News

27 Jan 2020

Police liability case – High Court judgment

On 23 January Mrs Justice Elizabeth Laing handed down an important police liability judgement in the High Court in London.

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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

Terrorism Charge - Oliver Saxby QC instructed

Oliver Saxby QC has been instructed to represent one of three men charged with terrorism offences.

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15 Jan 2020

County lines drugs murder case concludes

Four county lines drug dealers have been convicted in a case prosecuted by Richard Barraclough QC and Danny Moore.

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13 Jan 2020

Maids Moreton Murder - Catch A Killer Documentary

The trial of Ben Field features in tonight’s episode of the Catch A Killer documentary on Channel 4.

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08 Jan 2020

24 hours in Police Custody – Channel 4 series

A Channel 4 series called 24 Hours in Police Custody is running a two part special on a murder case in which one of the defendants was represented by Richard Barraclough QC

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27 Nov 2019

Oliver Saxby QC nominated for Crime Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards

Oliver Saxby QC shortlisted as Crime Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards.

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26 Nov 2019

Old Bailey manslaughter plea accepted - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

A 74 year old man charged with murdering his wife yesterday pleaded guilty to her manslaughter on the basis of diminished responsibility.

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22 Nov 2019

Richard Barraclough QC prosecuting in drugs related murder

Richard Barraclough QC is prosecuting four defendants accused of a pre-meditated murder following an ongoing conflict over the control of illegal drug supplies.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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26 Jul 2019

Stealth or “spoof” phones and criminal gangs

In this article, Richard Barraclough QC and Denise Breen Lawton consider the legal treatment of mobile phones specifically designed to mask the location of the phone and the identity of the user.

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04 Jul 2019

Double murder trial underway - Oliver Saxby QC and Nina Ellin prosecuting

The trial of Louise Porton, charged with murdering her two children, began yesterday at Birmingham Crown Court.

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