News

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

read more

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

read more

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. In their ruling, the judges drew attention to the fact that her husband, Mr Hart, was already a multi-millionaire when they met. Grant Armstrong represented the

read more

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. The case concerned the discharge of undertakings given in a final consent order made in financial remedy proceedings. The Supreme Court granted the

read more

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 (Brick Court Chambers). The Judge - Mr Justice Francis - is considering the future of life support and medical treatment for their 11 month old son in the light of new evidence and

read more

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. They represented the appellate wife. The proceedings can be viewed here. Judgment is

read more

04 Nov 2016

Family Law Update – A Seminar

Six Pump Court presents a Family Law Update Seminar to be held in Maidstone in December to provide an overview of recent changes in family law. More details are below and a flyer for the event is available here Family Law Update – A Seminar Purpose:    This seminar will provide an

read more

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

read more

01 Nov 2016

Science and Justice: The Family Courts

On 3rd December, Caroline Topping will speak at an event hosted by the British Academy of Forensic Sciences entitled 'Science and Justice: The Family Courts'. She will speak on the topic of Non-Accidential Injury within public family law. The event will be divided into three chaired sessions

read more

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

read more

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

read more

03 May 2016

Children of Prisoners: Orphans of Justice?

Kristiina Reed’s article “Children of prisoners: ‘orphans of justice’?" is referenced in a recent article on Halsbury's Law Exchange entitled "The children of parents in prison: who cares?" The article  discusses the rights of the child in the context of parental imprisonment. Kristiina

read more

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

read more

12 Aug 2015

Financial remedy proceedings and variation of undertakings in final orders

Stephen Hockman QC and Jane Campbell appeared for the appellate wife in a case concerning the variation of undertakings in final orders in financial remedy proceedings. The Court held that whilst undertakings can be varied they cannot be varied so as to revisit the primary territory of the

read more

01 Jul 2015

Six Pump Court shortlisted for two awards in the Halsbury Legal Awards 2015

Six Pump Court is delighted to be shortlisted for two awards in the Halsbury Legal Awards 2015. The shortlist, which was announced today includes two nominations for Six Pump Court. Chambers is shortlisted in the Chambers of the Year – London and also Chambers of the Year –

read more

16 Jun 2015

POCA and Ancillary Relief Seminar

Ian Whitehurst and Jane Campbell are presenting a seminar entitled 'POCA and Ancillary Relief'. The seminar will focus on the issue of third party rights in confiscation, and the impact ancillary relief proceedings have on POCA. It will provide an overview of third party spousal rights in

read more

08 Jun 2015

Jane Campbell appointed Deputy District Judge

Six Pump Court Chambers warmly congratulates Jane Campbell on her appointment as Deputy District Judge (Civil).  

read more

20 Feb 2015

Family Drug and Alcohol Courts to be extended across the South East

In an article published on our new Family Law Resources page, Kristiina Reed writes on the new Family Drug and Alcohol Courts (FDAC) which are to be extended to cover Kent and Medway and East Sussex. In her article, Kristiina comments on the operation of the Family Drug and Alcohol Courts and

read more

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

read more

07 Aug 2014

Grant Armstrong represents father in combined habitual residence and contempt case

Grant Armstrong has successfully represented a father in contempt proceedings arising in a long running habitual residence case where a child had been left with paternal relatives abroad. The case is significant in relation to the correct procedures for hearing contempt and because it gives

read more

06 Aug 2014

Six Pump Court welcomes new family tenant Dinah Loeb

Six Pump Court is pleased to welcome Dinah Loeb who joins Chambers. Dinah specialises in family and civil litigation with particular expertise in financial remedies and Children Act work; both public and private. She joins us from August 2014. Dinah was called to the bar in 2004 and has over 20

read more

13 Jun 2014

Jane Campbell writes on the issues surrounding maternal drinking and parental capacity

Jane Campbell has written an article in the June issue of Family Law, which discusses the relationship between alcohol and it's effect on parenting in mothers. Together with Sally Marlow and Colin Drummond of the Alcohol Research Section at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, she

read more

03 Apr 2014

Jane Campbell represents parent in same sex custody case

Jane Campbell has successfully represented an appellant parent in the Court of Appeal in Re G Children [2014] EWCA Civ 336. Judgment was given by Black LJ, sitting with Moses and Kitchen LLJ, on 25 March 2014. The case concerned a same sex couple who have 5 year old twins. The appellant is the

read more

03 Mar 2014

Jane Campbell acts in High Court family case concerning freezing orders

In R v R [2013] EWHC 4244 (Fam), Jane Campbell has acted for a husband in a case concerning a family business where the husband had set up another business after the parties separated which the wife contended was started to compete with the family business. A freezing order containing a restraint

read more

24 Feb 2012

Jane Campbell lectures at the Annual District Judges Meeting (South East Circuit)

Six Pump Court Chambers barrister, Jane Campbell lectured to the Annual District Judges Meeting (South East Circuit) this month. She gave a lecture on the 'Voice of the Child' in family proceedings. To read more about Jane Campbell's family law practice click here

read more