George Pulman QC

21 Jan

Stour Chambers is sad to announce the death, on 15 January 2021, of former door tenant, George Pulman, Queen’s Counsel. George had a long and distinguished career at the Bar and also in sitting as a Recorder and Diocesan Chancellor. He will be remembered not only for his great professional ability but also for his friendly and genial personality. He will be remembered in particular for his untiring support for the University of Kent Temple Society and his interest in and support for Kent students who were considering a career at the Bar: it is in this context that a number of members of Stour Chambers first met him. During his time as a door tenant he was a great asset to chambers: he will be fondly remembered and greatly missed.

This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020

Stour Chambers has 'a range of barristers at different levels suited for different cases'. Members continue to be instructed in complex multi-day cases in the public law space, where it provides 'expert counsel' across Kent and further afield involving non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and extreme neglect. On the family finance front, Elizabeth Spence is a go-to barrister for high-value cases with issues of minority shareholdings and opponents deploying hostile litigation tactics.

~ Legal 500 Bar Guide 2021

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