Category: General News

3PB Barrister Mark Green successful in landmark age discrimination case against the NHS

3 Paper Buildings (3PB) Employment and Discrimination barrister Mark Green, instructed by Anna Illingworth of solicitors Rowberry Morris, successfully represented 88-year-old secretary Eileen Jolly in suing the NHS for age and disability discrimination after she was dismissed, despite the surgeon she worked for disagreeing with the decision, stating she was ‘meticulous and reliable'. Mrs Jolly, […]

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Victoria Jones earns another ranking for her Intellectual Property expertise from the World Trademark Review 2019

Victoria Jones’ expertise has once again been acknowledged in the World Trademark Review: “Victoria Jones is highlighted for her specialisation in trademark, passing off and online enforcement matters and for the commercial and pragmatic way in which she approaches complex cases”. This ranking is further acknowledgement of Victoria’s first class Intellectual Property expertise. Victoria is also […]

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Employment barrister Matthew Curtis secures permission to appeal against costs order

3PB barrister Matthew Curtis, appearing before the President of the EAT, Mr Justice Choudhury, successfully obtained permission to appeal against a costs order made by an employment tribunal after the appeal was initially refused at the sift stage. The President said he was “very grateful” for the “considerable benefit” of Matthew’s submissions. A full appeal […]

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3PB’s Sarah Jennings appointed as First Tier SEC Tribunal Judge

3PB’s family barrister Sarah Jennings has been appointed by the Senior President of Tribunals as a part-time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber). She will be hearing matters encompassing social security and child support, criminal injuries compensation, and asylum support. Sarah – who was called to the Bar in 2009 – is highly […]

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Commercial update - Richard Whitehouse: Scope of duty in professional negligence: the return of “advice” versus “information”

In the first case on scope of duty in professional negligence since BPE Solicitors v. Hughes-Holland, has the Court of Appeal returned to the classic distinction between ‘advice’ and ‘information’ cases? Richard Whitehouse analyses the recent decision in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2019] EWCA Civ 40. Click here to read Richard's analysis. Richard is a Commercial […]

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3PB barrister Nicholas Leviseur in corporate governance case law: membership groups, terminating membership and an implied term

Judgment was given last week in Dymoke v Association for Dance Movement Pyschotherapy UK Ltd [2019] EWHC 94 (QB) by Mr Justice Popplewell. The case concerned a company limited by guarantee and, in the context of a decision to terminate a member's membership, an argument based on the existence of an implied term concerning the […]

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