News

25 May 2011

CPS Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates

Following publication of the CPS Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates Stephen Hockman QC, the Head of Chambers, approached both the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Attorney General over a number of concerns as to how the scheme would detrimentally affect practitioners at 6 Pump Court....

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19 Jan 2011

On-shore Wind Turbines Dismissed at Appeal

In a climate where commercial on-shore wind farms enjoy considerable national policy support, a Planning Inspector has bucked the trend and refused planning permission for a three turbine scheme near Hilston in East Yorkshire.  The East Riding of Yorkshire Council represented by Megan Thomas, a...

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26 Aug 2010

Stephen Hockman QC wins landmark challenge against the UK

The Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee, an authoritative international tribunal, has released recommendations in a case brought by ClientEarth that should change the way UK courts operate to allow citizens access to environmental justice. The ruling states that the UK's current legal processes...

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04 Aug 2010

Anne Williams - Village Green Inspector

Specialist planning and environmental law barrister at 6 Pump Court Chambers, Anne Williams is sitting as Village Green Inspector in Enfield.

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28 Jul 2010

Sentence passed in Buncefield Trial

6 Pump Court Chambers barrister Stephen Hockman QC represented Total, the French energy giant in the case brought by the Environment Agency and the HSE against the oil companies involved.

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