After 25 years as Chambers Chief Clerk and coming up to 40 years at Pump Court, we would like to extend our best wishes to David Barber who will retire on Friday 27th April 2018.
Pump Court Chambers is pleased to announce that Sean Gentleman has been appointed as our Senior Family Clerk.
The new Graduated Fees Scheme came into force on 1st April 2018. Barristers at Pump Court Chambers have decided that they will not accept instructions in cases in which the Representation Order is dated from 1st April 2018.
HMRC is changing the way that termination payments are taxed.
Previously (subject to some caveats) one would expect the first £30K to be tax-free, and pay-in-lieu-of-notice (“PILON”) payments to be subject to tax only where there is a contractual entitlement to them.
Justin Gau has appeared before the Court of Appeal in the first case under the Equality Act relating to a Gay Priest who married his partner.
Pump Court is delighted to announce that Helen Brander will be joining chambers as of Monday 26th March 2018. Helen is an established family law practitioner with particular expertise in matrimonial finance, private law children, as well expertise in inheritance and the Court of Protection.
Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce the arrival of Mark Ablett.
Pump Court Chambers is pleased to announce that Edward Boydell will speaking at the inaugural Bloomsbury Professional Family Law Conference on 16th May 2018 at Gray’s Inn.