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07 Sep 2020

Stuart Jessop acts for Claimants in judicial review of Food Standards Agency decision

Stuart Jessop acted for the Claimants in a judicial review of the FSA's decision to suspend three slaughter-men’s certificate of competence pending criminal proceedings or the decision not to instigate such proceedings.

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07 Sep 2020

Webinar Recording - International Arbitration and Virtual Hearings

Last week, Six Pump Court hosted a webinar dealing with the long-term effect of the Coronavirus on international arbitration.

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04 Sep 2020

David Travers QC interviewed by BBC Radio 4's You & Yours consumer programme

David Travers QC appeared on BBC Radio 4’s flagship consumer programme You & Yours today discussing the problems some customers are having getting refunds for flights cancelled by British Airways.

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03 Sep 2020

Amputee Murder - Oliver Saxby QC and Nina Ellin Prosecuting

A man who killed a wheelchair-bound amputee was sentenced to Life Imprisonment on Tuesday.

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02 Sep 2020

William Upton QC and Mark Davies consider changes to the Use Classes Order and permitted development rights.

Significant changes to the Use Classes Order have been made recently and yet more amendments to the General Permitted Development Order have been added.

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02 Sep 2020

LCIA Arbitration Rules 2020—a heavier touch?

In an article for LexisNexis, James Clanchy considers the new LCIA Arbitration Rules 2020 and their practical implications.

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01 Sep 2020

Strangulation trial - Oliver Saxby QC and Thomas Stern defending

The trial of a man accused of murdering his partner got underway at Maidstone Crown Court last week.

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19 Aug 2020

Nicholas Ostrowski appointed to the Attorney General’s B Panel of Counsel

We are pleased to announce that Nicholas Ostrowski has been appointed to the Attorney General’s B Panel of Counsel.

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19 Aug 2020

New Study of International Commercial Arbitration in the Commonwealth

Robert Griffiths QC of Six Pump Court was part of an expert group who contributed to this new report published by the Commonwealth Secretariat this week.

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12 Aug 2020

Murder conviction - Oliver Saxby QC leading for Crown

A man was convicted yesterday of murder, and sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 20 years.

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04 Aug 2020

David Travers QC named as Food Law Barrister of the Year by Corporate America Today

Corporate America Today has announced the winners of their 2020 Annual Awards.

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28 Jul 2020

International Arbitration and Virtual Hearings – A New Era Dawns

The webinar entitled International Arbitration and Virtual Hearings – A New Era Dawns and will take place on Friday 4th September.

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21 Jul 2020

Hindsight bias in health and safety

In an interview with Lexis Nexis, David Travers QC considers the impact of hindsight bias in health and safety cases, and what can be done to avoid it.

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16 Jul 2020

Attempted murder insanity acquittal - Oliver Saxby QC defending

A 33-year old man of effective previous good character, has been found 'not guilty by reason of insanity’ of the attempted murder of a stranger in May 2019.

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15 Jul 2020

New book on Covid-19 and the law relating to food now available

This new book written by Ian Thomas examines the significant impact that Covid-19 has had on the food industry and food businesses and outlines the changing regulatory landscape.

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13 Jul 2020

Jill Barrett advises new International Agreements Committee of the House of Lords 

In April this year Parliament set up its first ever treaty committee, to improve scrutiny of the UK’s increased treaty-making since leaving the EU.

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10 Jul 2020

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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08 Jul 2020

COVID-19 and international arbitration: a hybrid future?

In a recent article for the New Law Journal, Anthony Connerty assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international arbitration.

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07 Jul 2020

Richard Barraclough QC represents international haulage company in challenge against Essex Police and their powers of seizure

The Chief Constable of Essex has been refused permission to launch a second appeal in this action for negligence after an articulated lorry containing a valuable consignment was left unattended by police officers.

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30 Jun 2020

Covid murder trial underway - Oliver Saxby QC and Danny Moore defending

The trial of a 17-year old charged with murder is underway at Maidstone Crown Court.

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30 Jun 2020

Ian Rees Phillips secures injunction restraining advertisement of winding up petition on the basis of prospective COVID-19 legislation

Ian Rees Phillips secures injunction restraining advertisement of winding up petition on the basis of novel prospective legislation relating to COVID-19 and the impact of coronavirus.

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29 Jun 2020

Birmingham child death - Oliver Saxby QC and Nina Ellin instructed for Crown

Oliver Saxby QC and Nina Ellin have been instructed in the prosecution of Thomas Hughes and Emma Tustin over the death of a six year old child.

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26 Jun 2020

Bogus caller makes over 700 calls to the emergency services costing around half a million pounds

A 27 year old woman was sentenced after pleading guilty to persistently calling the emergency services, and unlawfully wounding a police officer.

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23 Jun 2020

The resolution of art disputes by adjudication - a new way forward

This article by Anthony Connerty looks at two areas of dispute and asks whether adjudication can assist in resolving such disputes.

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16 Jun 2020

Webinar: Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions

On Friday 19th June, Six Pump Court will host a webinar entitled Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions.

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