Category: General News

3PB's Michael Vere-Hodge QC and Nicholas Cotter in successful prosecution of Center Parcs

3PB's regulatory barristers Michael Vere-Hodge QC and Nicholas Cotter, representing the local authority, successfully prosecuted Center Parcs in Woburn. The site pleaded guilty, after a jury were sworn, to two counts that reflected a very serious health and safety breach that had put the employees of Center Parcs and the public at risk. An Center […]

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David Berkley QC warns of negligence risks in last minute court filing

3PB Head of Chambers David Berkley QC has warned that lawyers waiting until the last minute to file claims are taking huge negligence risks given the court’s hardline approach. The summer’s Court of Appeal judgment in Woodward v Phoenix established there was no duty on a party to inform the other side of procedural mistakes, […]

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3PB's Employment and Discrimination Newsletter - December 2019

Colin McDevitt edits 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Naomi Webber who reviews the Supreme Court decision in Royal Mail Group Ltd v Jhuti [2019] UKSC 55 and Daniel Brown who analyses Caterham School Limited v Rose and discusses the appropriateness of considering the question of conduct extending over a period at […]

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3PB nominated twice in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020

3PB is thrilled to have been shortlisted by the Legal 500 directory in the following categories: Regional Bar: Set of the Year and Regional Bar: Silk of the Year – Vanessa Meachin QC The nomination for Regional Set of the Year is further acknowledgment of the talent, hard work and investment by 3PB's members and staff […]

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3PB Family Barrister Emma Southern appointed Representative of the Western Circuit for Lincoln’s Inn

Emma Southern has been appointed Representative of the Western Circuit for Lincoln’s Inn. This newly created position is designed to inform, invent and introduce ways in which the Inn can increase engagement amongst members based outside of London. Each appointee will hold the position for 2 years, with the possibility to carry on for another […]

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