep 2016

Six Pump Court ranked Tier 1 in Environmental Law in Legal 500 (2016)

Six Pump Court is pleased to be ranked a Tier 1 set in Environmental Law and to be ranked as a set in five areas of law in the Legal 500 (2016) which was published today. Overall, Six Pump Court’s barristers are now recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 (2016) overall with 60

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20 Jun 2016

Mukhtiar Singh in the Court of Appeal in contractual dispute involving the locking of a website

Mukhtiar Singh has made his first appearance in the Court of Appeal on behalf of an applicant seeking permission to appeal. The appeal stems from a claim alleging breach of contract against a website design company for locking a website following a dispute about payment. This was a multi-million

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23 May 2016

David Travers QC to participate in the Lex Anglo-Brasil / Bar Council Moot for the Brazilian Judges' Association (AMB) International Congress

Lex Anglo-Brasil, together with the Bar Council of England and Wales, will be holding a Moot Night, as part of the Brazilian Judges' Association (AMB) Second International Congress on 24 May. The event will be attended by the some of the 200 judges visiting the UK for the week-long event. The

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03 Nov 2015

Richard Barraclough QC instructed in appeal by Dutch haulage company against civil penalty under Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Richard Barraclough QC has been instructed in an important appeal by a Dutch haulage company against a civil penalty imposed by the Secretary of State under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. He is instructed to lead Simon Clarke of Messrs Cartwright King of Derby in the Court of Appeal in an

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17 Sep 2015

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 (2015)

Six Pump Court is recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 (2015) with 50 individual recommendations. This year there were twelve additional recommendations and, as well as existing set rankings, Chambers was also additionally ranked as a Set in Crime. The twelve areas of law members

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07 Sep 2015

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference – 6th October

Six Pump Court Chambers and Kent Law Society are delighted to present this one day Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Update. This timely and comprehensive conference will cover all of the important developments in the principal areas of law, practice and procedure over the last 12

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05 May 2015

Six Pump Court welcomes Gordon Wignall to Chambers

Six Pump Court is very pleased to welcome Gordon Wignall who has joined Chambers. Gordon brings to Chambers a wealth of experience and expertise in regulatory and environmental law with a special interest in areas which are within the scope of EU law. Gordon has a thorough knowledge in varied

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21 Apr 2015

Nicholas Baldock represents a Costs Lawyer before the Costs Lawyers Standards Board

Nicholas Baldock has represented a Costs Lawyer before the Costs Lawyers Standards Board. The Costs Lawyer faced numerous complaints from a previous employer. The Costs Lawyers Standards Board does not sit often and its rules and procedures raised numerous issues that had to be addressed.

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17 Mar 2015

Ian Whitehurst instructed in £117 million confiscation case arising from large-scale drugs conspiracy

Ian Whitehurst has been instructed by the defence in a £117 million confiscation case arising from a large-scale drugs conspiracy. The confiscation case arises from a conspiracy to supply Class A drugs in the north west & south west of England. The defendant is a key defendant in the case

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02 Feb 2015

Kristiina Reed joins Six Pump Court

Kristiina Reed joins Six Pump Court following successful completion of pupillage in Chambers. Kristiina has a mixed common law practice with particular expertise in criminal litigation, regulatory crime and family law proceedings. She continues to build on her already considerable expertise in

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