Matthew Curtis and Berenice Mulvanny appointed as part-time Deputy District Judges

19th February 2024

DDJ appointment Curtis and Mulvanny

3PB are delighted to announce that employment barrister Matthew CurtisMatthew CurtisCall: 2006 and criminal law barrister, Berenice MulvannyBerenice MulvannyCall: 2009 (pictured here) have been appointed part-time Deputy District Judges - to officiate on the Western Circuit (to hear civil cases), and in the Magistrates Courts respectively.

Berenice was called to the Bar in 2009. She is a specialist practitioner instructed on the most serious offences on the Western Circuit, including murder, rape and other serious sexual offences, fraud and dishonesty offences, firearms and explosives, drugs conspiracies, arson, and serious violence. She is a Grade 4 Prosecutor for the CPS and specialist rape and serious sexual assault prosecutor and is also on the approved CPS Advocates Counter Terrorism and Serious Crime Group Specialist Panels.

Matthew was called to the Bar in 2006. He is a specialist employment and discrimination barrister who regularly appears in the Employment Tribunal and the EAT on behalf of employers and employees and deals with many complex multi-day cases such as disability discrimination, unfair dismissal, whistleblowing and TUPE disputes. Matthew is instructed by numerous large national retailers, transport companies, airline industry providers and a multitude of SME’s as well as several local authorities.

Both join an array of part-time judges and Recorders who also have busy practices at national chambers 3PB alongside their judicial roles.

To instruct Berenice or contact her, please email her clerk Stuart Pringle on [email protected] or call him on 01962 868884. To instruct Matthew or contact him, please email his clerk Russell Porter on [email protected] or call him on 01865 793 736.