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News & Events: July 2020

Blog 29th July 2020

Murder, Manslaughter and the Court of Public Opinion

Following the verdict of manslaughter returned against three defendants for the killing of PC Andrew Harper, news broke on 29th July 2020 that his widow had written to the Prime Minister to ask for a retrial after the jury failed to convict the three of murder. In the now infamously tragic case, PC Harper, a […]

Webinar Archive 27th July 2020

The impact of PD 51Z on residential possession proceedings, where are we now?

Pump Court Chambers Property Team is delighted to bring you our latest lockdown lecture ‘The impact of PD 51Z on residential possession proceedings, where are we now?’ In this webinar the speakers: James Byrne and Alice Scott, will consider the practical issues for preparing for residential possession claims once the stay is lifted and what might […]

News 27th July 2020

The Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

On the 8 July 2020, the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review (the “Review”) chaired by Baroness Julia Cumberlege CBE DL, published its important report into the use and effect of certain medical interventions.  A copy of the report can be found here. The Review, commissioned in February 2018 by the then Secretary of […]

News 23rd July 2020

Success in costs appeal

Paul Mertens has recently represented the successful appellant in an appeal against costs orders that were expected to total more than £54,000. Paul successfully argued that the Judge at first instance had been wrong to order that costs should be assessed on an indemnity basis, in circumstances in which the appellant had not accepted two […]

Blog 23rd July 2020

Misuse of private information: A tort in its infancy

There has been an avalanche of commentary on the recent decision of the Supreme Court in WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12[1]. The case has provided some welcome guidance on vicarious liability in the wake of the earlier decision of Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc [2016] UKSC 11[2], and also […]

The Family Law Podcast 22nd July 2020
ADR - Compromise in COVID-19 lockdown

Offers Tactics and Timings

Tara Lyons features in this episode of the Family Law Podcast on offers and when and how to make them. Tara and Mark discuss the impact of the new changes to the Family Procedure Rules, the potential difficulties these could cause and the merit of an early open offer.   To download the mp3 file […]

Webinar Archive 21st July 2020

International Child Abduction

In this lunchtime webinar, Jennie Swan and Naima Asif review the most recent case law and guidance on the topic of International Child Abduction, including a discussion on the impact of the recent pandemic on the legal landscape.     Topics covered include: A review of recent appellate cases, including; – Re I-L (Children)(1996 Hague Convention: […]

News 15th July 2020
The Family Law Podcast

The Family Law Podcast

Pump Court Chambers Family Law team are pleased to announce we have launched a new weekly podcast, ‘The Family Law Podcast’. Hosted by Mark Ablett & Tara Lyons, the weekly podcast will discuss the latest themes and developments in Family law. Mark and Tara will be joined by regular expert guests to lend their insight into complex […]

News 15th July 2020
Alejandra Llorente Tascon

Alejandra secures lengthy custodial sentence

Alejandra Llorente Tascon, acting on behalf of the Prosecution, secured a custodial sentence of 6 years, after the defendant, Narcis-Bogdan Stoica, 29, from Neamt County, Romania attempted to import 15 kilos of Class A drugs with a  street value of an estimated £1.2 million. The National Crime Agency began investigating the Defendant after Border Force officials stopped […]

News, The Family Law Podcast 15th July 2020

Non-disclosure in financial remedy proceedings

In the first episode of The Family Law Podcast, Annie Ward of Pump Court Chambers joins host Mark Ablett for a chat about the various options and weapons available to practitioners when faced with a non-discloser in financial remedy proceedings.   To download please click here.    

Past Events
27th Jul 2020, 12:30 to 13:30
James Byrne on The practical application of Practice Direction 51Z; Issues that may arise

The impact of PD 51Z on residential possession proceedings, where are we now?

Pump Court Chambers Property Team is delighted to invite you to our latest lockdown lecture ‘The impact of PD 51Z on residential possession proceedings, where are we now?’ In this webinar the speakers: James Byrne and Alice Scott, will consider the practical issues for preparing for residential possession claims once the stay is lifted and […]

Past Events
23rd Jul 2020, 10:00 to 11:00
Jennifer Lee

Private Limited Companies in Financial Remedy Proceedings

Private Limited Companies in Financial Remedy Proceedings – The Expert View from Two Accountants, a Barrister and a Solicitor We are very pleased to be able to bring you this webinar – a masterclass on how to tackle issues concerning private limited companies in financial remedy proceedings – presented by Sehjal Gupta, Private Client Tax […]

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