In a serious and sensitive case, Sarah Jones QC (leading Tim Akers) successfully represented a long-serving member of the British Army at Court Martial. The former Sergeant had been accused of a series of indecent assaults and a number of instances of child cruelty against his adopted daughter, and the case involved several hours’ worth […]
Alejandra acted for LCpl M who was charged with Sexual Assault. It was alleged that LCpl M had grabbed the complainant from behind before he licked and kissed the back of her neck, following a day of drinking. The complainant was a member of staff at the bar in which the incident occurred. Following a […]
Pump Court Chambers has once again been recognised as a Leading Set within the latest edition of the Chambers and Partners Guide. The highly respected annual guide, released today, ranks both counsel and chambers based on the research of more than 170 full-time editors and researchers who talk to lawyers and clients all year round, […]
Chambers is pleased to welcome Ed Wylde to Pump Court following successful completion of his specialist criminal pupillage under the supervision of Peter Asteris and Thomas Wilkins.Ed was called to the Bar 2018 and accepts instructions across the full spectrum of criminal law matters having appeared on behalf of the prosecution and defence in the Crown […]
Ellie Fargin successfully defended Darren Wearing MBE in Portsmouth Crown Court last week. Mr Wearing had been accused of unlawfully and maliciously causing another grevious bodily harm by angrily pushing him on three occasions. The last push was said to cause the other male to stumble back, roll his ankle, and break his fifth metatarsal […]
Four barristers from Pump Court Chambers (Tim Akers, Lucy Morell, Richard Tutt and Tom Wilkins) are currently appearing in an Article 2 inquest before Birmingham’s Senior Coroner, representing members of The Rifles Regiment. The inquest concerns the death of Cpl Joshua Hoole, who died on the hottest day of the year in 2016 on an […]
Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Anne Brown has been appointed a Circuit Judge. Anne will sit at Kingston Crown Court. On joining Chambers, Anne gained a reputation as one of the leading juniors on the Western Circuit maintaining a strong and loyal following from local firms and gaining recognition from the leading […]
Moving chambers as a third-six pupil can be a daunting and scary experience; however, this was not my experience of moving to Pump Court Chambers. From day one, I was made to feel welcome, valued and challenged. As a working pupil, no two days are ever the same. I often commuted to Southampton, Winchester, Portsmouth […]
Pump Court Chambers are delighted to announce that Alejandra Llorente Tascon has joined chambers following successful completion of her third six pupillage. Alejandra is building a specialist criminal practise appearing regularly in the Crown Court on behalf of the Defence and the Prosecution. She is regularly instructed in a wide range of offences including serious violence, […]
Congratulations to Sarah Jones QC as she leaves Chambers to travel to Westminster, where she will be appointed Queen’s Counsel in today’s ceremony. Pump Court Chambers would like to extend our best wishes to all 108 new silks announced today. For further information, please click here.
There have been many significant developments in this area of the law in recent years, with a number of reported decisions dealing with marital agreements having been reported over the last year. I have had my fair share of cases involving marital agreements, most recently concerning a separation agreement which the parties had entered into […]
Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Anne Brown has been sworn in as a recorder on the Northern Circuit. Ms Brown who has specialised in Criminal law and Courts Martial since being called to the Bar in 2000, was sworn in yesterday at a ceremony at Manchester Crown Court.