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10th Apr 2018

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.

6th Apr 2018

Modernising Justice a multi-disciplinary group, which includes Pump Court Chambers Nigel Pascoe QC and Victoria Ellis, launched their newe

4th Apr 2018

Pump Court Chambers is pleased to announce that Sean Gentleman has been appointed as our Senior Family Clerk. 

1st Apr 2018

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.

29th Mar 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.

23rd Mar 2018

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. 

20th Mar 2018

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. 

14th Mar 2018

In the first of a two-part article on the rise and legal status of McKenzie Friends (MFs),

12th Mar 2018

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce the arrival of Mark Ablett.

8th Mar 2018

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.

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