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12 May 2022

Five defendants convicted of conspiring to smuggle 35 people into the UK - Nina Ellin and Craig Evans prosecuting

Nina Ellin, leading Craig Evans successfully prosecuted a large people smuggling gang who attempted to smuggle 35 people of all ages into the UK

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11 May 2022

Six Pump Court barristers ranked in Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2022

Members of Chambers have been recognised in the new 2022 edition of Who’s Who Legal (WWL) UK Bar rankings.

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06 May 2022

Richard Wright QC invited to join the UK Covid-19 Inquiry

The Chair of the Inquiry, Baroness Heather Hallett has invited Richard Wright QC to join her legal team supporting the preparation and delivery of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry.

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03 May 2022

UKELA Conference 14 -18 June

On 14th -18th June the UKELA conference will take place and we are delighted to be one of the sponsors once again.

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26 Apr 2022

Dogger Bank marine protection to be increased

Brendon Moorhouse, supporting the Blue Marine Foundation legal challenge, helped secure increased protection for an important Marine Protected Area.

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14 Apr 2022

John FitzGerald, led by Edward Henry QC, secure acquittal in Croydon Crown Court murder trial

John Fitzgerald was instructed by K Singh of Bark & Co.

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06 Apr 2022

James Harrison joins Chambers following successful completion of pupillage

Chambers is pleased to welcome James Harrison who joins us following the successful completion of his pupillage.

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04 Apr 2022

Six Pump Court mourns the loss of Anthony Connerty

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Anthony Connerty. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends. ​

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28 Mar 2022

Ian Rees Phillips secures maximum compensation and costs for claimant in 5-day Employment Tribunal

Ian Rees Phillips secured the maximum compensation and costs for the claimant against “either dishonest or plainly incompetent” accountancy firm.

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08 Mar 2022

International Women's Day 2022 - Six Pump Court Chambers

Six Pump Court is proud to celebrate the women barristers in chambers who practise in all areas of law:

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03 Mar 2022

Judgment in judicial review of Food Standard Agency's approach to transport and hygiene of food

Judgment handed down in a judicial review brought by Higginshaw Abbatoir Ltd and their Director challenging the Food Standards Agency's reliance on Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004.

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25 Feb 2022

EIA Parameter Plans interpreted in line with common sense

Megan Thomas QC acting for Canterbury City Council successfully defended two judicial reviews seeking to challenge the discharge of conditions on an outline planning permission.

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11 Feb 2022

New edition of Halsbury’s Laws of England published with Simon Taylor QC a Consultant Editor

The fifth edition of Volume 47 of Halsbury’s Laws of England has been published by LexisNexis.

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09 Feb 2022

Jill Barrett gives evidence to parliamentary inquiry on international treaty scrutiny

Jill Barrett gives evidence to the parliamentary inquiry on 'The Scrutiny of International Treaties and other international agreements in the 21st century’.

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01 Feb 2022

Richard Barraclough QC defends in murder cases

In R v Fullard, the defendant was charged with attempted murder and firearms offences.

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26 Jan 2022

Walleys Quarry litigation - a commentary

The Walleys Quarry litigation provides insights into areas rarely considered by the Courts in the context of environmental permitting, and the availability of declaratory relief.

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26 Jan 2022

Ben Irwin and Amy Nicholson appointed as Recorders

Congratulations to our colleagues Ben Irwin and Amy Nicholson who have been appointed as Recorders.

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24 Jan 2022

Tenancy opportunities – Criminal Law

Chambers invites applications for tenancy from established practitioners.

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24 Jan 2022

A Practical Guide to Food Law in the United Kingdom - new edition

Written by Ian Thomas, this new edition highlights, and provides a reference point for, some of the major changes to food law in Great Britain following exit from the EU.

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12 Jan 2022

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes murder trial - Nina Ellin prosecuting

Nina Ellin led by Jonas Hankin QC successfully prosecuted Arthur Labinjo-Hughes' step-mother (Tustin) and father (Hughes).

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17 Dec 2021

Steven Walker QC appointed to the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s List of Arbitrators

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is one of the world's leading dispute resolution organisations.

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13 Dec 2021

Continuity of Service - Update

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

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13 Dec 2021

Robert Griffiths QC and Nicola Strachan called to the Bar of Seychelles

Robert Griffiths QC and Nicola Strachan were called to the Bar of Seychelles in December and appeared in the Supreme Court of Seychelles in a major civil dispute arising out of the Seychelles Civil Code.

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07 Dec 2021

Steven Walker QC appointed arbitrator member of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA)

Steven Walker QC has been appointed arbitrator member of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration

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30 Nov 2021

Six Pump Court barristers listed in Who’s Who Legal UK Bar 2021

Stephen Hockman QC, David Hercock and Christopher Badger are been included in the WWL UK Bar 2021 list of leading barristers in Environmental Law.

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