Category: General News

Commercial update: Settlement agreements, unknown claims, and finality

Will a settlement agreement compromise claims that are unknown to the parties? Alexander Whatley analyses the Court of Appeal’s most recent contribution to the issue (Khanty-Mansiysk Recoveries Ltd v Forsters LLP [2018] EWCA Civ 89). To view Alexander's analysis please click here. Alexander is a Commercial Law barrister specialising in contract disputes. To view his profile […]

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3PB barrister Sarah Bowen analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB barrister Sarah Bowen analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: Age discrimination/Objective justification – Sargeant and Others v London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and Others UKEAT/0116/17/LA and The Lord Chancellor and Anor v McCloud and Ors [2018] UKEAT/0071/17/2901 Sex Discrimination – HM Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills v Interim Executive […]

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3PB Sports Barrister Graham Gilbert on athlete cocaine use: the cases of Dale Swift, Graham Gibbons & Dan Evans

In his latest article for LawInSport, sports barrister Graham Gilbert reviews the cases of Dale Swift, Graham Gibbons and Dan Evans and, in doing so, provides an overview and brief comparison of the relevant anti-doping rules. Please click here to read Graham's analysis. To view Graham's profile, please click here.

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3PB Family team boosted with latest recruit

3PB has recruited family law barrister James Legg from Northampton Chambers to work from its flagship London office in Temple. James represents local authorities, parents, guardians and prospective special guardians in care proceeding and frequently appears in proceedings involving vulnerable clients, cross-examination of expert witnesses and jurisdictional issues. James also has an extensive private family […]

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3PB's Elizabeth McGrath QC shortlisted for 'Barrister of the Year' by the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards

Elizabeth McGrath QC of 3PB's family team has been nominated in the 'Barrister of the Year' category by the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards. The awards have been showcasing the very best of the region’s legal talent since the inaugural event in 2002. Firms and individuals practicing in the West Midlands were invited to submit […]

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3PB Barrister Victoria Jones earns another accolade for her Intellectual Property expertise

The World Trade Mark Review has once again acknowledged 3PB Victoria Jones for her Intellectual Property expertise: 'At 3PB, Victoria Jones focuses on trademark and passing-off cases. She garners plaudits for her down-to-earth style and practical approach.' Victoria's IP practice covers all aspects of trade marks, passing off, copyright, designs and breach of confidence. She […]

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3PB Silk duo Nigel Lickley QC and Adam Feest QC lead five 3PB junior barristers in high profile Dorset murder case

Murder of Guy Hedger. Two men were jailed for life today (23 January) following convictions for murder after an eight week trial at Winchester Crown Court.  Seven members of the 3PB Crime Team were involved in this case – Nigel Lickley QC leading Jodie Mittell and Gemma White for the Prosecution, Adam Feest QC leading […]

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3PB Crime Barristers Jodie Mittell and Berenice Mulvanny in case involving European Campaign of Terror

On Wednesday 24 January 2018 two defendants who had been extradited from The Netherlands were sentenced for their part in a blackmail conspiracy. The case stemmed from a campaign involving animal rights extremism. Amongst other tactics the activists used overnight attacks on homes in Europe including the use of incendiary explosive devices, paint stripper and graffiti. Evidence […]

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