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News & Events: August 2021

Blog 27th August 2021

Covid-19 Inquiry – Devolved Administrations and Article 2 Considerations

From very early on in the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been calls for a public inquiry into the UK Government’s response to it. These calls have come from a wide range of individuals and bodies and the questions they put forward for an inquiry’s consideration are manifold.  Whilst there has already been considerable scrutiny into […]

News 26th August 2021
Alejandra Llorente Tascon

Alejandra secures unanimous acquittal in Rape Trial

Alejandra represented the Defendant, who was charged with one count of rape, two counts of sexual assault and one count of voyeurism. The Crown’s case was that after a night out at Viper Rooms in Kingston, the Defendant went back to the complainant’s address, uninvited, and while the complainant slept, he touched the complainant’s clitoris, […]

Podcasts 23rd August 2021

The legacy (or otherwise) of Re T & R [2021] EWCA Civ 71

Pump Court’s Corinne Iten gives host Mark Ablett the benefit of her expert opinion on the legacy of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Re T and R (Refusal of Placement Order) [2021] EWCA Civ 71. Corinne discusses the importance of cultural identity and how this case emphasises the significance of that identity to a […]

Past Events, Webinar Archive
23rd Sep 2021, 12:30 to 13:30

An Introduction to Employment Law

In An Introduction to Employment Law, counsel Alice Scott and Oliver Foy, will provide an introduction to the basics of bringing an Employment Tribunal claim. They will give you an insight into what needs to be prepared, time limits, what to expect from hearings and an overview of the relevant legislation. The webinar is aimed at […]

Podcasts 11th August 2021

A nutshell guide to Part 25 applications

The Family Law Podcast returns for its fourth series, leading with a practical focused episode on the dos and don’ts when making an application for expert evidence under Part 25 of the FPR in both children and financial remedy cases. Maria Henty expertly (appropriately) guides host Mark Ablett through the essential ingredients for a successful […]

Blog 6th August 2021

Breakingbury v Croad “Why be a professional – be a footballer”

The adoration bestowed upon footballers far outweighs the gratitude bestowed upon members of the professions for the work they undertake. The consequences for an unsuccessful professional are far greater than for an unsuccessful footballer. Take for example the case of the former dentist Dr Croad (Breakingbury v Croad judgment 19th April 2021).   The legal […]

News 5th August 2021

Pump Court increases Arbitration team

Pump Court Chambers Family Team are delighted to announce growth in our Arbitration offering with Imogen Robins and Oliver Peirson having successfully qualified as IFLA Financial Arbitrators, alongside Caroline Hartley who has qualified as a IFLA Children’s Arbitrator. All have been admitted as members of the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (IFLA) and join our already experienced ADR team. A bespoke, time efficient […]

News 3rd August 2021

Join Us – Criminal Barristers

Due to a significant increase in workload Pump Court Chambers’ specialist criminal team is now seeking to recruit additional members at all levels of call. The team now seeks exceptional criminal advocates to assist with a significant surplus of quality work and complex trials at all levels of seniority. The team, led by James Newton Price QC, […]


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