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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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29 Jan 2018

Chatham killing - Oliver Saxby QC defends

The case of Joshua Stimpson, charged with the murder of his ex-partner, Molly McLaren, gets underway today.

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26 Jan 2018

Nina Ellin successfully defends ex-policeman of serious sexual assault

A former Detective Inspector facing allegations of serious sexual assault has been acquitted following a trial at Luton Crown Court.

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24 Jan 2018

Murder Acquittal - Oliver Saxby QC Defends

John Buchanan, a 22 year old man from Ramsgate, has been cleared by a jury of murdering an acquaintance, Archie Ward, aged 40.

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22 Jan 2018

Oliver Saxby QC completes closing speech in major sex abuse case

The Crown finished their closing speech in the case of Hussain and others on Friday 12th January, the trial having commenced on 9th October.

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15 Dec 2017

Leave Granted in Sexual Assault Appeal

D, a man of effective previous good character, had been convicted of historic sexual assaults and had received a sentence of imprisonment. He instructed new solicitors and applied for leave to appeal against his convictions.

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13 Dec 2017

Press Ban Lifted in Sex Abuse Case

The press ban in respect of the major sexual abuse trial being prosecuted by Oliver Saxby QC at Oxford Crown Court has been relaxed so as to permit reporting of various aspects of the case. It is one of the largest of its type ever conducted.

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05 Dec 2017

Richard Barraclough QC and John FitzGerald start murder trial

Richard Barraclough QC and John Fitzgerald are representing one of three men accused of beating a homeless Romanian man to death.

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03 Nov 2017

Six Pump Court ranked Band 1 Set and barristers ranked in twelve practice areas in 2018 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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01 Nov 2017

M1 Crash - Oliver Saxby QC Instructed for Crown

Oliver Saxby QC has been instructed to lead the prosecution of the two lorry drivers charged following the fatal crash on the M1 in August.

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13 Oct 2017

Six Pump Court barristers recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 2017

Six Pump Court has been recommended in twelve areas of law in the Legal 500 (2017) with 57 individual recommendations.

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06 Oct 2017

Investigatory Powers Act and the new oversight regime

In an article for Lexis PSL, Ian Whitehurst explains the role of the new commissioner and considers some of the potential implications of the new regime which oversees the use of investigatory powers by the authorities.

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15 Sep 2017

Richard Barraclough QC to speak at Wilberforce World Freedom Summit

Richard Barraclough QC has been invited to become a Fellow of the University of Hull Wilberforce Institute.

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12 Sep 2017

Lengthy sentences imposed in sex abuse prosecution

Sentence took place yesterday at Reading Crown Court in the historic interfamilial sex abuse prosecution brought following one of the largest police investigations of its type.

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08 Sep 2017

New book on vulnerable people in the criminal justice system

Simon Taylor is a contributing author to the recently published practitioner text 'Vulnerable People in the Criminal Justice System: A Guide to Law and Practice'.

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