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    Employment law case update out now

    This month's round up of all the latest employment case law is now available in both podcast and video form! Karen Moss and Grace Nicholls take you through their analyses of two of the most significant cases decided in December 2020. Karen talks about Quilter Private Client Advisers v Falconer and Continuum (Financial Services) LLP; whilst Grace takes us through Steer v Stormsure Ltd in the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Quilter and Falconer is a case...

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    3PB burns the midnight oil for claimant businesses ahead of Supreme Court decision in their favour on the FCA’s Business Interruption Insurance test case

    3PB Head of Chambers David Berkley QC (pictured here) and fellow commercial litigation barrister Neil Fawcett have been burning the midnight oil since Christmas ahead of today’s test case in favour of their clients, most of whom are small to medium-sized businesses, after the Supreme Court found in favour of the Financial Conduct Authority in their case against Arch Insurance and other UK insurers. Some insurers have already paid out on certain claims, but many have...

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  • Employment and discrimination law - January newsletter out now

    This month's newsletter is packed full of employment law news, case analysis and useful information written by our team of expert employment barristers.
    In this edition we bring you the news of a forthcoming new Silk appointment in our team, the latest employment news as well as our articles.
    We have a podcast recording on PI claims arising out of discrimination claims as well as an employment law update in video and podcast form.
    Finally, we invite you to register for our first live employment law webinar of 2021, due to take place on 18 February.

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  • Sunyana Sharma extols the benefits of secondments for barristers in Counsel magazine

    In July 2013, barrister Sunyana Sharma started a whole new area of regulatory and disciplinary law when she took up a secondment as a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) case presenter. For six months, she presented NMC cases up and down the country. The birth of her daughter in 2016 brought fresh challenges in returning to private practice and doing a three-week trial in Manchester at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service when still breastfeeding and...

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    Brexit and employment law

    On 24 December 2020 the UK and EU reached three agreements setting out the future relationship between the parties. Those three agreements comprise of the trade and co-operation agreement, the security of classified information agreement and finally the Euratom UK nuclear co-operation agreement. For the purposes of UK employment law practitioners, the key agreement is the trade and co-operation agreement. On 31 December 2020 the future relationship agreements were published, subject to final revisions. The...

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    Regulatory/disciplinary barrister Victoria Sheppard-Jones joins 3PB  

    Victoria Sheppard-Jones, a specialist in financial crime and regulatory investigations, prosecutions and enforcement in the financial services and healthcare sectors, has joined national chambers 3PB Barristers from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). She has been working at the FCA on an investigation into the Anti Money Laundering and Compliance framework of a large bank. This follows two years as a complex casework lawyer at the Court of Appeal's Criminal Division. Prior to this, Victoria was...

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    Michael Corrigan retires from chambers

    Head of Credit Control and former Senior Clerk, Michael Corrigan (pictured here) has announced his retirement at the age of 70 from 3PB Barristers, having started in the Temple in 1968 as a junior clerk.  Prior to joining 3PB in 2006, he was the Senior Clerk for 25 years in a busy Common Law set in the Temple in London. 3PB are arranging a celebratory dinner for Michael, once the pandemic restrictions allow. Michael was...

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    Joshua Dubin comments about cowboy builders and victims’ rights for MailonLine

    The website MailonLine carried a detailed feature yesterday about homeowners who were left thousands of pounds out of pocket at the hands of their 'cowboy' builders. Their accounts come amid growing calls for the Government to introduce a statutory licensing scheme which regulates builders and protects customers seeking redress for poor workmanship. 3PB property barrister Joshua Dubin (pictured here) said in the article that “one of the important pitfalls for the building industry was the...

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    Sunyana Sharma reviews the impact of Maughan in the Coroners Court

    3PB’s specialist regulatory and criminal law barrister Sunyana Sharma (pictured here) has reviewed the case of R (on the application of Maughan) (AP) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46. The case related to James Maughan, who was a prisoner held in HMP Bullingdon. Sadly on 11 July 2016 he was found hanging in his cell from a ligature and he was pronounced dead. The jury, in its narrative had originally concluded...

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    Jonathan Underhill secures acquittal for his client in multi-handed VAT fraud

    3PB’s specialist crime and regulatory law barrister Jonathan Underhill (pictured here) has secured acquittal for his client following a two week trial in a multi-handed VAT fraud matter. Jonathan's client was accused of being knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of VAT. After two weeks of prosecution evidence, and following detailed written and oral submissions, Jonathan was successful in persuading the judge to withdraw the case from the jury and direct the acquittal of the Defendant....

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    3PB organises charity raffle and Christmas themed quiz

    3PB’s team of barristers, clerks and staff based in Birmingham organised a Christmas-themed virtual quiz and raffle in aid of charity All Birmingham’s Children (ABC). The team managed to raise £320 for ABC; a cause that 3PB Birmingham have long supported. Eddie O’Hara, Chair of All Birmingham’s Children said: ‘’This is fantastic. I would just like to say a huge thank you to 3PB for organising this and donating the £320 raised to ABC. I...

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    Berenice Mulvanny successfully prosecutes sex offender in undercover operation

    3PB’s specialist criminal law barrister Berenice Mulvanny (pictured here) successfully prosecuted Matthew Millen for attempting to pay for the sexual services of an 11-year-old girl. Former Bank of England employee, Matthew Millen, was found guilty of attempting to pay for the sexual services of a child. Millen had arranged payment with what he believed to be the 11-year old’s father, who he anticipated also being present during the criminal act. The trial involved the undercover operative anonymously...

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