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Six Pump Court

Chambers of Stephen Hockman QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7AR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 8400
Fax:
Fax 020 7797 8401
DX:
293 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.6pumpcourt.co.uk
London, Maidstone
Six Pump Court (Chambers of Stephen Hockman QC), Gordon Wignall, London, ENGLAND

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Gordon Wignall

Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Email:
Web:
www.6pumpcourt.co.uk
Six Pump Court (Chambers of Stephen Hockman QC)

Position

Experienced advocate who has appeared in many Civil (and also Criminal) Courts and Tribunals. He has an acknowledged expertise in costs and environmental law and has a special interest in disciplinary and regulatory issues. As a student at Gray’s Inn he was a Norman Tapp Memorial prizewinner (mooting), and a Karmel Scholarship prizewinner (commercial law). He is general editor of ‘Conditional Fees: A Survival Guide’ (Law Society); ‘Nuisances’ (Sweet & Maxwell) and an editor of the ‘White Book Service’ and of ‘Current Law’. Also trained as a mediator with CEDR. Reported cases include: R v Wycombe DC, ex p Hazeltine (CA) (1993) 25 HLR 313, [1993] 2 FLR 417 (homelessness); R v Mills (PC) [1995] 1 WLR 551, [1995] 2 All ER 438, [1995] 2 Cr App R 194 (murder); R v Chan Wai Keung (PC) [1995] 1WLR 251, [1995] 2 ALL ER 438 (murder); Warner v Adnet (CA) [1998] ICR 1056, [1998] IRLR 394 (TUPE), Hounslow LBC v Thames Water Utilities Limited (DC) [2004] QB 212 (sewage nuisance), Arscott v The Coal Authority (CA) [2005] Env LR 6 (flooding from former flood plain), Anthony v The Coal Authority (Pitchford J) [2006] Env LR 375 (nuisance from the effects of fire).

Career

Qualified 1987; Gray’s Inn; part-time chairman, employment tribunals; publications of note: ‘Conditional fees: A Survival Guide (Law Society)’, ‘Nuisances’ (Sweet & Maxwell).

Member

PEBA, UKELA, PIBA, ELA, Industrial Law Society.

Education

MA (Oxon).


London Bar

Costs

Within: Leading Juniors

Gordon Wignall - Six Pump CourtConservative and thoughtful, with no obvious weaknesses.

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Environment

Within: Leading Juniors

Gordon Wignall - SIX PUMP COURTA good advocate, particularly for matters involving the waste sector.

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