15 September 2016
Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate)
We extend our warmest congratulations to Emma Arbuthnot, a former member of chambers, on her appointment as Senior District Judge (the Chief Magistrate). Details of the appointment can be found...
9 September 2016
Extradition law - recent developments and the impact of Brexit
In an article published today in the Criminal Law Review, Rosemary Davidson, Ben Lloyd and Adam Payter examine the key developments in UK extradition law. The article reviews several significant...
5 September 2016
Brexit Briefing No. 3
In the third of our Brexit Briefings, we consider the impact of the decision to withdraw on the EU's regime of economic sanctions. It considers both the legal consequences of withdrawal and the...
13 July 2016
Brexit Briefing No. 2
In the second of our Brexit Briefings, we consider the implications for extradition: the impact of the withdrawal process and the options for post-EU extradition arrangements.
8 July 2016
Gross negligence manslaughter trial
A paediatric nurse is on trial for gross negligence manslaughter following the death of a 10-year-old girl at Weston General Hospital in 2012. Sarah Whitehouse QC and Adam Payter are...
4 July 2016
Chambers publishes Brexit Briefing No. 1
In our 6KBW Brexit Briefing No. 1, the first of a series of papers on the impact of Brexit for the criminal law, we consider the high level implications of the referendum result and the factors which...
30 June 2016
Melanie Cumberland appointed to the Attorney General's A Panel of Counsel to the Crown (Civil)
Chambers is delighted to announce that Melanie Cumberland has been appointed to the Attorney General’s A Panel of Counsel to the Crown (Civil). The new appointment takes effect from 1 September...
7 June 2016
Convictions for gang guilty of smuggling gun arsenal
The five men who played a part in the UK’s largest known gun smuggling operation were sentenced on Friday. The weapons – which originated from the same source as those used in the Charlie Hebdo...
19 May 2016
Five judge Court of Appeal considers terrorist sentencing
A five judge Court of Appeal (Lord Thomas CJ, Sir Brian Leveson P, Sweeney, Hickinbottom and Cheema-Grubb JJ), has handed down a landmark decision on sentencing for offences contrary to section 5...
5 April 2016
2017 Pupillage Applications Open
Applications for pupillages starting in October 2017 should be made direct to Chambers using our application form. The deadline for applications is 4 May 2016. Find more information about the...
24 March 2016
Historic cases of corrupting a 'foreign' agent are triable in England and Wales
On 21 March 2016 the Supreme Court refused permission to appeal a decision of the Court of Appeal in R v Alstom and others. The effect of the ruling is that historic instances of corruption (ie....
11 January 2016
Duncan Atkinson appointed QC
We congratulate Duncan Atkinson on his appointment as Queen's Counsel.
21 December 2015
We congratulate Jacob Hallam and Mark Weekes on their appointments as Recorders. They will sit on the South Eastern Circuit from January 2016.
17 December 2015
Pupillage award rises to £40,000
We are delighted to announce that, following a review, the pupillage award at 6KBW College Hill for 2017 will increase to £40,000. Funding will consist of a grant of £20,000 in the first six, plus...
7 November 2015
Attorney General appoints Senior Treasury Counsel
We congratulate Duncan Atkinson and Louis Mably on their appointment as Senior Treasury Counsel.
15 October 2015
We offer our warmest congratulations to Chris Hehir on his appointment to be a Circuit Judge, announced this morning.
23 September 2015
Crime Silk of the Year - 2015 Legal 500 Bar Awards
We are delighted to announce that Sasha Wass QC has won the 2015 Legal 500 Silk of the Year: Crime.
22 September 2015
Nominations for 2015 Chambers UK Bar Awards
We are delighted to have been nominated for two awards at the upcoming 2015 Chambers UK Bar Awards: Crime Set of the Year Crime Junior of the Year - Miranda Hill We have a strong history at...
15 September 2015
Sydney Elland Goldsmith Bar Pro Bono Award
Adam Payter has been nominated for the Sydney Elland Goldsmith Bar Pro Bono Award, which recognises outstanding commitment to pro bono work. The winner will be presented with the Award by Alistair...
6 July 2015
Symposium on Commercial Remedies
Paul Jarvis will speak at the Clifford Chance Symposium on Commercial Remedies to be held at the University of Cambridge on 9/10 July 2015. Clifford Chance sponsor this academic symposium, at which a...