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Six Pump Court

Chambers of Stephen Hockman QC

6-8 MILL STREET, MAIDSTONE, ME15 6XH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01622 688094
Fax:
Fax 01622 688096
DX:
51967 MAIDSTONE-2
Email:
Web:
www.6pumpcourt.co.uk
London, Maidstone

Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

The β€˜outstanding’ Six Pump Court has β€˜strength in depth for regulatory work’ and offers a wide choice of β€˜knowledgeable’ senior juniors across health and safety, environmental and consumer matters. The set continues to offer β€˜exceptional value for money while delivering a top-class service’. Led by the β€˜excellent’ Richard Constable, the clerks β€˜combine enthusiasm, wit and ability to great effect’. All clerks are β€˜extremely knowledgeable about their barristers’ strengths’ and β€˜value their instructing solicitors’. First juniors Ryan Barrow and Graham Colloff are β€˜great to work with’; β€˜very friendly manner and very responsive’. Second junior Michael Hearn is β€˜a real asset to the clerks’ room; he has the ability to make you feel like you are the only solicitor providing instructions and nothing is too much trouble’. Offices in: London, Maidstone

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

The β€˜outstanding’ Six Pump Court has β€˜strength in depth for regulatory work’ and offers a wide choice of β€˜knowledgeable’ senior juniors across health and safety, environmental and consumer matters. The set continues to offer β€˜exceptional value for money while delivering a top-class service’. Led by the β€˜excellent’ Richard Constable, the clerks β€˜combine enthusiasm, wit and ability to great effect’. All clerks are β€˜extremely knowledgeable about their barristers’ strengths’ and β€˜value their instructing solicitors’. First juniors Ryan Barrow and Graham Colloff are β€˜great to work with’; β€˜very friendly manner and very responsive’. Second junior Michael Hearn is β€˜a real asset to the clerks’ room; he has the ability to make you feel like you are the only solicitor providing instructions and nothing is too much trouble’. Offices in: London, Maidstone

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Regional Bar : South Eastern Circuit

Crime

Six Pump Court has expertise in heavyweight criminal cases, notably serious sexual offences, high-profile murders and serious violence. Recent work highlights included multiple members of the set appearing in the R v Michael Bowditch case, where a man was charged with murder following a 17-year old girl’s death by drowning after she fell into the sea.

Crime – Leading silks

Oliver Saxby QC - Six Pump Court β€˜He will fight his client’s corner with steely determination.’

Ranked: tier 1

Richard Barraclough QC - Six Pump Court β€˜He has a wonderful ability to simplify complex cases.’

Ranked: tier 1
Crime – Leading juniors

Catherine Donnelly - Six Pump Court β€˜A charming strategist.’

Ranked: tier 1

Danny Moore - Six Pump Court β€˜Charismatic and hardworking.’

Ranked: tier 1

John Fitzgerald - Six Pump Court β€˜Well known for defending across a purview of serious criminal matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

Kieran Brand - Six Pump Court β€˜Calm, charming, measured and hardworking.’

Ranked: tier 1

Nina Ellin - Six Pump Court β€˜She has expertise in serious sexual offences cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Peter Alcock - Six Pump Court β€˜A sophisticated advocate.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Taylor - Six Pump Court β€˜He has the makings of a future silk.’

Ranked: tier 1

Tom Dunn - Six Pump Court β€˜Very experienced in heavyweight criminal matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Employment

Gordon Menzies leads the employment team at Six Pump Court, which has a solid track record in handling discrimination, unfair dismissals, TUPE and restrictive covenants cases.

Employment – Leading juniors

Gordon Menzies - Six Pump Court β€˜A knowledgeable and assiduous barrister.’

Ranked: tier 1

Grace Cullen - Six Pump Court β€˜A painstaking and serene barrister.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Family and children law

Six Pump Court reports an increase in public and private children law matters, alongside instructions in financial remedy and domestic violence cases. In March 2018 Jane Campbell moved to Harcourt Chambers

Family and children law – Leading juniors

Caroline Topping - Six Pump Court β€˜Noted for her expertise in non-accidental injuries and serious physical abuse cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Grant Armstrong - Six Pump Court β€˜Experienced across a purview of family law matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading sets
South Eastern Circuit – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

Six Pump Court (Maidstone)

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