Tana Adkin QC of Charter Chambers, leading Kate Round secured the acquittal of John De'Viana in a trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court. Mr. De'Viana, a former European karate champion, was accused of child cruelty against his two daughters whilst coaching them
We are pleased to welcome Julia Queen (2015 call) & Michael Hayes (2016 call). Both practice exclusively in family law. Michael has 20 years experience of advocacy as a solicitor with higher rights, before transferring to the bar. Michael is also qualified as a family arbitrator.
Elizabeth Hartnett appeared in the Court of Appeal..
..on 15th November 2016 before King L.J., successfully arguing an application for permission to appeal to be made out of time following final care and placement orders being made in a care case, where the appeal was not lodged until over 3 weeks after the time limit had expired.
Elizabeth Hartnett successfully..
...defended an appeal in the High Court, on 14th November 2016, before Baker J against an order prohibiting internal relocation of a parent and child within the UK. This was one of the first cases to be dealt with under the amended Access to Justice Act 1999 which means appeals are now heard in the High Court rather than the Court of Appeal.
Mark Eldridge case reported in The Daily Mail
A prison escape following an attempted murder trial in which Mark Eldridge is instructed, has been widely reported in the national press. The full report can be read at The Mail Online.
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.