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News 19th June 2024

Sam Hadgraft joins Pump Court’s Civil Clerking Team

We are delighted to announce that Sam Hadgraft has joined chambers as Third Junior Civil Clerk. Sam is a highly efficient clerk, adept at navigating fast paced and challenging environments. He is eager to learn and demonstrates a strong aptitude for applying new knowledge with skill and precision. His responsibilities encompass the fair allocation of […]

News 9th April 2024

Carol Cheng joins Chambers

We are very pleased that Carol Cheng has accepted an offer of tenancy following the successful completion of her third six pupillage. Carol is a member of the Civil Team and accepts instructions in all areas, including the following: General commercial disputes Breach of Contract Company Claims under the Consumer Credit Act 1974/PPI Credit Hire […]

News 4th April 2024

Nazifa Chowdhury joins Pump Court Chambers as a tenant

We are delighted to welcome Nazifa Chowdhury as a tenant, following the successful completion of her third six pupillage. Nazifa is a member of the Civil Team and accepts instructions in the following areas: General commercial disputes Breach of Contract Company Claims under the Consumer Credit Act 1974/PPI Credit Hire Debt recovery Personal and Corporate […]

News 22nd March 2024
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Tim Broom joins Pump Court as Second Junior Civil Clerk

We are delighted to welcome Tim Broom, who joins our civil clerking team. As the Second Junior Civil Clerk, Tim plays a pivotal role in the smooth operation of chambers and is responsible for diary and practice management across all civil areas, with a special emphasis on the regulatory team. His duties include the fair […]

News 13th December 2023
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

James Wackett joins Pump Court Chambers

Pump Court Chambers is very pleased to announce that James Wackett has joined chambers as Senior Civil Clerk. James will lead the Civil Clerking team and will ultimately be responsible for the strategic planning, development and growth of all civil practices across chambers. James has gained over 20 years’ experience in the legal industry, working […]

News 2nd April 2024
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Pump Court Chambers is expanding

Pump Court Chambers is a barristers’ chambers fit for the modern business world and is recognised as a leading set in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 UK Bar guides. Following a period of recent expansion and due to a significant increase in work, Pump Court Chambers invites applications from practitioners of all […]

News, Podcasts 2nd November 2023

Introducing The Civil Law Podcast from Pump Court Chambers, a new podcast covering topics of interest from across the civil jurisdiction

In this first episode, the regular hosts, Timothy Salisbury, Louisa Simpson, and Chris Stead, discuss three significant recent cases in the civil law sphere: Majid Ali v HSF Logistics Polska SP Zoo [2023] EWHC 2159 (KB) – on illegality defences in credit hire claims; R (on the application of ASLEF and ors) v Secretary of […]

Past Events
18th Oct 2023, 13:00 to 00:00
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Annual Winchester Property Law Seminar

Pump Court Chambers’ Property Team is pleased to invite you to our Annual Property Law Update, providing a valuable and in-depth seminar for all practitioners in this area. 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, […]

News 17th July 2023

Shona Love, Alex McHugh and Annabel Hazlitt to join Pump Court Chambers

Pump Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Shona Love, Alex McHugh and Annabel Hazlitt have all accepted offers of tenancy and will join chambers in October, following the successful completion of their respective pupillages. Shona Love accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ practice. Before coming to the Bar, Shona spent several years as […]

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 31st March 2023
Domestic Abuse during COVID-19

Pump Court Chambers welcomes members of Stour to create southern super set

A major, multi-practice chambers reaching across London, Kent, Hampshire and Wiltshire, has emerged after Pump Court Chambers welcomed the members of Stour Chambers in Canterbury. The former members of Stour Chambers will be joining Pump Court Chambers from 3 April 2023, creating a combined membership of 120 barristers and 24 members of staff spread across […]

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