The Stage 2 Report following a Review into Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is published today. The Review was chaired by Nigel Pascoe QC with three Panel Members. In their conclusions they found Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust to be on a critical journey. They acknowledged there had been some real progress, but that there are a […]
Nigel Pascoe QC will be the Chair of the independent panel carrying out the Stage 2 Review into Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. This follows his Stage 1 Report, published in February 2020, in which he recommended a public second stage. Alice Scott has been involved in this investigation since the beginning and holds the […]
Pump Court is proud to announce, Nigel Pascoe QC, senior member of Chambers, has had his most recent work ‘Advocacy Plus, A Guide for Young Advocates‘ published. Sir John Royce, Former Presiding Judge on the Western Circuit has written a Preface, including “Any aspiring advocate should read and learn from this excellent practical guide.” ‘Advocacy Plus, A Guide […]
Modernising Justice a multi-disciplinary group, which includes Pump Court Chambers Nigel Pascoe QC and Victoria Ellis, launched their newest report last night at the offices of Bates Wells Braithwaite in London. The report “The Case for A Review of the Law of Murder” urges that an independent committee be convened to review the law of […]
Nigel Pascoe QC has just represented Scott Keeping, aquitted of murder at Winchester Crown Court in a long and harrowing high profile case. He was instructed by Hill Twine solicitors and his junior was Kevin Hill. For further details on the case please click here.
A man who admitted punching his former partner while holding a knife has been acquitted of attempted murder and wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm. Michael Kilby entered a guilty plea to the lesser offence of inflicting grievous bodily harm and to a charge of criminal damage during a six day trial at […]
It is important to realise that those sitting in regulatory proceedings may have a wide and varied perception of the meaning of Dishonesty. That itself is not surprising. Those of us who cut our teeth in the wide environs of criminal law have come to realise that dishonesty as a concept lies on a spectrum. […]
Timothy Crook is standing trial for the murder of his elderly parents in 2007 at Bristol Crown Court. The bodies of the couple were found hidden underneath wheelie bins, when a police officer carried out a welfare check at the Lincoln home of their son. Post mortem results revealed that Mr & Mrs Crook had […]