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News 26th May 2023

Richard Tutt secures life sentence in murder trial

Richard Tutt was junior Prosecution Counsel in this murder trial at the Crown Court in Winchester before HHJ Morris, which resulted in a unanimous conviction for murder and a sentence of life imprisonment with a minimum term of 14 years’ imprisonment. The trial was covered in the press, including the BBC [the BBC article incorrectly […]

News 18th May 2023

Pump Court Chambers awarded Bar Council Certificate of Recognition for its work on wellbeing

Pump Court Chambers is incredibly proud to have been awarded the Bar Council’s Certificate of Recognition for its invaluable work demonstrating commitment to wellbeing in the barristers’ profession. The certificate is valid for a period of 3 years and acknowledges the huge effort to support the wellbeing of barristers, clerks and chambers’ staff. The Wellbeing […]

News 18th May 2023

Mark Dubbery, Catherine Ellis and Adam Gadd appointed as Recorders

Pump Court Chambers is very pleased to announce that Mark Dubbery, Catherine Ellis and Adam Gadd have been appointed as Recorders, with effect from Tuesday 30th May 2023. The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon, has deployed Mark, Catherine and Adam to the South Eastern Circuit […]

News 16th May 2023

Stuart Snow wins Pro Bono Award

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Stuart Snow won the Pro Bono Award at this year’s Kent Law Society Dinner. The award is in recognition of Stuart’s support of the mooting and mock trial programme at the University of Kent and for his ongoing assistance at the Kent Law Clinic. For further information […]

News, Blog 16th May 2023

Striking a Balance? Industrial Action & Employment Law Update

In today’s climate it is unsurprising the UK is facing the highest rates of industrial action in many decades, across many sectors and professions. Strike is the word on everyone’s lips. As an employee you will want to know what protection you have, and as an employer what action you can and should be taking, […]

News 15th May 2023
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Pump Court Chambers retains ISO accreditation

We are very proud to announce that, following a successful audit process, Pump Court Chambers has retained its ISO accreditation (ISO 9001:2015). ISO is a globally recognised standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS). It is the most widely used QMS standard in the world, with over 1.1 million certificates issued in 178 countries. The 2015 […]

News, Webinar Archive 15th May 2023

Legally Flushed Webinar with Imogen Robins and Lewis Robinson Coaching

During the first Legally Flushed session, Lewis helps us to keep moving and gives us some top tips for everyday life. He is a very knowledgeable personal trainer who has significant expertise in biomechanics and pain. He has helped people avoid surgery through using a tailored approach to exercise and functional strength training. Lewis started […]

News 10th May 2023

Samara Brackley ranked as ‘Recommended’ in the Spear’s 500 Family Law Barristers Index 2023

Pump Court Chambers is very pleased to share that Samara Brackley has been ranked as “Recommended” in the latest edition of the Spear’s 500 Family Law Barristers Index. Samara is one of only 40 family barristers in the guide and is included “after a glowing recommendation.” The Spear’s review notes that Samara is “regarded highly […]

News, Webinar Archive 4th May 2023
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Employment Law Webinar

In the latest edition of our series of Employment Law webinars, Heather Platt speaks to Richard Wayman about the case of McQueen v General Optical Council and Section 15 of the Equality Act.   For further information on Heather or Richard’s practice, or to discuss any of the issues raised within this webinar, please contact […]

News 2nd May 2023

James Newton-Price KC and Tim Akers achieve suspended sentence in attempted murder

In a tragic case before Winchester Crown Court, 80-year old Elizabeth Butler had been charged with the attempted mercy killing of her profoundly disabled 60-year old son. Mrs Butler’s son suffered from cerebral palsy, significant contractures in his spine, legs hands and arms and severe learning difficulties. He was bedbound and did not have the […]

News 26th April 2023

London Legal Walk 2023

Pump Court Chambers is very proud to be taking part in this year’s London Legal Walk on Tuesday 13th June 2023. Samara Brackley, Sian Beaven, Louisa Simpson, Ruba Huleihel, Hester Calder, Elena Johnson, Shona Love, Alex McHugh and Annabel Hazlitt will join the thousands of other participants on the 10km route through central London, to […]

News 5th April 2023

Elena Johnson joins Pump Court Chambers

Pump Court Chambers is delighted that Elena Johnson has accepted an offer of tenancy, following the successful completion of her third six pupillage. Elena is a private family law specialist practitioner, whose practice spans all areas of private family law, including matrimonial finance, private children law, and Family Law Act applications. Elena has been instructed […]

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