News

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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02 Dec 2019

Consent and expediency: binding non-signatories to international arbitration agreements

Gordon Menzies looks at the approach that is taken in internal commercial arbitration to binding non-signatories to arbitration agreements to the arbitration process.

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29 Nov 2019

Jill Barrett speaks at Polar Law Symposium in Australia

Jill Barrett will be attending the 12th Polar Law Symposium in Australia, an annual gathering of the world’s leading specialists in the law of Antarctica and the Arctic.

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29 Nov 2019

A Practical Guide to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 by Laura Phillips is now available

Fire safety has been at the forefront of the public consciousness since the tragedy at Grenfell Tower. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 is the main piece of legislation dealing with fire safety in premises other than dwellings.

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27 Nov 2019

Oliver Saxby QC nominated for Crime Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards

Oliver Saxby QC shortlisted as Crime Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards.

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27 Nov 2019

Six Pump Court clerking team recognised at the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards

Ryan Barrow has also been shortlisted in the Clerking/Practice Management category of the Legal 500 Bar Awards.

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26 Nov 2019

Old Bailey manslaughter plea accepted - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

A 74 year old man charged with murdering his wife yesterday pleaded guilty to her manslaughter on the basis of diminished responsibility.

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25 Nov 2019

William McBarnet joins Chambers following successful completion of pupillage

Chambers is pleased to welcome William McBarnet to Chambers following successful completion of his pupillage.

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22 Nov 2019

Richard Barraclough QC prosecuting in drugs related murder

Richard Barraclough QC is prosecuting four defendants accused of a pre-meditated murder following an ongoing conflict over the control of illegal drug supplies.

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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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15 Nov 2019

Simon Taylor, Thomas Stern & Lucy Luttman judge at Bar Mock Trial Competition

A regional heat of the Bar Mock Trial Competition 2019/20 was held last weekend at Maidstone Crown Court.

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13 Nov 2019

Chambers welcomes arbitrators Paul McGarry SC and James Clanchy as Associate Members of Six Pump Court's Arbitration Group

Chambers is delighted to welcome esteemed arbitrators Paul McGarry SC and James Clanchy as Associate Members of the Six Pump Court Arbitration Group.

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13 Nov 2019

Giles Atkinson represents local authority in challenge to Planning Inspector’s decision

Giles Atkinson represented the London Borough of Haringey in a successful section 289 challenge to an Inspector’s decision

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04 Nov 2019

Christopher Badger wins Environment/Planning Junior of the Year at Chambers UK Bar Awards

Chambers congratulates Christopher Badger on winning Environment/Planning Junior of the Year at the 2019 Chambers UK Bar Awards.

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28 Oct 2019

Six Pump Court shortlisted for four awards in the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2019

The four nominations are - Crime Silk of the Year: Oliver Saxby QC; Health & Safety Silk of the Year: Stephen Hockman QC; Environment/Planning Set of the Year and Environment/Planning Junior of the Year: Christopher Badger

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28 Oct 2019

Six Pump Court is pleased to welcome Emin Kandola to the Crime Team

Six Pump Court is pleased to announce that Emin Kandola has joined Chambers.

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25 Oct 2019

Richard Barraclough QC secures acquittal of youth charged with attempted murder

Richard Barraclough QC leading Kate Kelleher instructed by Messrs Levales of Aldershot have together secured the acquittal of a 17 year old youth charged with attempted murder.

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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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21 Oct 2019

Sentence in Maids Moreton Murder

Sentence in the case of Ben Field was passed on Friday, following his conviction for the murder of the retired Stowe School teacher, Peter Farquhar.

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11 Oct 2019

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 Set and barristers ranked in eleven practice areas in 2020 Chambers UK Bar Guide

Six Pump Court Chambers is delighted to be ranked as a Band 1 Set with Set rankings in Crime, Consumer Law Environment, Health & Safety and Planning.

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09 Oct 2019

Jill Barrett gives evidence on treaty scrutiny to parliamentary committee

Jill Barrett has submitted written evidence to the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s Inquiry on Parliamentary Scrutiny of Treaties.

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04 Oct 2019

Sheffield baby murder trial commences - Oliver Saxby QC defending

The trial of Jonathan Garner accused of murdering his ex-partner’s 23 month old daughter began yesterday at Sheffield Crown Court.

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04 Oct 2019

Thoughts on Advocacy from the Coal Face – a paper

Richard Barraclough QC draws on his experience of advocacy and discusses his own principles and methods of effectively presenting a case.

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27 Sep 2019

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in eleven areas of law in the Legal 500 2020

Six Pump Court has been recommended in eleven areas of law in the Legal 500 2020 with 59 individual recommendations.

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