News

11 Jun 2021

Third Six vacancy

Chambers invites applications from criminal practitioners who have completed pupillage (or who will shortly do so) and seek to establish themselves in practice on the South Eastern Circuit.

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09 Jun 2021

UKELA Conference 14 -18 June

We are delighted to be one of the sponsors once again at this year's event. Members of Six Pump Court will be taking part and presenting some of the sessions.

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07 Jun 2021

Solar Salt Projects in Africa: environmental legal issues

In a paper for a recent webinar, Chris Badger discusses some of the environmental and legal issues that can arise in arbitration disputes, with specific reference to issues that can arise in developing markets.

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04 Jun 2021

Landmark murder conviction - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

On 28 May 2021, Lynda Rickard was convicted of murdering a man called Anthony Sootheran in what the Director of Public Prosecutions, Max Hill QC, described as a ‘legal landmark case’.

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18 May 2021

Solar Salt Projects in Africa – A discussion of the key environmental & legal issues

The next webinar in our international arbitration series will be held on Friday 28th May.

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14 May 2021

Supply of drugs and toxic substances to vulnerable persons - new case direction in Rebelo

Richard Barraclough QC outlines the new case direction that has been made available as a result of the latest appeal in the case of Rebelo.

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14 May 2021

CIETAC and CMAC Arbitration Panels

Anthony Connerty has been re-appointed to the arbitration panel of CIETAC.

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04 May 2021

Ian Thomas awarded the title of Visiting Professor

Ian Thomas has been appointed to the position of Visiting Professor attached to the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences at Ulster University.

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01 May 2021

Continuity of Service - Update

Members of Six Pump court and their clerks are continuing to provide their clients with advice and support through this difficult time.

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28 Apr 2021

Homestead planning inquiry to begin in May

Anne Williams and William McBarnet will represent the Appellant at this four day planning inquiry into the Homestead, a low carbon home in Bothenhampton, Dorset.

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23 Apr 2021

Post Office appeals - Oliver Saxby QC and Ben Irwin for the appellant Carl Page

The Court of Appeal today allowed the appeals against conviction brought by a number of sub-postmasters on both abuse of process limbs, ‘fair trial impossible’ and ‘affront to public conscience to prosecute’.

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20 Apr 2021

Tesco fined £7.5 million for breaches of the “use by date” food legislation

Richard Barraclough QC instructed by Birmingham City Council has brought to an end the long running saga of the Tesco’s “use by date” prosecution concerning three stores in Birmingham.

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16 Apr 2021

Starvation murder - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

The trial of Rickard and others commenced on Tuesday, at Reading Crown Court in front of Mr Justice Wall.

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16 Apr 2021

Robert Griffiths QC instructed in challenge to closure of weekly farmers’ markets in London borough

Robert Griffiths QC has been instructed by Paolo Caldato of Spencer West to represent RMS Markets in relation to the closure of the weekly farmers’ markets at Bishop’s Park and Ravenscourt Park.

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06 Apr 2021

Legal implications of 'no jab, no job'

Gordon Menzies considers the legal implications of ‘no jab, no job’ initiatives by employers and offers a guide to some of the relevant issues.

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31 Mar 2021

Sexual assault acquittal - Oliver Saxby QC defending

A 54 year old professional man of previous good character was yesterday acquitted of three counts of sexual assault at Gloucester Crown Court following a seven day trial.

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30 Mar 2021

Justice John Sackar of New South Wales joins Six Pump Court

Six Pump Court is pleased to welcome Justice John Sackar who joins us as an Associate Member.

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22 Mar 2021

Breaches of Enforcement Notices lead to prosecution

Giles Atkinson represented the defendants who were convicted for breaching listed building enforcement notices.

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19 Mar 2021

A Practical Guide to Environmental Enforcement

Six Pump Court environmental law practitioners Christopher Badger and Stuart Jessop are the authors of a new practical guide to environmental enforcement.

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15 Mar 2021

Megan Thomas and Simon Taylor appointed as Queen's Counsel

Six Pump Court is pleased to announce Megan Thomas and Simon Taylor's appointment as Queen's Counsel today.

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09 Mar 2021

Court of Appeal judgment in R v Rebelo

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies appear for the prosecution in Court of Appeal case.

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26 Feb 2021

High Court rules on approach to stays in enforcement notice cases

Gordon Menzies appeared for the HSE in Shiva Ltd v Boyd.

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19 Feb 2021

Judgement handed down in Crest Nicholson v West Berkshire District Council

David Travers QC and Megan Thomas acted for the successful defendant.

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19 Feb 2021

Family Law Update Webinar - 25th February

Members of Six Pump Court will host this webinar which will provide a timely update on a number of topics relevant to the general family law practitioner.

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09 Feb 2021

International arbitration and climate change webinar

In this masterclass webinar, specialists from Six Pump Court discussed the key trends and issues in climate change litigation and the likely impact of those developments on international arbitration.

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