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News & Events: June 2021

Blog 18th June 2021
Laura Tilt

Law Commission Consultation Paper on Taking, Making and Sharing Intimate Images without Consent

In February of this year, the Law Commission of England and Wales published its Consultation Paper on taking, making and sharing intimate images without consent. I was fortunate to be part of the team who produced this Paper prior to the commencement of my pupillage in October 2020.   The project originated from the Law […]

Blog 17th June 2021

Modern Slavery

A young man [YM] from London smokes shared cannabis socially with his ‘new friend’[NF]. After a little time, discovering that the YM has a job, NF asks for payment for the cannabis, a sum just beyond YM’s financial reach, NF demands carrying and supplying in lieu of the debt. Unusually early one morning YM is […]

Webinar Archive 17th June 2021

Family Finance Update

Pump Court Chambers Family Team is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming Family Finance Update Webinar.     At this lunch time session Richard Hall will review notable recent decisions and provide practical analysis and advice designed to give an up to date overview of all key issues and update delegates on law, practice […]

Blog 17th June 2021
Siân Beaven

Sentencing Disposals under the Mental Health Act 1983

In criminal practice, it is not uncommon to represent clients with complex and severe mental health issues. The test in R v Pritchard (1836) 7 C&P 303 which sets out the test for a Defendant’s fitness to plead does not always capture the vast array of clients with psychiatric diagnoses, meaning that it is possible […]

Events
23rd Jun 2021, 12:30 to 13:30

No Fault Divorce

No-fault divorce delayed but set to arrive in the UK in April 2022 with many calling it the biggest change to divorce law in England and Wales for over 50 years. It is a movement that started back in 1996 with the repealed Family Law Act, culminating with the Divorce Dissolution and Separation bill gaining Royal Assent […]

News 11th June 2021
Justin Gau

Justin Gau appointed Chancellor of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Chambers is delighted to announce that Justin Gau has been appointed to be Chancellor of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. He will remain as Chancellor of the Diocese of Bristol and Deputy Chancellor of the Dioceses of Lincoln, and Bath and Wells. Justin is head of the Ecclesiastical Law Team.

Webinar Archive 9th June 2021

Arbitration For The Uninitiated – Is it Right For You And Your Clients?

Imogen Robins supports arbitration wholeheartedly. She has acted for clients in financial arbitration. This talk will look at recent developments in case law, in particular, Haley v Haley [2020] EWCA Civ 1369, [2021] 2WLR 357. It is intended to demystify the process and give those new to this area a toolkit, to ensure they are confident when […]

Events
29th Jun 2021, 12:30 to 13:15

Gross Misconduct Dismissals

Pump Court Chambers Employment law team are pleased to announce our annual round of webinars, providing a valuable and in-depth update seminar for all practitioners at intensive lunch time sessions. In ‘Gross Misconduct Dismissals’ Richard Wayman will look at the main challenges employers face when dismissing for gross misconduct and provide practical guidance as well […]

Events
24th Jun 2021, 12:30 to 8th Jul 2021, 13:30

Public Law Working Group Reforms

Mr Samuels Q.C. Head of Family, Pump Court Chambers, is pleased to invite you to our forthcoming webinars to consider the reforms proposed by the Public Law Working Group (chaired by Keehan J). The topics to be considered at each seminar will be: Thursday 24th June 2021: pre-proceedings, case management and template orders. Thursday 8th July 2021: […]

Webinar Archive 2nd June 2021

International Care Cases Post Brexit

More than four years after the Brexit referendum the UK finally left the EU on 31st December 2020, signalling the biggest change in international family law in over two decades. In International Care Cases Post Brexit, Corinne Iten explores the issues that now arise in public law cases with an international element, give an overview of the new […]

News 2nd June 2021
Alejandra Llorente Tascon

Alejandra Tascon co-authors CBA Young Bar Committee Response to the Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid Panel

In response to the Call for Evidence from the Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid Panel, Alejandra Tascon, co-chair of the CBA Young Bar Committee, has co-authored the response of the Young Bar Committee on behalf of the Criminal Bar Association. The full text which focuses on the issues faced by junior practitioners can be found […]

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