2 November 2017

Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2018 Rankings

We are delighted to have a record 32 members of Chambers ranked in the Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2018. We continue to be ranked as a top tier set for Crime, Financial Crime and POCA &...

30 October 2017

6KBW Blog Launch

6KBW has today launched its new blog. The blog can be found here. The blog will include posts from members of 6KBW and guest contributors on Chambers’ key areas of practice including crime,...

27 October 2017

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017: Crime Set and Crime Junior of the Year Winners

6KBW College Hill is delighted to have been awarded Crime Set of the Year at the 2017 Chambers Bar Awards. This award highlights the outstanding achievements by Chambers over the past year within the...

17 October 2017

Cryptocurrency

In the first case of its kind, on 12 October 2017, the Crown Court at Southwark granted a novel remedy to Surrey Police to convert the equivalent of £1million in seized BitCoins to sterling using an...

12 October 2017

Legal 500 2017 Rankings

6KBW College Hill is once again delighted to have been ranked in this year’s Legal 500 which is compiled independently every year. We have been highly recommended in five practice...

11 October 2017

Life Sentence for Fairy Lights Bomb Plotter

Annabel Darlow QC and Brett Weaver were instructed for the prosecution of Zahid Hussain, who was accused of preparing an act of terrorism by plotting to bomb a railway line with a device made from a...

28 September 2017

Standing Counsel Appointment

Chambers congratulates Esther Schutzer-Weissmann on her appointment as Standing Counsel to the Insolvency Service (Criminal Enforcement). The appointment will take effect from 1 October 2017.

14 September 2017

Commercial Remedies: Resolving Controversies, published

Paul Jarvis and Chambers' associate member, Dr Matthew Dyson, have published a chapter entitled "Remedies of the Criminal Courts" in a new anthology by Cambridge University Press. All of the essays...

30 August 2017

Third Six Pupillage Applications

6KBW College Hill is currently accepting applications for third six pupillages, to commence in October 2017. More details can be found here.

30 August 2017

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that 6KBW College Hill has been shortlisted for Crime Set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017. We also extend our warmest congratulations to Miranda Hill,...

7 August 2017

Sasha Wass QC complaint against David Rose of the Mail on Sunday upheld by Independent Press Standards Organisation

Following an article published on 9 October 2016 in the Mail on Sunday, headlined “Revealed: How top QC ‘buried evidence of Met bribes to put innocent man in jail’”, Sasha Wass QC complained...

31 July 2017

Honorary Professor Appointment

We congratulate Sarah Whitehouse QC on her appointment as an Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Nottingham.

30 July 2017

Divisional Court considers Rwandan extradition cases

A Divisional Court (Irwin LJ and Foskett J) has handed down judgment in the case of Govt of Rwanda v Nteziryayo and others EWHC 1912 (Admin). The case concerned the extradition of five individuals...

24 July 2017

Head of Chambers

After eight years of characteristic dedication to the role, David Perry QC is stepping down as Joint Head of Chambers. We join Simon Denison QC, Head of Chambers, in expressing our heartfelt...

21 July 2017

Divisional Court considers availability of prevention of crime defence

The Divisional Court (Simon LJ and Sir Kenneth Parker) have handed down judgment in the case of R (DPP) v Stratford Magistrates Court & Ors EWHC 1794 (Admin). The case was a judicial review of a...

28 June 2017

Attorney General's 'B' Panel

Chambers is delighted to announce that William Hays have been appointed to the Attorney General's 'B' Panel of Counsel to the Crown (civil).

21 May 2017

The Trial: Channel 4

Chambers is pleased to support The Trial, a Channel 4 documentary seeking to broaden public understanding of criminal proceedings through a fictionalised murder trial. John Ryder QC and Lucy Organ...

2 May 2017

AIJA Seminar (April 2017)

Simon Ray and Lucy Organ spoke at AIJA's seminar "Legal Practice Offshore: Opportunity and Controversy" held in the Bahamas in April 2017. They were invited to speak on the topics of international...

11 April 2017

Divisional Court considers "cash" seizure by way of a Production Order

The Divisional Court (Gross LJ and Leggatt J) have handed down judgment in the case of Merida Oil and Bunnvale v City of London Police. The case was a judicial review of the City of London...

7 April 2017

Barclays LIBOR trial

The re-trial of two Barclays traders, accused of manipulating LIBOR, concluded yesterday at Southwark Crown Court.  The defendants, Ryan Reich and Stylianos Contagoulas, were acquitted of conspiracy...