Pump Court Chambers

News & Events: Children Law (Private)

News 8th July 2019

Third-six family pupillage vacancy

Pump Court Chambers’ busy Family 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 3rd-six will commence in October 2019.  Applications please by 4pm 31st July 2019. As a large provider of legal services, Pump Court Chambers is […]

Blog 25th April 2019

Costs in fact-finding proceedings against the legally aided litigant

In the climate of the revised PD 12J and the new Domestic Abuse Bill, Mark Ablett and Alice Scott article explore the approach to costs orders in the context of fact-finding hearings under the Children Act and Family Law Act 1996. To view article which was first published in the April edition of The Family […]

Past Events
4th Jul 2019, 13:00 to 17:00

Children Law Seminar – Portsmouth

Pump Court Chambers are pleased to announce their annual Children Law Seminars providing a valuable and in-depth update for all practitioners at intensive afternoon sessions. The seminar will be reviewing the notable recent decisions and providing practical advice to give an overview of essential issues, which will update delegates on law, practice and procedure. Venue […]

News 22nd October 2018

Amelia Sugden joins Pump Court Chambers

We are delighted to announce that Amelia Sugden, formerly of 1 Hare Court, has accepted an offer of tenancy at Pump Court Chambers. Amelia was called to the bar in 2006 and specialises in the areas of Financial Remedies, Schedule 1 and Private Law Children. Amy joins at an exciting time for Chambers following our recent Family […]

Blog 12th October 2018

Secure accommodation – where are we now?

Samara Brackley discusses secure accommodation procedure after HHJ Lazarus’s judgment in Re O [2018] EWFC B60 published this week. Secure accommodation applications and procedure continues to be an area at the forefront of criticism by both judges and practitioners alike. Applications are becoming more and more common as secure placements are used to protect children […]

News 9th October 2018

Successful dismissal in the Court of Appeal in Re B (A Child) [2018] EWCA Civ 2127

Acting on behalf of the respondent father and local authority respectively, counsel John Ker-Reid and Maria Gallagher of Pump Court Chambers, have successfully sought the dismissal of an appeal in the above case. The appeal brought by the mother, related to a decision given by Recorder Miller in July 2018 following a 5 day fact-finding […]

Past Events

Children Law Seminar – Reading

Pump Court Chambers cordially invite you to our Annual Children Law Seminar in Reading on Tuesday 19th June 2018. Our speakers will be reviewing the notable recent decisions and providing practical advice to give an overview of essential issues which will update delegates on law, practice and procedure. Venue Holiday Inn Reading, 500 Basingstoke Road, […]

Past Events

Children Law Seminar – Portsmouth

Pump Court Chambers cordially invite you to our Annual Children Law Seminar in Portsmouth on Wednesday 13th June 2018. Our speakers will be reviewing the notable recent decisions and providing practical advice to give an overview of essential issues which will update delegates on law, practice and procedure. Venue The Holiday Inn, Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2TA […]

News 20th March 2018

Helen Brander to join Pump Court

Pump Court is delighted to announce that Helen Brander will be joining chambers as of Monday 26th March 2018. Helen is an established family law practitioner with particular expertise in matrimonial finance, private law children, as well expertise in inheritance and the Court of Protection. If you require any further information regarding Helen’s practice or any other […]

Past Events

Children Law Seminar – Swindon

Pump Court Chambers is pleased to invite you to our Children Law Seminar. Our speakers will be reviewing the notable recent decisions and providing practical advice to give an overview of essential issues which will update delegates on law, practice and procedure. Venue Steam Museum Swindon, Fire Fly Ave, Swindon, SN2 2EY Topics Children Giving […]

News 4th January 2017

Margaret Pine-Coffin joins Chambers

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to welcome Margaret Pine-Coffin, formerly of 12 College Place, who joined our Family Team on 3 January 2017. Margaret was called in 1981 and specialises in high level family work including complex care and private law proceedings and cases in the Court of Protection. The addition of Margaret to our […]

News 11th July 2016

Imogen Robins joins Pump Court Chambers

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to welcome Imogen Robins as a new tenant. Imogen, 1991 call, formerly of 3 Paper Buildings, is a highly regarded and well established family law practitioner with particular expertise in family finance as well as children law both public and private. Imogen joins our well established team of 51 members, […]

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