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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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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24 Apr 2020

Group litigation and solicitor disputes

In this short article, Gordon Wignall looks at some of the lessons which can be learnt from disputes between solicitors wanting to progress group litigation.

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17 Apr 2020

Litigation funding: a new reality post-Chapelgate

Gordon Wignall discusses the position of funding in England and Wales post-Chapelgate, where the automatic protection of the Arkin 'cap' was lifted.

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08 Apr 2020

Vicarious liability (and data protection): two cases

Morrisons, heard recently in the Supreme Court concerns vicarious liability for a rogue data controller. Together with another Supreme Court case, Barclays Bank, these two cases cover all the key issues.

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07 Apr 2020

Case management of confidentiality rings in competition cases

Confidentiality rings in competition cases have become an area of vigorous trench warfare.

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07 Feb 2020

Climate change nuisance litigation: a potential US export

The emergence of climate change litigation as a species of common law nuisance claims has been a feature of the US legal system for some time.

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15 Jan 2020

Climate change and nuisance law: II – the role of the local authority

Can the law of nuisance be used to obtain compensation for the consequences of climate change?

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10 Dec 2019

Climate change and nuisance law

Can the law of nuisance can be used as a restraint on the causes of climate change? This is the first in a series of briefings by Gordon Wignall.

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06 Dec 2019

New online guide to the Law of Nuisance by Gordon Wignall

Gordon Wignall has made available on-line a Short Guide to the Law of Nuisance for the benefit of those who are contemplating bringing, or are facing, proceedings in private nuisance, public nuisance or statutory nuisance.

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18 Nov 2019

Dublin International Arbitration Day Conference 2019

Six Pump Court members Paul McGarry SC, Gordon Wignall and Natasha Hausdorff attended the International Arbitration Day Conference in Dublin last week.

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25 Oct 2019

Gordon Wignall called to the Bar of Ireland

On 10 October Gordon Wignall was admitted to the degree of barrister-at-law in Ireland, and then admitted the next day in the Supreme Court to the Irish Bar.

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06 Jun 2018

Regulatory Law Conference 2018 (Birmingham)

Six Pump Court will present a Regulatory Law Conference on 13th July in Birmingham.

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16 Mar 2018

Chambers UK Guide to Environmental Law 2018

The Chambers UK Guide to Environmental Law 2018 was published this week. The Guide has been written by members of the Six Pump Court Environmental Law Team.

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17 Nov 2017

Environmental Law Practice Guide 2018: UK Chapter written by Six Pump Court

The Chambers & Partners Environmental Law Global Practice Guide 2018 is now available online. The UK chapter has been written by Six Pump Court barristers

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09 Oct 2017

Regulatory and Planning Law Conference 2017 (Leeds)

Six Pump Court presents a Regulatory and Planning Law Conference to be held on 20th November in Leeds.

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12 Jun 2017

‘Piercing the Veil’ - Incorporation and Liability for Environmental Damage: Widening the Net

Six Pump Court presents the third in our series of Environmental and Public Law Seminars to be held this year on Wednesday 12th July.

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16 May 2017

Flood Defence and Pollution Control: Statutory Powers and Compensation

Six Pump Court presents the second in our series of environmental and public law seminars to be held this year: Flood Defence and Pollution Control: Statutory Powers and Compensation Flood damage is an increasing threat. A variety of statutory powers are entrusted to the Environment Agency,...

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07 Oct 2016

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference - 12 October

Six Pump Court and Kent Law Society present a one day Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference. The content will cover all the important developments in the principal areas of law, practice and procedure over the past 12 months. Speakers include Nicholas Baldock, Mukhtiar Singh, Ian...

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18 Jul 2016

Enforcement of Environmental Law - Conference for Solicitors

On Monday 18th July 2016, Stephen Hockman QC, Gordon Wignall and Christopher Badger will be among the speakers at a conference on the enforcement of environmental law, to be held for the benefit of the City of London Solicitors’ Society at the offices of Slaughter and May. The topics to be...

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17 Jun 2016

UKELA Annual Conference 2016

The UKELA Annual Conference is taking place in Brighton between Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd July 2016. The theme is  'From Global to Local' - how international environmental law affects UK practice in energy, infrastructure, nature conservation, planning, marine and regulation. Stephen Hockman QC...

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15 Jun 2016

Private Nuisance Litigation Masterclass - Seminar

Our series of Masterclass Environmental Law Seminars continues next month with a second seminar,  Private Nuisance Litigation Masterclass to be held on 11th July. The first of these seminars was entitled Environmental Permitting Masterclass and was held on 29th June. Second Masterclass...

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07 Jun 2016

Environmental Permitting Masterclass - Seminar

Six Pump Court presents the first in our short series of ‘Masterclass’ Environmental Law Seminars to be held this summer: Environmental Permitting Masterclass: ‘Hot’ Topics and Brexit/Remain Reaction *PLEASE NOTE - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED* The purpose of this seminar will be...

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20 Apr 2016

New website on the Law of Environmental Permitting and Enforcement

Gordon Wignall of 6 Pump Court has set up a new website and legal resource for clients facing the prospect of regulatory enforcement or civil claims.  It provides practical information and news about environmental permitting, pollution prevention and control, together with guidance and assistance...

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08 Oct 2015

Liability and Remedies in Land and Water Contamination Claims : A Seminar

Six Pump Court presents the third in our series of environmental law seminars to be held this year: Liability and Remedies in Contamination Claims (Land and Water): Maximising your Client’s Recovery and Minimising Your Risk Speakers: Richard Barraclough QC, Nicholas Baldock, William Upton,...

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