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News 11th June 2024

Jenna Lucas and Oliver Foy feature in the June edition of Counsel magazine

Jenna Lucas and Oliver Foy have each written an article in the June issue of Counsel magazine. ‘Northern Powerhouses’: Jenna meets the financial remedy silks to find out how each forged their path to silk and brought led money work back to the Northern Bar. ‘Litigation in a foreign language’: Oliver Foy explores how best […]

25th Jun 2024, 13:00 to 17:00
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Annual Southampton Employment Law Seminar 2024

Pump Court Chambers specialist Employment team is delighted to invite you to their Annual Southampton Employment Law Seminar on Tuesday 25th June 2024 from 1.00pm – 5.00pm, at the Southampton Harbour Hotel, 5 Maritime Walk, Ocean Village, Southampton SO14 3QT. Members of our Employment Law team will cover the following topics: “The Times They Are […]

News 2nd May 2024
Oliver Foy

Oliver Foy successfully represents the Intervenor in financial remedy proceedings to establish beneficial ownership of a substantial property portfolio

Ollie was instructed to act on behalf of the Intervenor to establish beneficial ownership of 8 properties. The Wife alleged that the Husband had a beneficial interest in each of these properties. Some of the properties were in the Husband’s name and some of the properties had been recently transferred out of the Husband’s name. […]

News 4th December 2023
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

New Practitioner Series – Season 2

We are pleased to launch season 2 of our New Practitioner Series of webinars, which are aimed at practitioners 0-3 years qualified. It includes a range of bite-sized webinars on matters of procedure and law and is designed to be used as training and library resource for practitioners as they navigate their case-loads. The topics […]

Webinar Archive 1st December 2023

Foreign Language Clients

  Oliver Foy talks through some issues which can arise with foreign language clients, focusing on witness statements and interpreters. The slides from the session can be viewed here.

Past Events
27th Jun 2023, 13:00 to 17:00
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Southampton Employment Law Seminar

Please join us for an Employment Law Seminar in Southampton on Tuesday 27th June 2023 from 1pm. The members of our Employment Law team will cover the following topics: Industrial Action in 2023 – Heather Platt (slides) Discrimination/TUPE update – Daniella Gilbert (slides) Long COVID – the state of play – Ezra Macdonald (slides) Costs […]

News, Blog 21st June 2023
Oliver Foy

Hudson v Hathway in the Court of Appeal

Introduction In an earlier article, I argued (along with many others) that Kerr J was wrong to find that detrimental reliance was not a prerequisite for a common intention constructive trust where property is in joint names. Ironically, a case which hinged entirely on a constructive trust at trial and at the first appeal did […]

Blog 21st June 2023
Oliver Foy

Detrimental reliance and the common intention constructive trust

Introduction In Hudson v Hathway [2022] EWHC 631 (QB), Kerr J concluded that in the context of family homes held in joint names, detrimental reliance is not a prerequisite for a common intention constructive trust. In other words, where the home is held in joint names, there is no need for a claimant to show […]

News, Webinar Archive 15th March 2023

Employment Law Webinar

Heather Platt, Oliver Foy and Louisa Simpson explore two recent employment law cases: Dunbar v Abellio London Ltd 2307750/2020 in which Louisa Simpson represented the successful employer at London South Employment Tribunal: this was a Covid related dismissal claim involving health and safety at work and the provisions of section 100 Employment Rights Act 1996; […]

News 1st December 2022

Pump Court Chambers launches Personal Injury Online Resource

We are delighted to launch the first in our series of short, bite-sized webinars, designed as an introduction to practical subjects for practitioners with less than 3 years’ experience improve their skills in personal injury litigation. The Autumn series of webinars includes: The RTA Protocol: Louisa Simpson Credit Hire – A Beginners Guide: Henry Hawkesworth […]

Webinar Archive 18th November 2022

Highway Claims

In this webinar, Oliver Foy provides an overview of a highway authority’s statutory duty under section 41 of the Highways Act 1980 and the statutory defence under section 58.   To download a copy of the slides which accompany this webinar please click here.   For further information on Oliver’s practice or to discuss any […]

Past Events
28th Sep 2022, 13:00 to 16:45

Annual Property Update – Winchester 2022

Pump Court Chambers Property Team are pleased to invite you to our Annual Property Law Update, providing a valuable and in-depth seminar for all practitioners. Our barristers will review notable recent decisions and provide practical analysis and advice designed to give an up to date overview of all key issues and law, practice and procedure. Details are […]


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