News

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

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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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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05 Feb 2021

High Court finds very lengthy period of immigration detention lawful

This is the first substantive judicial review to consider returning detainees to India and the weight to be placed on the limited freedoms open to immigration detainees in prison in 2020-2021.

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26 Jan 2021

Danny Moore secures acquittal of his client in £12 million money laundering trial

Danny Moore has secured the acquittal of his client in a £12 million money laundering trial. 

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13 Jan 2021

Libby Squire murder trial - Richard Wright QC prosecuting, Oliver Saxby QC defending

The trial of Pawel Relowicz began yesterday at Sheffield Crown Court.

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12 Jan 2021

Chambers welcomes Noémi Byrd who returns to practice at Six Pump Court

Chambers is delighted to welcome back Noémi Byrd who re-joins our planning team.

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11 Jan 2021

Ben Irwin reappointed to Serious Fraud Office panel

Chambers is delighted to announce that following the 2020 refresh of the Serious Fraud Office panel, Ben Irwin has been reappointed at level ‘B’

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11 Jan 2021

Is environmental regulation fit for purpose?

In this article Gordon Wignall asks to what extent the environmental permitting scheme is fit for purpose.

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21 Dec 2020

Sky Crime documentary - Oliver Saxby QC defending

Sky Crime has featured the case of Stephen Farrow, a man convicted of murdering a retired teacher and a vicar in the west country.

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18 Dec 2020

Nina Ellin prosecutes police officer for child sex offences

Nina Ellin has successfully prosecuted a police officer who was convicted and jailed for sexually abusing a child under 16.

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18 Dec 2020

Chambers is pleased to announce that Megan Thomas and Simon Taylor will be appointed to Silk

Following the announcement of the latest Queen’s Counsel appointments, Chambers warmly congratulates Megan Thomas and Simon Taylor.

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11 Dec 2020

When is food waste not waste?

David Travers QC spoke at a recent food waste webinar hosted by the Institute of Food Science and Technology.

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