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News & Events: June 2020

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.

Webinar Archive 11th June 2020

Court of Protection Update Part 2

Pump Court Chambers are pleased to invite you to our Court of Protection Update Part 2 Webinar. In the second of this two part webinar series counsel Margaret Pine-Coffin will provide practitioners with a valuable and in-depth update on the law, practice and procedure in this uncertain world.     Topics include: DOLS The COVID […]

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 […]

Past Events
23rd Jun 2020, 15:30 to 16:30

Remote Final/Fact-Finding Hearings – Arguments For and Against

A new issue for these Covid-19 times: Courts are being invited to decide whether a case is or is not suitable for a remote final hearing or remote fact-finding hearing. This webinar will present the key arguments from the wealth of new guidance and case-law on this topic. It will cover both financial remedy and children hearings.  Penny […]

Past Events
27th Jun 2020, 09:00 to 10:30

Judging and Advocacy in Virtual Court Hearings – An International Experience

  The COVID-19 Pandemic has only served to accelerate the use of remote hearings to determine disputes. As an important means of broadening access to justice, there is no question that such hearings are here to stay. This event brings together a diverse group of legal experts to discuss an international experience of judging and […]

Past Events
17th Jun 2020, 15:00 to 16:00

Dishonesty in the Criminal Courts and Adjusting to ‘the New Normal’

Tim Akers and Alejandra Llorente Tascon explore the evolution of the test for ‘dishonesty’, from R v Ghosh [1982] EWCA Crim 2, to the present-day test in Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67. The webinar will also explore the applicability of the Ivey test for ‘dishonesty’ in criminal courts following the Court of Appeal’s recent ruling in Barton & Booth v The […]

Past Events
18th Jun 2020, 12:30 to 13:30

Private Children Law Update Webinar

Pump Court Chambers are pleased to announce our webinar providing a valuable and in-depth update on Private Children Law. The webinar will be review the recent case law and judicial guidance, providing advice for practitioners during the current pandemic. Topics will include: Coronavirus and Family Law Act injunctions Costs orders (Timokhina v Timokhin [2019] EWCA Civ 1284) Application […]

Webinar Archive 9th June 2020

A Guide to TOLATA Claims

Pump Court Chambers is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming A Guide to TOLATA Claims Webinar. Jack Rundall and Mark Ablett provide a valuable and in-depth updates for all practitioners at this lunchtime webinar.     Topics include: Pre-action guidance Equitable accounting, to deal with home improvements, account for mortgage and occupation rent Part […]

News 5th June 2020
The London Legal Support Trust

10,000 Steps for Justice

Despite the postponement of the London Legal Walk due to COVID-19, Pump Court Chambers will still be marking Monday 8th June with a virtual 10,000 Steps for Justice, before coming together in solidarity and support for frontline free legal advice services at the main walk in October. The virus is creating an urgent and unprecedented […]

Past Events
10th Jun 2020, 12:30 to 13:30

All that Glitters is not Golden

In this lunchtime webinar Professor Robert Howard (UCL) will be joined by Leslie Samuels QC & Mark Dubbery to discuss ‘the Golden Rule’, that where testamentary capacity is in doubt advice should be sought from a medical practitioner. Professor Howard and Leslie Samuels QC will consider the following issues: Has the recent case law changed the […]

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