Pump Court Chambers

News & Events: June 2020

News 29th June 2020

Alexander v Archibald & Archibald

Simon Lane successfully represented the Respondents (Brenda and John Archibald) before Mr Justice Fancourt, in a decision that was handed down by the High Court today. The decision is a useful authority for where property has been placed into joint names on a particular basis/ agreement and the survivor refuses honour this on the death […]

Past Events
9th Jul 2020, 08:00 to 09:30
Imogen Robins

Tax and Pensions – What Every Solicitor Needs to Know

Please join us via Zoom for the Winchester Breakfast Briefing for an informative up date on tax and pensions.  We are delighted to have Sofia Thomas, a family law tax expert joining us.  Sofia is an engaging speaker.  She has recently co-authored a book to assist family lawyers dealing with tax issues.  The foreword has been written by Mr […]

Past Events
2nd Jul 2020, 16:30 to 17:30
Helen Brander

Digital Documents use in Proceedings and Issues of Manipulation

Pump Court Chambers is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming Family Team Webinar: Digital Documents use in proceedings and issues of manipulation. We are delighted to be joined by District Judge Peter Devlin who alongside Helen Brander will provide practitioners with a valuable and in-depth update on the law, practice and procedure in these […]

Blog 23rd June 2020

A Local Authority v JB [2020] EWCA Civ 735

In this recent decision the Court of Appeal has arguably reset the last 15 years of jurisprudence surrounding P’s capacity in regards of sexual relations. The previous case law focused on P’s ability to consent to such relations, and whether P understood the information relevant to that decision. Traditionally the ‘information relevant’ analysis took a […]

News 22nd June 2020

Heather Platt successful in discrimination claim for autistic Lecturer

Heather Platt successfully represented the Claimant at the London Central Employment Tribunal in her claims of discrimination arising from disability and constructive unfair dismissal. The Claimant has Autistic Spectrum Disorder (“ASD” formerly known as Asperger’s) and anxiety and depression.   The Tribunal held that: The Claimant’s managers were aware that she had a difficult home […]

News 18th June 2020

Health and Safety in the Workplace during a Global Pandemic

Employers are grappling with the new normal as we slowly emerge from lockdown. This is an overview of employees’ rights and employer’s responsibilities regarding health and safety in the workplace and a section of the Employment Rights Act 1996 that has been waiting for its moment in the sun. The Employment Rights Act 1996 requires […]

Past Events
26th Jun 2020, 10:30 to 11:30
Jennifer Lee

The Revised Family Procedure Rules – An Essential Update for Financial Remedy Practitioners

Presented by Jennifer Lee of Pump Court Chambers and Jolene Hutchison of IBB Law This essential update will cover the important changes to the Family Procedure Rules, in respect of those which have already come into force on 6th April 2020, and those which are due to come into force on 6th July 2020. The […]

Blog 16th June 2020
Alice Scott

Holiday rights in the Coronavirus Pandemic

As we approach the summer, the ongoing risks and restrictions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic have meant that many of us have seen our dreams of a foreign holiday melt like a dropped ice-lolly. Consequently, the rights of would-be travellers to refunds and/or compensation for now redundant pre-booked holidays and cancelled flights continue to be […]

News 16th June 2020

Ruth Arlow appointed Legal Chair of the Clergy Discipline Tribunal

Pump Court Chambers are pleased to announce that Ruth Arlow has been appointed the Legal Chair of the Clergy Discipline Tribunal. She remains the Chancellor of the Diocese of Salisbury. This appointment highlights Pump Court Chambers as one of the pre-eminent Ecclesiastical Law sets in the country. For further information on Ruth’s practice or another member of […]

Blog 14th June 2020

Capacity: Where now for the ‘Golden Rule’?

You could not make it up! Lord Templeman, the creator of the Golden Rule in his decision in Kenward v Adams (1975) The Times 29 Nov, died in 2014. He executed his last will in August 2008. He left nothing to his son Michael Templeman or his daughter in law Lesley Templeman and they challenged […]

News 12th June 2020
Jack Rundall

Jack Rundall appointed to sit on Resolution’s Publications Board

Pump Court Chambers is pleased to announce that Jack Rundall has been appointed to sit on Resolution’s Publications Board.  The Publications Board delivers Resolution’s publishing strategy by identifying topics for publications that add value for members and approaches contributors, authors and technical experts.

Blog 10th June 2020
James Byrne on The practical application of Practice Direction 51Z; Issues that may arise

The practical application of Practice Direction 51Z; Issues that may arise

Following the analysis by my colleague, Alice Scott, of Practice Direction 51Z a recent case from the Court of Appeal has tested the legality of PD 51Z, Arkin v Marshall (2020) EWCA Civ 620. This was a possession case to recover properties which were security for mortgage loans for which the Claimant contended sums were […]

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