Insurance has been part of road traffic litigation since 1897 when the first policy was issued. Policies were based on existing insurance schemes covering horse drawn carriages and third-party cover was not commonplace. Modern compulsory insurance was not introduced until the Road Traffic Act 1930, a significant time after Ford, Renault, Fiat, Daimler and Benz […]
The Legal 500 UK 2022 rankings launched on Wednesday 28th September 2022. We are pleased to announced 39 members have been recognised as ‘Leading Individuals’, over the areas of Commercial, Chancery, Probate & Tax, Criminal, Employment, Family and Children Law, Health & Safety, Inquests & Inquiries and Personal Injury. As well as increasing the number […]
We’re pleased to announce Jennifer Lee will be speaking at the North Hampshire Collaborative Pod on Wednesday 21st September on the topic of ‘Keep Calm & Carry On: Managing Capacity Issues in Financial Remedy Proceedings’. We look forward to catching up with everyone at the event, for a lively discussion on this important subject. This is […]
We are delighted to welcome back Jennifer Swan to our Family team following her recent maternity leave. Jennifer was called to the Bar in 2009 and specialises in the law relating to children, undertaking both public and private law work, often involving international elements. Jennie acts for local authorities, parents, children and intervenors. She has particular experience […]
Chambers wishes to join with all members of the legal profession and wider community in mourning the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. We offer our sincerest condolences to King Charles III and the Royal Family.
We are delighted to announce that Pump Court Chambers has once again been shortlisted by Lexis Nexis for Chambers of the Year at the forthcoming Family Law Awards 2022. Our nomination (for the fourth year in a row) for ‘Family Law Chambers of the Year – London’ underlines our position as one of the leading […]
Pump Court Chambers is delighted to have been recognised and shortlisted for ‘Client Service Set of the Year’ at this year’s upcoming Chambers UK Bar Awards 2022. The shortlists are a result of extensive objective research by over 200 analysts. The lists reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work and excellence in […]
The Registrant (R) faces allegations of gross misconduct by way of inappropriate comments and sexual touching of a colleague (C) whilst on shift at a Nursing Home in 2019. After a re-assessment of the risk, the NMC sought an Interim Suspension Order of 12 months citing its necessity for public protection and that an order […]
Reporting Restrictions & Transparency in Financial Remedy Proceedings with Mark Ablett is now available on demand from MBL. Fresh from Mostyn J’s judgments in Xanothopoulos v Rakshina and Gallagher (No 1), this webinar will consider the issue of anonymity in financial remedy proceedings. As Mostyn J’s further judgment in XZ v YZ/Gallagher has demonstrated, family […]
We are pleased to announce Sian Beaven has returned to chambers following a 12-month secondment with the CPS Extradition Unit with immediate effect. Upon her return, Sian looks forward to resuming her work in all aspects of criminal law as well as developing her practice in extradition and professional discipline.
We are absolutely delighted to announce that Jenna Lucas will be joining chambers on Thursday 18th August 2022. Jenna joins from Chambers in the north west. With a wealth of experience in family law, her practice focuses on complex and medium to high net worth matrimonial finance work and private law children cases; often involving international elements. […]
Simon Lane was instructed by Andrew Flagg at Stephen Rimmer LLP, Eastbourne in the Insolvency and Companies Court in the important decision of Re PME Cake  EWHC 1783 (Ch). The decision deals with the difficult interrelationship between Tomlin Orders (compromise generally), guarantees and the liability of guarantors when the principal debtor has compromised a claim. Simon’s […]