News

02 Nov 2018

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 Set and barristers ranked in twelve practice areas in 2019 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 in the new 2019 Chambers UK Bar Guide.

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30 Oct 2018

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 2019

Six Pump Court has been recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 2018 with 59 individual recommendations.

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26 Oct 2018

Six Pump Court wins Health & Safety Set of the Year at Chambers UK Bar Awards

Last night at the Chambers UK Bar Awards, Six Pump Court was delighted to be named as the Health & Safety Set of the Year.

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07 Sep 2018

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

Six Pump Court is delighted to have been nominated for awards in three categories of the Chambers Bar Awards 2018

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15 Aug 2018

Manslaughter prosecutions of those involved in supplying drugs and legal highs: an analysis

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies recently prosecuted an individual who sold ‘DNP’ slimming pills over the internet for offences of manslaughter in what has been described as a ‘landmark case’.

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01 Aug 2018

New book on food law by Ian Thomas

Six Pump Court is pleased to announce the publication of "A Practical Guide to the Law Relating to Food", written by Ian Thomas.

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30 Jul 2018

Sentencing in fire safety offences

In R v Butt EWCA Crim 1617, the Court of Appeal sets out the correct approach to sentencing in fire safety offences.

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05 Jul 2018

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies appear in 'deadly' slimming pills case

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies instructed by Harrow Council successfully prosecuted an individual who sold ‘DNP’ slimming pills over the internet for offences of manslaughter in what has been described as a ‘landmark case’.

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02 Jul 2018

Court of Appeal ruling on the meaning of the term “recovery”

Neal Soil Suppliers Limited & Others v Natural Resources Wales [2017] EWCA Crim 645 involved an appeal arising from a Crown Court ruling in the course of a preparatory hearing in relation to the meaning of the term “recovery”.

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29 Jun 2018

New monthly audio environmental law news podcast

The latest update in our series of monthly environmental law updates (in association with LexisPSL) now comes as a free audio podcast.

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15 Jun 2018

David Travers QC to speak at the Global Food Law Current Issues Conference

David Travers QC will speak at MSU’s Global Food Law Current Issues Conference next week at Michigan State University’s prestigious College of Food Law.

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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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29 May 2018

European Commission proposes new measures to tackle e-crime

In an article for Lexis PSL, Ian Whitehurst considers the new proposals set out by the European Commission designed to ‘curtail the space in which terrorists and criminals operate’.

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15 May 2018

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies prosecute case involving death of woman from slimming pills

On 14th May Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies began the prosecution of three individuals charged with manslaughter.

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27 Apr 2018

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock successful in the Court of Appeal

Stephen Hockman QC and David Hercock represented the appellant company and successfully overturned a conviction for an alleged offence under the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) Regulations 2010.

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23 Apr 2018

Consumer product information, labelling and the role of the regulator

Members of the Six Pump Court’s Food Law Team will host a session at this year’s CTSI Symposium.

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06 Feb 2018

Swatting conspiracy charges dropped

Ian Whitehurst instructed by Gary Broadfield at Cartwright King represented a young man accused of being part of a wide ranging online conspiracy involving participants around the globe.

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31 Jan 2018

New environmental law video newscast

From January 2018, a monthly video environmental law newscast presented by Christopher Badger, in association with LexisPSL ,will be available on our website.

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15 Jan 2018

Reduced financial penalty and costs in environmental prosecution

Ian Whitehurst represented a waste company that successfully appealed a prosecution brought by the Environment Agency.

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08 Jan 2018

Data breaches, vicarious liability of employers and the impact on the insurance industry

In this article, Ian Whitehurst discusses the likely effect that the recent Morrisons case will have on employers’ internal procedures as well as on their data protection and security measures.

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05 Jan 2018

Consumer rights and slow-running Apple software

Following the apology from Apple regarding the company’s admission of deliberately slowing down its software, Ian Whitehurst asks what will be the likely impact on consumers and their rights.

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22 Dec 2017

Measuring progress in the UK towards achieving the UN’s sustainable development goals

In an interview with Lexis PSL, Christopher Badger comments on a recent Office for National Statistics report on the progress being made towards measuring the global Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicators in the UK and what other developments we can expect next.

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21 Dec 2017

Mark Watson to be appointed Queen's Counsel

Chambers is delighted to announce that Mark Watson is to be appointed Queen’s Counsel.

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18 Dec 2017

Sentencing trends for health and safety breaches

In an article for Lexis PSL, Nicholas Ostrowski, considers some of the sentencing trends following the introduction of the Definitive Guideline for health and safety offences.

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05 Dec 2017

Ian Thomas elected a Fellow of the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology

Ian Thomas has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT).

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