3PB shortlisted for Chambers of the Year 2021
26th August 2021
3PB Barristers are delighted to have been shortlisted again for Chambers of the Year at the British Legal Awards. The awards take place this year on 17 November at the London Hilton on Park Lane.
The shortlist can be found here.
Jonathan Underhill secures only acquittal in money laundering case at Inner London Crown Court
Jonathan Underhill’s client SB was unanimously acquitted following a seven-day trial at the Inner London Crown Court. The Prosecution alleged that SB was one of a number of persons involved in the conversion of criminal property, namely the proceeds of a $1.2million (USD) payment diversion fraud. Funds were fraudulently obtained from an international bank, and subsequently transferred across the globe via the first defendant and other persons and ultimately to SB and his company. Jonathan...Continue reading
Matthew Wyard advises businesses on defending the raft of new data protection and privacy claims
3PB Barristers’ specialist regulatory law barrister, Matthew Wyard (pictured here) has released the second article in 3PB’s Cyber Law Series. The feature looks at the raft of recent claims brought for breaches of statutory duty under the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. The article considers how to address the merits and quantum of data protection claims and gives practical tips for dealing with claims. This includes challenging claimant arguments that the Court...Continue reading
Congratulations to Christopher Pix
Having completed his third six pupillage, Chambers is delighted to congratulate and welcome criminal law barrister Christopher Pix, pictured here, as a member of 3PB. Adam Feest QC, Head of 3PB’s 37-strong Crime team said: "I am absolutely delighted Christopher has become a tenant at Chambers. He worked exceptionally hard during a third six pupillage and the COVID pandemic did not stand in the way of his desire to excel and impress. I welcome Christopher...Continue reading
With the advent of Covid-19, virtual evidentiary hearings through online communication services have increasingly become the norm. Some of the overriding concerns surrounding these virtual hearings include issues of due process, in particular the assessment of witness evidence as regards credibility and reliability. The trend has also brought about discussions in relation to the development of cyber protocols dealing with logistical issues such as time-zone differences and ‘zoom fatigue’. In the first video instalment of...Continue reading