News

12 Feb 2020

Trial in the toxic slimming capsule case

Richard Barraclough QC, leading Gordon Menzies has today opened for the Crown in the prosecution of Bernard Rebelo in his retrial for the manslaughter of Eloise Parry.

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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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17 Jan 2020

Supply of DNP and manslaughter prosecutions: an update

Richard Barraclough QC has been asked to advise on a further prosecution following the death of a consumer who, having taken DNP died in distressing circumstances.

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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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18 Dec 2019

Mock Trial – Food Allergy Prosecution

Stuart Jessop will be acting in this mock sentencing hearing of a food allergy prosecution organised by Food Allergy Aware in associate with Blake Morgan LLP.

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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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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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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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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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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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10 Jul 2019

David Travers QC and Richard Banwell represent Biffa Waste Services Limited in transfrontier shipment case

The case involved an allegation of export of waste to China a non-OECD country, contrary to Article 36 of the Waste Shipment Regulation.

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28 Jun 2019

Six Pump Court barristers recognised in the Best Lawyers in the UK 2020

Stephen Hockman QC, David Travers QC, William Upton QC and Mark Harris feature in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom.

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31 May 2019

Supreme Court grants permission in R v Highbury Poultry Farm Produce Limited

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock, instructed by Hannah Leese of Roythornes Solicitors, act on behalf of Highbury Poultry Farm Produce Limited.

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29 Apr 2019

Playing catch-up: the new White Paper on online harms

In this article, Gordon Menzies reviews the Government's approach and proposals to dealing with online harms following the death of Molly Russell.

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03 Apr 2019

Ten new appointments to the Regulatory List

Six Pump Court are pleased to announce that more of our members have been appointed to the Panel of Specialist Regulatory Advocates.

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01 Apr 2019

Mock food allergy prosecution and sentence presented to the food industry

Stuart Jessop took part in this mock prosecution at an event hosted by Blake Morgan LLP and Food Allergy Aware UK.

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28 Mar 2019

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock succeed in the Court of Appeal in reducing a fine for health and safety offences by £420,000

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock successfully represented the Appellant in an appeal against sentence in Faltec Europe Limited v Health and Safety Executive.

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25 Mar 2019

Gambling Commission fine reduced by millions

Mark Watson QC and Stuart Jessop instructed by Pinsent Masons successfully assisted a very large gambling company in substantially reducing initial fine imposed by the Gambling Commission.

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18 Mar 2019

Richard Barraclough QC successfully prosecutes illegal money lending enterprise

Richard Barraclough QC prosecuted an unlicensed business to business money lending enterprise where over £4 million of mixed monies passed through the accounts.

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07 Mar 2019

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock appear in the Supreme Court in important food safety case

On 5 March 2019 Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock appeared in the Supreme Court on behalf of the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers.

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05 Mar 2019

Stephen Hockman QC and Mark Watson QC succeed in appeal against sentence in asbestos exposure case

Stephen Hockman QC and Mark Watson QC have been successful in an appeal against a sentence in a case concerning exposure to asbestos.

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27 Feb 2019

Keeping International Travellers Healthy on Land and at Sea - meeting the public health challenges

David Travers QC will speak at a Conference hosted by the Royal Society for Public Health concerning welfare within the international travel industry.

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25 Feb 2019

Director and company convicted of toy safety offences

A company director of a toy importer has been convicted along with the company itself after a trial alleging offences under the Toy Safety Regulations and the REACH Regulations.

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25 Feb 2019

Reduction in fine for waste company

Stuart Jessop has successfully represented a waste company in its appeal against a sentenced imposed on it in respect of depositing waste without a permit.

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