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.
Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that James Newton-Price QC was appointed Queen’s Counsel at today’s ceremony at Westminster Hall.
Mark Ruffell has successfully mitigated on behalf of a solicitor who admitted contacting her imprisoned client by mobile phone; sending him 102 text messages in less than three months.
Justin Gau has successfully opposed the exhumation of Patricia Sutton, who had been wrongly interred at South Stone Cemetery in Southampton.
Nigel Pascoe QC has just represented Scott Keeping, aquitted of murder at Winchester Crown Court in a long and harrowing high profile case. He was instructed by Hill Twine solicitors and his junior was Kevin Hill.