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23rd Feb 2015

Jennifer Lee discusses the case of Parry and others v HMRC [2014] UKFTT 419 (TC) (7 May 2014), in which the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) held that a transfer of funds to a personal pension plan was not a transfer of value for inheritance tax purposes

17th Feb 2015

Richard Tutt, a member or our Regulatory and Disciplinary Team, was instructed by Havant Borough Council to prosecute this case that concerned the sale of two Highland Terrier puppies,

9th Feb 2015

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that  Ezra MacDonald has joined Chambers following successful completion of his pupillage. Ezra has a mixed practice, with a primary focus on personal injury and employment law.

9th Feb 2015

A teenager from Fareham in Hampshire was found not guilty of rape on February 6th after a five day trial at Portsmouth Crown Court.

30th Jan 2015

Jennifer Lee recently appeared in an urgent hearing for the peremptory return of a young child who had been wrongfully retained by the father on Christmas Day.

29th Jan 2015

Colin Banham has successfully represented a Metropolitan Police Officer at the Police Appeals Tribunal following an original outcome of reduction in rank under the Police (Performance) Regulations 2008.

23rd Jan 2015

Sarah Jones has successfully appealed a sentence of 26 years' imprisonment for offences of rape against two young girls in the court of appeal on the case of R v Nash.

13th Jan 2015

A woman from Salford, Manchester has been acquitted of conspiring to sell controlled drugs following a long-running trial at Bolton Crown Court. The defendant, who was successfully represented by Colin Banham, was cleared of any wrong doing at the trial.

12th Jan 2015

A Court has heard how a consultant paediatrician allegedly raped and indecently assaulted young girls in the 1970s and 80s thinking he was “bomb-proof” because no one would believe a child over him, a jury has been told.

9th Jan 2015

Pump Court Chambers is pleased to annouce that Paul Mertens has been appointed to the Bar Standards Board's CPD Expert Panel, which will consider and advise on the profession's future CPD requirements.

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