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News 11th October 2019

‘A great set, with top-notch barristers and client service levels to match’ Chambers & Partners 2020

Pump Court Chambers is pleased to announce that we have once again been recognised as a Leading Set within the 2020 edition of Chambers & Partners legal directory. Members have been recommended across several practice areas including Family, Crime, Employment and Ecclesiastical law.   Coverage of our Band 1 Family team states chambers as “A great […]

News 9th October 2019

Counsel representing Rifles Regiment at Inquest following fatal march

Four barristers from Pump Court Chambers (Tim Akers, Lucy Morell, Richard Tutt and Tom Wilkins) are currently appearing in an Article 2 inquest before Birmingham’s Senior Coroner, representing members of The Rifles Regiment. The inquest concerns the death of Cpl Joshua Hoole, who died on the hottest day of the year in 2016 on an […]

News 8th October 2019

‘Outstanding Set’ Pump Court recognised in Legal 500, 2020

The breadth and depth of legal services offered by Pump Court Chambers has been recognised in the latest edition of the influential legal directory, The Legal 500.   Described as an ‘Outstanding Set’ 35 of our members have been recommended across a number of practice areas including: Chancery, Crime, Employment, Family and Children Law, Personal […]

News 7th October 2019

Alice Scott joins Chambers following successful completion of her pupillage

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce Alice Scott has accepted our invitation to join chambers following the successful completion of her pupillage. Alice experienced a broad range of practice areas during her pupillage in line with Chambers’ profile; she accepts instructions in all areas of common law. Prior to starting pupillage Alice worked as a […]

News 24th September 2019

Defendant pleads guilty after hearing opening of case by Sarah Jones QC

A man with a history of stalking offences pleaded guilty to one count of encouraging another to aid and abet murder by providing a gun and ammunition and one count of making a threat to kill. Matthias Brandt, of Horsham Road, Swindon, had initially denied claims he planned to kill his ex-partner. However he changed […]

News 23rd September 2019

Jesse Cook selected as Bar Council’s Social Mobility Advocate

Pump Court Chambers are delighted to announce that Jesse Cook has been selected as a Social Mobility Advocate for The Bar Council’s ‘I am the Bar‘ campaign. To read the interview in full, in which he talks about what motivated him to pursue a career at the Bar and the obstacles he faced along the […]

News 12th September 2019

Judge rejects Health and Safety sentencing guidelines in a non-registration case

In a case involving a slimming clinic that had traded without being registered with the CQC, the CQC had argued that the Sentencing Council’s ‘Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences Definitive Guideline’ should apply. CQC had told District Judge Woollard who was sitting at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court, that two […]

News 2nd September 2019

Pump Court shortlisted for Chambers and Clerking Team of the Year at Family Law Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that Pump Court Chambers has been shortlisted by LexisNexis for the following awards: ‘Family Law Chambers of the Year – London’ ‘Family Law Clerking Team of the Year’ The nomination (for the second year in a row) for ‘Family Law Chambers of the Year – London’ underlines our position as […]

News 30th August 2019

Alejandra Llorente Tascon secures acquittals at half time for client charged with Section 18 Wounding with Intent

Alejandra Llorente Tascon has successfully represented a man charged with section 18 wounding with intent to cause GBH and attempted wounding with intent to cause GBH. It was alleged that the Defendant had stabbed the complainant in the face and attempted to throw hot oil over him. The trial took place at Hove Crown Court […]

News 19th July 2019

Civil Third Six Pupillage

Pump Court Chambers’ busy Civil Team is looking for an able and enthusiastic 3rd-six pupil to work both on the Western and South Eastern Circuits, with a view to tenancy.  The work will include a large proportion of personal injury cases as well as general civil litigation. We are accepting applications for third-six pupillages to […]

News 18th July 2019

Personal Injury Practitioners 

Does life on Circuit, within easy reach of London, appeal to you? We are a busy, successful and expanding Personal Injury Team in a large common law chambers. We have a significant strength at the junior end of the team (up to 15 years call) but are seeking to recruit senior junior practitioners to help […]

News 10th July 2019

Thank you – Celebrating 75 years

Dear Friends and Colleagues, A huge thank you to all of you who joined us on the evening of Friday 28th June to celebrate our 75th anniversary. It was a lovely occasion enjoyed by all and we were delighted that so many of you were able to come to our home in the Temple on […]

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