News

28 Apr 2021

Homestead planning inquiry to begin in May

Anne Williams and William McBarnet will represent the Appellant at this four day planning inquiry into the Homestead, a low carbon home in Bothenhampton, Dorset.

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22 Mar 2021

Breaches of Enforcement Notices lead to prosecution

Giles Atkinson represented the defendants who were convicted for breaching listed building enforcement notices.

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19 Mar 2021

A Practical Guide to Environmental Enforcement

Six Pump Court environmental law practitioners Christopher Badger and Stuart Jessop are the authors of a new practical guide to environmental enforcement.

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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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19 Feb 2021

Judgement handed down in Crest Nicholson v West Berkshire District Council

David Travers QC and Megan Thomas acted for the successful defendant.

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09 Feb 2021

International arbitration and climate change webinar

In this masterclass webinar, specialists from Six Pump Court discussed the key trends and issues in climate change litigation and the likely impact of those developments on international arbitration.

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12 Jan 2021

Chambers welcomes Noémi Byrd who returns to practice at Six Pump Court

Chambers is delighted to welcome back Noémi Byrd who re-joins our planning team.

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11 Jan 2021

Is environmental regulation fit for purpose?

In this article Gordon Wignall asks to what extent the environmental permitting scheme is fit for purpose.

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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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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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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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02 Sep 2020

William Upton QC and Mark Davies consider changes to the Use Classes Order and permitted development rights.

Significant changes to the Use Classes Order have been made recently and yet more amendments to the General Permitted Development Order have been added.

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16 Jun 2020

Webinar: Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions

On Friday 19th June, Six Pump Court will host a webinar entitled Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions.

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09 Jun 2020

NEW COVID-19 Guidance Tracker resource

The Covid-19 Guidance Tracker is our new resource to enable businesses and legal professionals to more easily navigate to the applicable Covid-19 guidance most relevant to their area of work.

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01 Jun 2020

Webinar: Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions

On Thursday 4th June, Six Pump Court and Women in Planning will host a joint webinar entitled Heritage Assessment and Design in Planning Decisions.

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07 Feb 2020

Climate change nuisance litigation: a potential US export

The emergence of climate change litigation as a species of common law nuisance claims has been a feature of the US legal system for some time.

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15 Jan 2020

Climate change and nuisance law: II – the role of the local authority

Can the law of nuisance be used to obtain compensation for the consequences of climate change?

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13 Nov 2019

Giles Atkinson represents local authority in challenge to Planning Inspector’s decision

Giles Atkinson represented the London Borough of Haringey in a successful section 289 challenge to an Inspector’s decision

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04 Nov 2019

Christopher Badger wins Environment/Planning Junior of the Year at Chambers UK Bar Awards

Chambers congratulates Christopher Badger on winning Environment/Planning Junior of the Year at the 2019 Chambers UK Bar Awards.

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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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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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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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10 Sep 2019

Deadline approaches for pension schemes

Christopher Badger and Mark Davies have written an article on the implications of amendments to the Occupational Pension Schemes (Investment) Regulations 2005 which require trustees to update their ‘Statement of Investment Principles’ (“SIP”).

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10 Jul 2019

David Travers QC and Richard Banwell represent Biffa Waste Services Limited in transfrontier shipment case

The case involved an allegation of export of waste to China a non-OECD country, contrary to Article 36 of the Waste Shipment Regulation.

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08 Jul 2019

Six Pump Court barristers contribute to UK Supreme Court Yearbook

Stephen Hockman QC and Nicholas Ostrowski co-author chapter on ‘Planning, Development and Environmental Law’ in the latest UK Supreme Court Yearbook.

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