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17 Jun 2019

How can Courts and Tribunals help to minimise climate change

As part of the UN Climate Change Conference taking place in Bonn this month, Stephen Hockman QC will be chairing a session entitled ‘How can Courts and Tribunals help to minimise climate change’.

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14 Jun 2019

Richard Barraclough QC acting in gangland murder trial

Richard Barraclough QC is currently engaged in this gang murder trial at Leeds Crown Court.

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04 Jun 2019

Environmental Audit Committee raises concerns over draft Environment (Governance and Principles) Bill

In an article for Lexis PSL, Christopher Badger discusses the Environmental Audit Committee’s report following its pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Environment (Governance and Principles) Bill.

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31 May 2019

Supreme Court grants permission in R v Highbury Poultry Farm Produce Limited

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock, instructed by Hannah Leese of Roythornes Solicitors, act on behalf of Highbury Poultry Farm Produce Limited.

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24 May 2019

Bar Council Senior Lawyers Training Scheme for Chinese lawyers

Six Pump Court is pleased to have been selected to deliver a seminar for Senior Chinese lawyers as part of the inaugural Bar Council Senior Lawyers Training Scheme.

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20 May 2019

Alcohol and head injuries

Richard Barraclough QC writes on the dangers of a relatively minor assault to the head of an intoxicated victim and the possibility that just a small impact may cause death.

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08 May 2019

Six Pump Court is pleased to welcome Anthony Connerty to Chambers

Six Pump Count is pleased to announce that Anthony Connerty has joined Chambers. Anthony specialises in the field of commercial dispute resolution.

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07 May 2019

Maids Moreton murder trial - Oliver Saxby QC leading for Crown

The trial of Field, Smyth and Field began last Tuesday at Oxford Crown Court. The three face allegations relating to five victims.

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07 May 2019

Jill Barrett consulted by Parliamentary Committees on Treaty Scrutiny

Jill Barrett has submitted written evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution's Inquiry on Parliamentary Scrutiny of Treaties, at the request of the Committee.

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01 May 2019

Catherine Donnelly secures conviction in Maidstone murder case

Catherine Donnelly, acting for the CPS has secured the murder conviction of Trevor Brazier who has been found guilty of strangling a homeless man.

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01 May 2019

Stephen Hockman QC ranked in the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal

Stephen Hockman QC has been included in the Who’s Who Legal (WWL) UK Bar rankings within the Environment sector, and in the most highly regarded top two silks in this area.

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29 Apr 2019

Playing catch-up: the new White Paper on online harms

In this article, Gordon Menzies reviews the Government's approach and proposals to dealing with online harms following the death of Molly Russell.

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17 Apr 2019

Death by dangerous driving suspended sentence - Oliver Saxby QC defending

Last Friday at Chester Crown Court, 89-year old Albert Pentall was sentenced to a 16-month custodial sentence suspended for 2 years following the death in a road accident of a 48-year old wife and mother of two.

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16 Apr 2019

Nina Ellin prosecutes lorry driver convicted of causing death by dangerous driving

The lorry driver was convicted of causing death by dangerous driving. He had been watching a TV programme on his phone whilst driving an HGV.

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10 Apr 2019

Murder acquittal - Oliver Saxby QC defending

A man charged with involvement in the Rochester Bridge killing has been acquitted of murder after a 3-week trial.

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03 Apr 2019

Ten new appointments to the Regulatory List

Six Pump Court are pleased to announce that more of our members have been appointed to the Panel of Specialist Regulatory Advocates.

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01 Apr 2019

Mock food allergy prosecution and sentence presented to the food industry

Stuart Jessop took part in this mock prosecution at an event hosted by Blake Morgan LLP and Food Allergy Aware UK.

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01 Apr 2019

Six Pump Court barristers ranked in Planning Law Survey 2019

Members of Six Pump Court have been included in the rankings of the most highly regarded planning barristers published in the latest Planning Law Survey.

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01 Apr 2019

Rochester Bridge murder trial - Oliver Saxby QC defending

The trial of Levi Webb is entering its closing stages. Mr Webb is charged with the murder of Peter Beale, found stabbed to death under Rochester Bridge in Kent last year.

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28 Mar 2019

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock succeed in the Court of Appeal in reducing a fine for health and safety offences by £420,000

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock successfully represented the Appellant in an appeal against sentence in Faltec Europe Limited v Health and Safety Executive.

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27 Mar 2019

Stuart Jessop acts for objector in central London sexual entertainment venue licence renewal hearing

Stuart Jessop, instructed by Woods Whur solicitors, represented the objector who opposed the renewal of the sexual entertainment venue licence for Platinum Lace.

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25 Mar 2019

Gambling Commission fine reduced by millions

Mark Watson QC and Stuart Jessop instructed by Pinsent Masons successfully assisted a very large gambling company in substantially reducing initial fine imposed by the Gambling Commission.

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25 Mar 2019

Sentencing in Post Office fraud case

Richard Barraclough QC, leading Simon Clarke represented the prosecution of a former director who had been defrauding the Post Office.

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18 Mar 2019

Richard Barraclough QC successfully prosecutes illegal money lending enterprise

Richard Barraclough QC prosecuted an unlicensed business to business money lending enterprise where over £4 million of mixed monies passed through the accounts.

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18 Mar 2019

International Court of Justice’s Advisory Opinion on the Chagos Islands: Seminar

Jill Barrett will chair a rapid response seminar today to discuss the International Court of Justice’s Advisory Opinion on the Chagos Islands.

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