We are actively recruiting for Third Six pupils with an interest in family law. We have a surplus of family work, and pupils can expect to be in court every day. Further information is available on the link below and at https://www.barcouncil.org.uk/careers/third-six-vacancies-and-best-practice/
5 Pump Court has 40 qualified Direct Public Access Barristers with expertise in the following areas of law: Employment & Discrimination, Family, Property & Landlord & Tenant, Business & Commercial, Construction, Professional Negligence & Liability, Crime, Personal Injury.
5 Pump Court is well known for its criminal and regulatory work but the set also has expertise across the family and civil spectrums. The clerks’ room consists of first junior and designated criminal clerk John Wooloughan, designated family clerk Jay Dorton, designated civil clerk Greg Piner, and assistant practice clerk Stephen Bush. Our Family clerking team are also finalists for Clerking Team of the Year at the Family Law Awards 2019.
We regularly provide in-house seminars to professional clients on a range of subjects within our core areas of Civil, Family and Crime. Please contact our clerks about any such requirements.
Kemi Ojutiku Successful in Court Of Appeal
Kemi recently appeared in the Court of Appeal before Peter Jackson LJ and successfully resisted an application for permission to appeal against the decision of a Recorder by a Mother in respect of the interim removal of the subject children from her care. Kemi represented the Father who, together with the Children’s Guardian, had supported the local authority’s application for an Interim Care Order. There had been a long history of Private Law proceedings and the children were found to have suffered emotional harm.
Dr Onyoja Momoh at POAM project workshop
Onyoja Momoh co-organises the UK POAM project workshops (EU funded) on the intersection between domestic violence and parental child abduction, which took place on 28th & 29th May 2019, hosted by the University of Aberdeen.
5 Pump Court took part in the London Legal Walk 2019 on 17 June 2019 raising money for charities that provide life changing legal advice and representation to those in need.
Mark Eldridge successfully prosecuted a Section 18 stabbing
Mark Eldridge successfully prosecuted a Section 18 stabbing at Croydon Crown Court this week where a man stabbed his ex-partner with a kitchen knife in her face after she visited him in his flat due to concerns that he was not taking prescribed medication.
5 Pump Court are delighted to welcome new tenants
5 Pump Court are delighted to welcome Dale Timson and Nancy Williams as tenants on successful completion of their pupillages
Mark Eldridge successfully prosecutes attempted murder and Section 18 GBH
Mark Eldridge successfully prosecutes attempted murder and Section 18 GBH at the Old Bailey. The two men ambushed and savagely attacked a 15 year old in Chessington in June 2018