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23 May 2016

David Travers QC to participate in the Lex Anglo-Brasil / Bar Council Moot for the Brazilian Judges' Association (AMB) International Congress

Lex Anglo-Brasil, together with the Bar Council of England and Wales, will be holding a Moot Night, as part of the Brazilian Judges' Association (AMB) Second International Congress on 24 May. The event will be attended by the some of the 200 judges visiting the UK for the week-long event. The...

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03 Nov 2015

Richard Barraclough QC instructed in appeal by Dutch haulage company against civil penalty under Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

Richard Barraclough QC has been instructed in an important appeal by a Dutch haulage company against a civil penalty imposed by the Secretary of State under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999. He is instructed to lead Simon Clarke of Messrs Cartwright King of Derby in the Court of Appeal in an...

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17 Sep 2015

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 (2015)

Six Pump Court is recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 (2015) with 50 individual recommendations. This year there were twelve additional recommendations and, as well as existing set rankings, Chambers was also additionally ranked as a Set in Crime. The twelve areas of law members...

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07 Sep 2015

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Conference – 6th October

Six Pump Court Chambers and Kent Law Society are delighted to present this one day Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution Update. This timely and comprehensive conference will cover all of the important developments in the principal areas of law, practice and procedure over the last 12...

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05 May 2015

Six Pump Court welcomes Gordon Wignall to Chambers

Six Pump Court is very pleased to welcome Gordon Wignall who has joined Chambers. Gordon brings to Chambers a wealth of experience and expertise in regulatory and environmental law with a special interest in areas which are within the scope of EU law. Gordon has a thorough knowledge in varied...

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21 Apr 2015

Nicholas Baldock represents a Costs Lawyer before the Costs Lawyers Standards Board

Nicholas Baldock has represented a Costs Lawyer before the Costs Lawyers Standards Board. The Costs Lawyer faced numerous complaints from a previous employer. The Costs Lawyers Standards Board does not sit often and its rules and procedures raised numerous issues that had to be addressed.

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17 Mar 2015

Ian Whitehurst instructed in £117 million confiscation case arising from large-scale drugs conspiracy

Ian Whitehurst has been instructed by the defence in a £117 million confiscation case arising from a large-scale drugs conspiracy. The confiscation case arises from a conspiracy to supply Class A drugs in the north west & south west of England. The defendant is a key defendant in the case...

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02 Feb 2015

Kristiina Reed joins Six Pump Court

Kristiina Reed joins Six Pump Court following successful completion of pupillage in Chambers. Kristiina has a mixed common law practice with particular expertise in criminal litigation, regulatory crime and family law proceedings. She continues to build on her already considerable expertise in...

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27 Jan 2015

Nicholas Ostrowski appointed to the Attorney General's C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown

Six Pump Court Chambers is pleased to announce that Nicholas Ostrowski has been successful in his application to join the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. He will be a member of the Panel from March 2015 to August 2020.

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06 Oct 2014

Relief from Sanctions in the Employment Tribunal

In his latest article, Mukhtiar Singh explores the relevance of the Civil Procedure Rules when considering relief from sanctions in Employment Tribunal proceedings. A copy of the article can be found here

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25 Sep 2014

Megan Thomas in First Environmental Damage Public Inquiry

Megan Thomas has represented Severn Trent Water Ltd at the first appeal ever to be heard under the Environmental Damage (Prevention & Remediation) Regulations 2009. These regulations enable the Environment Agency to hold an operator liable for environmental damage after a pollution...

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11 Sep 2014

Kent Law Society in association with Six Pump Court present Litigation and Dispute Resolution Annual Conference

Kent Law Society together with Six Pump Court are hosting the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Annual Conference which will take place on 8th October in Rochester. This Conference will cover all of the important developments in the principal areas of law, practice and procedure over the last...

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06 Aug 2014

Six Pump Court welcomes new family tenant Dinah Loeb

Six Pump Court is pleased to welcome Dinah Loeb who joins Chambers. Dinah specialises in family and civil litigation with particular expertise in financial remedies and Children Act work; both public and private. She joins us from August 2014. Dinah was called to the bar in 2004 and has over 20...

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14 Apr 2014

Mukhtiar Singh completes his first multi-track trial

Mukhtiar Singh acted for the Defendants in a high-value, two-day unlawful eviction trial at Dartford County Court. The Claimant tenant made a number of allegations against inexperienced landlord Defendants, including: breach of covenant; harassment (including various acts of a criminal nature);...

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24 Mar 2014

Criminal Team welcomes Public Accounts Committee's Confiscation findings

Describing the situation as a 'shambles', chairwoman Margaret Hodge MP criticised the poor performance of the agencies involved. 'It is unclear who is responsible and accountable for what', the MP said. The report cited poor implementation of the confiscation order scheme saying that this had...

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27 Jan 2014

Nicholas Baldock and the civil team continue their series of lectures on the Jackson Reforms

Nicholas Baldock and the civil team have continued their series of lectures on the Jackson Reforms, most recently at Tees Law in Bishop's Stortford on the 24th January 2014. This lecture included the implications of the Court of Appeal Judgment in Mitchell -v- News Group  [2013] EWCA Civ...

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15 Jul 2013

Nicholas Baldock succeeds in Court of Appeal for Claimant and increases proportion of liability against Defendant in serious road traffic accident

Nicholas Baldock has successfully represented the Claimant in a Court of Appeal contributory negligence case, increasing the proportion of liability against Defendant in a serious road traffic accident. In Starks v Chief Constable of Hertfordshire [2013] EWCA 782, the claimant ‘s car was struck...

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01 May 2013

Nicholas Baldock secures finding of 60% contributory negligence in employer's liability case

Nicholas Baldock secures finding of 60% contributory negligence against employer in a case involving a fall from scaffold. In Jason Sharp (by his brother & litigation friend John Sharp) v Top Flight Scaffolding[2013] EWHC 479 the Claimant had fallen from the top of a scaffold that he had...

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05 Oct 2012

Nicholas Baldock acts for Pride Of Derby Angling Club and obtains injunction to prevent £3m development on part of its waters

Following a four day hearing, a judge has ruled that plans for a £3m hydropower plant on a stretch of the River Trent cannot go ahead. The judge ruled that developers had not properly consulted with the anglers over the plans which had proposed development on a stretch of prime fishing waters...

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05 Sep 2011

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act - David Travers QC to speak at conference

David Travers QC is presenting a paper entitled “The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act – a Pyrrhic triumph?” at a closed conference on the 15th and 16th September 2011 at the Centre for Business Responsibility and Accountability at the Newport International Business School.

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