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14 Feb 2020

London maritime arbitration: an influencer for the 2020s

In this article for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, James Clanchy makes the case that maritime arbitration is the quintessence of international commercial arbitration.

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13 Feb 2020

Air safety case - Oliver Saxby QC defending

A 26-year old woman was sentenced yesterday at Chelmsford Crown Court for offences of endangering the safety of persons on an aircraft.

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12 Feb 2020

Trial in the toxic slimming capsule case

Richard Barraclough QC, leading Gordon Menzies has today opened for the Crown in the prosecution of Bernard Rebelo in his retrial for the manslaughter of Eloise Parry.

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11 Feb 2020

Nicholas Baldock speaks at the annual Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Conference

Nicholas Baldock spoke at the 5th Annual Abdominal Wall Reconstruction (AWR) Europe 2020 organized by MA Healthcare Limited held last week at the Royal College of Physicians.

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07 Feb 2020

Climate change nuisance litigation: a potential US export

The emergence of climate change litigation as a species of common law nuisance claims has been a feature of the US legal system for some time.

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31 Jan 2020

Przemysław Krzywosz joins Six Pump Court

Six Pump Court Chambers is pleased to welcome Przemysław Krzywosz, further enhancing our growing capability in international arbitration.

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28 Jan 2020

Six Pump Court is pleased to support the launch of WLAM in Kent

Six Pump Court, along with Tuckers Kent and Mason Solicitors will be sponsoring the launch of WLAM in Kent on 5th March.

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27 Jan 2020

Starvation murder - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

The trial of Lynda Rickard and others began this week at Reading Crown Court.

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27 Jan 2020

Police liability case – High Court judgment

On 23 January Mrs Justice Elizabeth Laing handed down an important police liability judgement in the High Court in London.

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27 Jan 2020

Steven Walker QC joins Six Pump Court

Chambers is pleased to welcome Steven Walker QC who will complement and enhance our growing capability in international arbitration.

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17 Jan 2020

Supply of DNP and manslaughter prosecutions: an update

Richard Barraclough QC has been asked to advise on a further prosecution following the death of a consumer who, having taken DNP died in distressing circumstances.

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15 Jan 2020

Terrorism Charge - Oliver Saxby QC instructed

Oliver Saxby QC has been instructed to represent one of three men charged with terrorism offences.

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15 Jan 2020

Climate change and nuisance law: II – the role of the local authority

Can the law of nuisance be used to obtain compensation for the consequences of climate change?

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15 Jan 2020

County lines drugs murder case concludes

Four county lines drug dealers have been convicted in a case prosecuted by Richard Barraclough QC and Danny Moore.

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13 Jan 2020

Maids Moreton Murder - Catch A Killer Documentary

The trial of Ben Field features in tonight’s episode of the Catch A Killer documentary on Channel 4.

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08 Jan 2020

24 hours in Police Custody – Channel 4 series

A Channel 4 series called 24 Hours in Police Custody is running a two part special on a murder case in which one of the defendants was represented by Richard Barraclough QC

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18 Dec 2019

Mock Trial – Food Allergy Prosecution

Stuart Jessop will be acting in this mock sentencing hearing of a food allergy prosecution organised by Food Allergy Aware in associate with Blake Morgan LLP.

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10 Dec 2019

Climate change and nuisance law

Can the law of nuisance can be used as a restraint on the causes of climate change? This is the first in a series of briefings by Gordon Wignall.

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06 Dec 2019

New online guide to the Law of Nuisance by Gordon Wignall

Gordon Wignall has made available on-line a Short Guide to the Law of Nuisance for the benefit of those who are contemplating bringing, or are facing, proceedings in private nuisance, public nuisance or statutory nuisance.

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02 Dec 2019

Consent and expediency: binding non-signatories to international arbitration agreements

Gordon Menzies looks at the approach that is taken in internal commercial arbitration to binding non-signatories to arbitration agreements to the arbitration process.

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29 Nov 2019

Jill Barrett speaks at Polar Law Symposium in Australia

Jill Barrett will be attending the 12th Polar Law Symposium in Australia, an annual gathering of the world’s leading specialists in the law of Antarctica and the Arctic.

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29 Nov 2019

A Practical Guide to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 by Laura Phillips is now available

Fire safety has been at the forefront of the public consciousness since the tragedy at Grenfell Tower. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 is the main piece of legislation dealing with fire safety in premises other than dwellings.

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27 Nov 2019

Oliver Saxby QC nominated for Crime Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards

Oliver Saxby QC shortlisted as Crime Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards.

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27 Nov 2019

Six Pump Court clerking team recognised at the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards

Ryan Barrow has also been shortlisted in the Clerking/Practice Management category of the Legal 500 Bar Awards.

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26 Nov 2019

Old Bailey manslaughter plea accepted - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

A 74 year old man charged with murdering his wife yesterday pleaded guilty to her manslaughter on the basis of diminished responsibility.

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