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05 Jul 2021

Tenancy opportunities - Crime Team

Chambers invites applications for tenancy from established criminal law practitioners.

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02 Jul 2021

Third Six vacancy

Chambers invites applications from criminal practitioners who have completed pupillage (or who will shortly do so) and seek to establish themselves in practice on the South Eastern Circuit.

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04 Jun 2021

Landmark murder conviction - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

On 28 May 2021, Lynda Rickard was convicted of murdering a man called Anthony Sootheran in what the Director of Public Prosecutions, Max Hill QC, described as a ‘legal landmark case’.

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14 May 2021

Supply of drugs and toxic substances to vulnerable persons - new case direction in Rebelo

Richard Barraclough QC outlines the new case direction that has been made available as a result of the latest appeal in the case of Rebelo.

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23 Apr 2021

Post Office appeals - Oliver Saxby QC and Ben Irwin for the appellant Carl Page

The Court of Appeal today allowed the appeals against conviction brought by a number of sub-postmasters on both abuse of process limbs, ‘fair trial impossible’ and ‘affront to public conscience to prosecute’.

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16 Apr 2021

Starvation murder - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

The trial of Rickard and others commenced on Tuesday, at Reading Crown Court in front of Mr Justice Wall.

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31 Mar 2021

Sexual assault acquittal - Oliver Saxby QC defending

A 54 year old professional man of previous good character was yesterday acquitted of three counts of sexual assault at Gloucester Crown Court following a seven day trial.

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15 Mar 2021

Megan Thomas and Simon Taylor appointed as Queen's Counsel

Six Pump Court is pleased to announce Megan Thomas and Simon Taylor's appointment as Queen's Counsel today.

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09 Mar 2021

Court of Appeal judgment in R v Rebelo

Richard Barraclough QC and Gordon Menzies appear for the prosecution in Court of Appeal case.

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26 Jan 2021

Danny Moore secures acquittal of his client in £12 million money laundering trial

Danny Moore has secured the acquittal of his client in a £12 million money laundering trial. 

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13 Jan 2021

Libby Squire murder trial - Richard Wright QC prosecuting, Oliver Saxby QC defending

The trial of Pawel Relowicz began yesterday at Sheffield Crown Court.

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11 Jan 2021

Ben Irwin reappointed to Serious Fraud Office panel

Chambers is delighted to announce that following the 2020 refresh of the Serious Fraud Office panel, Ben Irwin has been reappointed at level ‘B’

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21 Dec 2020

Sky Crime documentary - Oliver Saxby QC defending

Sky Crime has featured the case of Stephen Farrow, a man convicted of murdering a retired teacher and a vicar in the west country.

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18 Dec 2020

Nina Ellin prosecutes police officer for child sex offences

Nina Ellin has successfully prosecuted a police officer who was convicted and jailed for sexually abusing a child under 16.

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18 Dec 2020

Chambers is pleased to announce that Megan Thomas and Simon Taylor will be appointed to Silk

Following the announcement of the latest Queen’s Counsel appointments, Chambers warmly congratulates Megan Thomas and Simon Taylor.

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08 Dec 2020

Catherine Donnelly defending man charged of murdering two women over 30 years ago

Catherine Donnelly will represent a man charged with the murder of two women in Kent over 30 years ago.

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07 Dec 2020

Danny Moore secures acquittal of Kieron Nicholson on trial for murder

Danny Moore has secured the acquittal of Kieron Nicholson following his trial for murder.

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13 Nov 2020

Milton Keynes double murder - Oliver Saxby QC defending

At the start of his trial last week,, Earl Bevans pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and two counts of causing really serious harm with intent.

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02 Nov 2020

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 Set and barristers receive 47 rankings across twelve practice areas in 2021 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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05 Oct 2020

Post Office appeal succeeds - Oliver Saxby QC for the appellant

Carl Page was one of a number of Post Office employees prosecuted and convicted for offences of dishonesty said to have been committed during their employment.

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01 Oct 2020

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in eleven areas of law in the Legal 500 2021

Six Pump Court has been recommended in eleven areas of law in the Legal 500 2021 with 65 individual recommendations.

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03 Sep 2020

Amputee Murder - Oliver Saxby QC and Nina Ellin Prosecuting

A man who killed a wheelchair-bound amputee was sentenced to Life Imprisonment on Tuesday.

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01 Sep 2020

Strangulation trial - Oliver Saxby QC and Thomas Stern defending

The trial of a man accused of murdering his partner got underway at Maidstone Crown Court last week.

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12 Aug 2020

Murder conviction - Oliver Saxby QC leading for Crown

A man was convicted yesterday of murder, and sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 20 years.

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16 Jul 2020

Attempted murder insanity acquittal - Oliver Saxby QC defending

A 33-year old man of effective previous good character, has been found 'not guilty by reason of insanity’ of the attempted murder of a stranger in May 2019.

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