Criminal Barrister Thomas Acworth represents Asperger sufferer in Bournemouth Crown Court
19th January 2018
3PB Criminal barrister Thomas Acworth represented a defendant with a long history of mental instability, who threatened his father with a knife at the family home, caused over £25,000 worth of damage to his father’s property and threatened to carry out an acid attack on a friend’s sister.
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Tom Evans' client found not guilty in Bristol Crown Court of causing death by careless driving
3PB Crime barrister Tom Evans’ client, Stephen Johnson, was involved in a collision with a motorcycle that resulted in the death of a motorcycle rider, Keith Pearce. The defendant accepted that he was required to give way; had not come to a stop; he had cut the corner; had not activated his indicator; and had not taken a second look along the carriageway before commencing his turn. However, the jury in Bristol Crown Court concluded...Continue reading
3PB Barristers are pleased to announce that specialist criminal law barrister Elisabeth Bussey-Jones (pictured here) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal by the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Sir Keith Lindblom. She has been assigned to the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber to exercise the Mental Health Jurisdiction within that Chamber with effect from 7 June 2021. She will known as Tribunal Judge Bussey-Jones. Elisabeth Bussey-Jones is a...Continue reading
3PB’s barrister-author Sarah Langford features on the cover of this month’s Counsel magazine, after an interview with Chris Henley QC, former Chair of the Criminal Bar Association, about the parallels between farming and farmers, and the law and barristers, and the dilemmas of combining young children with continued practice at the Bar. As the feature explains, Sarah Langford’s brilliant first book “In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law” was published in 2018 and her...Continue reading
Two of 3PB’s specialist crime barristers feature in BBC’s new documentary ‘’Football’s Darkest Secret’’
Adam Feest QC, who heads 3PB’s group of criminal law barristers, is appearing tonight with fellow 3PB crime team counsel Berenice Mulvanny in the BBC’s new three-part documentary about child abuse in English football. The BBC’s new three part documentary ‘’Football's Darkest Secret’’ which airs tonight at 9pm on BBC One, follows a number of high profile cases involving sexual/child abuse in English football. Specialist crime barristers Adam Feest QC and Berenice Mulvanny will talk...Continue reading