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

Conspiracy to murder trial underway - Simon Taylor and Ben Irwin prosecuting, Oliver Saxby QC defending

The trial of Glenn Pollard, Heather Pollard and Hayley Weatherall began last week at Maidstone Crown Court.

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10 Oct 2018

Sexual assault appeal succeeds - Oliver Saxby QC acting

The appeal of a young student against an immediate custodial sentence for an offence of sexual assault was yesterday upheld by the Court of Appeal, resulting in the appellant’s immediate release.

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08 Oct 2018

Presenting Sexual Abuse Cases

On Thursday, Oliver Saxby QC is to speak at a two-day conference on Child Sexual Exploitation being held for Senior Investigating Officers.

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04 Oct 2018

Murder Defence Underway

The trial of Auremas Vilius and Klaudijus Klimanskis, charged with the murder of a man called Edvardus Barsevicius, began last week. Oliver Saxby QC and John Fitzgerald are representing the first defendant.

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12 Sep 2018

Domestic Violence & Abuse - A Guide for Criminal Lawyers

On 15th November Nina Ellin will present a seminar on Domestic Violence and Abuse for both prosecutors and defence lawyers.

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10 Sep 2018

Acquittal in multi-million pound cocaine importation and supply case

Defendant accused of being the leading figure in an organised crime group has been acquitted on all charges.

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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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14 Aug 2018

Catherine Donnelly prosecutes owners of dangerous dog that attacked toddler

The owners of a dangerous dog that savaged an 18 month old toddler have pleaded guilty to ownership of the dog and allowing it to become out of control in a public place.

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06 Jul 2018

Gross Negligence Manslaughter - Oliver Saxby QC instructed to prosecute

Oliver Saxby QC has been instructed to prosecute a mother charged over the death of her 12-month old baby, A.

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29 Jun 2018

Defendant acquitted following attempt to set partner on fire

In a verdict given today, the defendant was unanimously acquitted following a 5 day trial at Woolwich Crown Court.

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27 Jun 2018

Manslaughter conviction in slimming pills case

Bernard Rebelo was today convicted of placing unsafe food (Dinitrophenol) on the market and unlawful act and gross negligence manslaughter of Eloise Parry.

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13 Jun 2018

Sentence in Oxford sexual abuse trial - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

Sentence was passed yesterday following the five and a half month long sexual abuse trial which concluded in late March.

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05 Jun 2018

Manslaughter Plea Accepted in Baby Murder Prosecution - 8 Year Sentence Imposed

The Crown last week accepted a young defendant’s plea of guilty to manslaughter, offering no evidence on the alternative count of murder. Oliver Saxby QC was defending.

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21 May 2018

Nina Ellin prosecutes two men for the burglary of reality star’s home

Nina Ellin is currently prosecuting two men for the burglary of reality star’s home address.

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30 Apr 2018

Solicitor Sentenced following Neglect Conviction; and Multi-handed Murder Trial Underway

The solicitor convicted by a jury of the neglect of her elderly mother was sentenced on Friday to two and half years imprisonment. Oliver Saxby QC was prosecuting.

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26 Mar 2018

M1 Lorry Drivers Sentenced, Convictions in Oxford Sex Abuse Case and Solicitor Neglect Trial Underway

The two lorry drivers involved in the crash on the M1 which killed eight people and seriously injured a further four were sentenced on Friday.

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26 Mar 2018

John FitzGerald, leading Craig Evans secure acquittal in 'Panorama Case’

John FitzGerald and Craig Evans represented an employee at Medway Secure Training Centre accused of misconduct in public office by assaulting trainees.

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22 Mar 2018

Simon Taylor appointed to CPS Specialist Counter Terrorism Panel

Simon Taylor has been appointed as a Grade 4 advocate on the CPS Specialist Counter Terrorism Panel.

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07 Mar 2018

Convictions in M1 Crash Case

Richard Masierak was yesterday convicted of eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving and four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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06 Mar 2018

The legal dynamics of modern slavery cases

Today Richard Barraclough QC, Fellow of the University of Hull Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation, conducted a workshop for post graduate students at the Institute.

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06 Mar 2018

Acquittal in shooting case

Russell Broughton was accused of a punishment shooting which involved the shooting of a man in the legs with a sawn-off shotgun at point blank range.

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23 Feb 2018

M1 Fatal Collision - Oliver Saxby QC Opens for the Crown

The case of Masierak and Wagstaff commenced today at Reading Crown Court. Oliver Saxby QC is prosecuting, leading Peter Shaw.

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05 Feb 2018

Sentence in ‘Diminished Responsibility’ Manslaughter - Simon Taylor prosecuting, Oliver Saxby QC defending

The sentence of Richard Kray took place today, the man who killed his 19 year old daughter by strangulation and attempted to kill his ex-wife by the same manner.

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