News

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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23 Sep 2019

Cafe restaurant gets premises licence in CIZ

Stuart Jessop successfully represented Church Lane Enterprises Ltd in its application for a premises license in Leyton despite fierce opposition from local councillors.

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20 Sep 2019

Manslaughter sentence appeal - Oliver Saxby QC and Danny Moore defending

The Court of Appeal allows appeal against sentence of a man who killed his brother. Oliver Saxby QC and Danny Moore acted for the defence. Richard Barraclough QC led the prosecution.

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20 Sep 2019

Tom Dunn secures acquittal in attempted murder trial

Tom Dunn, instructed by Bond Joseph Solicitors, has secured the acquittal of Lewis Shaw on a charge of attempted murder following a 4 day trial at Maidstone Crown Court.

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18 Sep 2019

New book on Hackney Carriage Licensing

Six Pump Court is pleased to announce the publication of new book “A Practical Guide to Hackney Carriage Licensing in London” written by Stuart Jessop.

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10 Sep 2019

Deadline approaches for pension schemes

Christopher Badger and Mark Davies have written an article on the implications of amendments to the Occupational Pension Schemes (Investment) Regulations 2005 which require trustees to update their ‘Statement of Investment Principles’ (“SIP”).

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09 Sep 2019

Oliver Saxby QC appointed a Recorder

Oliver Saxby QC has been appointed a Recorder in the latest Recorder Competition.

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30 Aug 2019

Roy Martin QC

It is with great sadness that Six Pump Court announces the passing of Roy Martin QC.

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13 Aug 2019

Murder Conviction in Maids Moreton Trial: Oliver Saxby QC and Mark Davies for the Crown

The trial of Field, Smith and Field finished last Friday with the conviction of the principal defendant, Ben Field, of the murder of the retired English teacher, Peter Farquhar.

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06 Aug 2019

Convictions and Sentence in Birmingham Baby Murders – Oliver Saxby QC and Nina Ellin Prosecuting

The trial of Louise Porton concluded on Thursday with sentence being passed on Friday.

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29 Jul 2019

Supreme Court refers important food safety case to the Court of Justice of the European Union

On 24 July 2019 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in R (on the application of Association of Independent Meat Suppliers and Another) v Food Standards Agency [2019] UKSC 36.

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26 Jul 2019

Stuart Jessop represents Kent Police in judicial review of Dangerous Dogs Destruction Order

The owner of a pit bull dog has failed in a judicial review challenging the decision of Maidstone Crown Court which had ordered the destruction of the dog.

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