14 November 2016

Timetable announced for pupillage applications

We are pleased to announce the timetable for applications for pupillage starting in 2018.   Applications open 28 November 2016 Application deadline 24 February 2017 First Round...

20 October 2016

Brexit Briefing No. 4 (Part 2)

In Part II of Brexit Briefing No. 4, we consider issues arising in respect of police cooperation and specifically the future of information sharing arrangements between EU and UK forces.

19 October 2016

Legal 500 Crime Set of the Year - Shortlist

We are delighted to announce that Chambers has been shortlisted for Crime Set of the Year at the upcoming Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2017.

14 October 2016

New Deepcut Inquest

The High Court today ordered a second inquest into the death of Sean Benton, a recruit at Deepcut Barracks in 1995. The order was made under section 13 of the Coroners Act 1988, following an...

13 October 2016

Application to terminate SFO investigation

The High Court (Gross LJ and Andrews J) yesterday handed down judgment in R (ota Soma Oil & Gas) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office. The case concerned an application for a mandatory order...

13 October 2016

Aftab Jafferjee QC joins Chambers

We are delighted to welcome Aftab Jafferjee QC as a new tenant in chambers. A former Senior Treasury Counsel, Aftab brings with him a first rate practice, prosecuting and defending in difficult and...

12 October 2016

Brexit Briefing No.4 (Part 1)

In the fourth of our Brexit Briefings (the first of two parts), we consider the future of UK/EU policing cooperation, in particular the relationship between UK and EU agencies and aspects of EU law...

11 October 2016

High Court challenge to VRR scheme

In R(Chaudhry) v Director of Public Prosecutions, the High Court considered a challenge to CPS policy on a victim's 'right of review' (VRR) where charges are brought against some, but not all...

8 October 2016

Chambers welcomes new members

We are delighted to announce three new tenants in Chambers and a new associate member. Sahil Sinha, Tom Williams, and Mohsin Zaidi join Chambers following successful completion of their...

20 September 2016

Ibrahim v UK (Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights)

On 13 September 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg handed down judgment in the case of Ibrahim and others. The case concerned the delay in granting access to...

19 September 2016

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2016

We are delighted to announce that 6KBW College Hill has been shortlisted for Crime Set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2016. We also extend our warmest congratulations to Simon Ray, who has...

15 September 2016

Jonathan Turner QC

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Jonathan Chadwick Turner QC (always known as Jon) died on 14 September 2016, aged 65, after a long illness which, despite its severity, he faced...

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

Deepcut Inquest Reaches Conclusion

On 3 June 2016, the Conclusion was delivered in the inquest into the death of Private Cheryl James at Deepcut Barracks, Surrey. Ms James was a trainee in the Royal Logistics Corps, who was killed by...