Forthcoming Events & Seminars
Virtual quiz in aid of mental health charity MindOut
Date: Thursday 23rd Sep 2021 Time: 7:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
One of the ways 3PB Barristers have chosen to mark this year's Pride is by organising a virtual quiz in aid of mental health charity MindOut. MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people. They work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern. Specialist employment and education law barrister Lachlan Wilson will be hosting the…
Commercial law webinar - via Zoom - 28 September 11am
Date: Tuesday 28th Sep 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom.
3PB Barristers are hosting a free Commercial Law Webinar via Zoom on Tuesday 28 September 2021 from 11am to 12pm, presented by Seb Oram and Charles Irvine. Seb Oram on "Reassessing ‘scope of duty’ in Commercial disputes". By restricting a defendant’s liability to those losses within the scope of his duty, the law places limits on a defendant’s financial responsibility for wrongdoing. Following the Supreme Court’s restatement of the principle in Manchester Building Society v. Grant Thornton  UKSC 20, this…
Family law brunch - via Zoom - 30 September 11am
Date: Thursday 30th Sep 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
The 3PB family team is delighted to resume its brunch series of informal get-togethers via Zoom on Thursday 30 September at 11am. We very much look forward to welcoming you back. Your hosts this month will be family law specialists Nicola Frost and Esther Lieu. Nicola Frost will consider ‘Pre-nups: can you have your wedding cake and eat it?’. Esther Lieu will present ‘The impact of Brexit on financial remedies – an overview’. We would be delighted to see you…
Previous Events & Seminars
Tackling normalised sexual harassment and abuse in education institutions: a webinar via Zoom - 21 June 5pm
Date: Monday 21st Jun 2021 Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Venue: via Zoom
On 10th June 2021, Ofsted published its review on safeguarding policies in state and independent schools and colleges in relation to sexual abuse. The review has further emphasised how prevalent sexual abuse is in our education institutions and that steps must be taken to tackle this issue.
Join specialist education & employment law practitioners Charlotte Hadfield, Sarah Bowen and Alice de Coverley from 3PB’s Education and Employment & Discrimination teams at 5pm on 21st June 2021 for an update and discussion in relation to this important area.
Probate law update - via Zoom - 17 June
Date: Thursday 17th Jun 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
3PB Barristers are hosting a free Probate Law Update via Zoom on Thursday 17 June 2021 from 11am to 12pm, presented by Martin Strutt and Lydia Pemberton. The event will be chaired by real property, trusts and probate specialist Cheryl Jones.
Martin Strutt on "Knowledge and approval and rectification: an overview of knowledge and approval and discussion as to whether rectification can in some circumstances cure a lack of knowledge and approval."
Lydia Pemberton on “Put up or shut up. How to progress estate administration: an overview into the options available to PRs who need to progress the estate administration when there are adverse or competing claims from outside the estate".
Family law brunch - via Zoom - 15 June
Date: Tuesday 15th Jun 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
The 3PB family team is hosting brunch via Zoom on Tuesday 15 June at 11am for one hour, in our series of monthly informal get-togethers.
Emma Griffiths will consider 'Re HN: Scott's demise?'.
Aimee Fox will present 'Covert recordings in family proceedings’.
We would be delighted to see you on Zoom. Please register above so that we know we have enough Zoom spaces available.
Residential Possession and Covid: a legal update - via Zoom - 9 June
Date: Wednesday 9th Jun 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom.
3PB Barristers are hosting a free Property Law Webinar via Zoom on Wednesday 9 June 2021 from 11am to 12pm focusing on Residential Possession and Covid, presented by Head of 3PB Property and Estates Group Matthew Cannings and Jack Webb.
Jack Webb will analyse "The current residential possession law and procedure in light of the Covid-19-related alterations to the former procedure".
Matthew Cannings will reflect on "The impact of recent cases and decisions".
Time will be set aside for questions and answers during the session but feel free to submit any questions in advance when registering on Zoom.
Judicial Review update: practice and procedure - via Zoom - 1 June
Date: Tuesday 1st Jun 2021 Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Venue: via Zoom
On 31st May 2021, the Part 54 Practice Directions will be revised, marking some substantial changes to judicial review claims moving forward. Join specialist judicial review practitioners Mathew Gullick QC, Caroline Stone, Matthew Wyard and Alice de Coverley from 3PB’s Public Law team at 3pm on 1st June 2021 for a one hour update on the forthcoming changes.
Topics for discussion will include:
- The new rules on where to issue your claim
- The new requirements for pleadings and bundles
- Urgent applications and applications for interim relief
There will also be a brief update on the Government’s proposed changes to judicial review following the Faulks Review.
Recent developments in Commercial Landlord & Tenant Law Webinar - via Zoom - 20 May
Date: Thursday 20th May 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
3PB Barristers are hosting a free Property Law Webinar via Zoom on Thursday 20 May 2021 from 11 am to 12 pm focusing on current topics and recent developments in Commercial Landlord & Tenant Law. Presented by Gavin Hamilton and Robert Weatherley, the webinar will be chaired by Matthew Cannings.
Gavin Hamilton will review reported cases over the last year and focus on the fate of the various arguments for termination or suspension of the tenant’s obligation to pay rent during business closure caused by the pandemic.
Robert Weatherley will consider recent developments and look in particular at CVAs and government backed initiatives for the sector.
Family law brunch - 29 April
Date: Thursday 29th Apr 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
Family law barristers Elisabeth Hudson and Theresa Lim look forward to seeing you at our next brunch via Zoom on Thursday 29 April at 11am.
Elisabeth Hudson will be presenting “Special Guardianship Orders - where are we now?”
Theresa Lim will talk about "Challenging Capacity Assessments: case law and procedure".
Renewable energy - book launch - Thursday 29 April 2021
Date: Thursday 29th Apr 2021 Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
Join the author of 'Renewable Energy from Wind and Solar Power: Law and Regulation' on 29 April for the launch of this seminal new text.
During this free event the author, William Webster a renewables and planning specialist, will highlight the key issues of note from the book in a Q&A style event held via Zoom. Energy sector specialist and Silk, David Parratt QC (Scot) will chair the event.
Litigating in 2021: jurisdiction, service and enforcement post-Brexit and civil procedure in the pandemic - 22 April
Date: Thursday 22nd Apr 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
Join our Head of Chambers David Berkley QC, and barristers Richard Whitehouse and Jack Webb as they host a Civil Law webinar on 22 April at 11am.
Richard Whitehouse on Civil Litigation post-Brexit: how the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 is expected to operate in practice, and the implications of withdrawal civil litigation specifically jurisdiction, service and enforcement.
Jack Webb will look at how the courts are dealing with pandemic-related cases covering a selection of significant recent decisions.
Employment law webinar - 21 April
Date: Wednesday 21st Apr 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
Preparing to trade in a post-pandemic economy: options available to employers facing uncertain times
Gareth Graham and Matthew Curtis will examine the options and potential pitfalls for businesses looking to make redundancies or organisational changes due to pressures caused by reduced activity.
The talk will include:
• Key considerations for a fair redundancy process
• Potential traps and pitfalls
• How to modify a redundancy process for employees returning from furlough or maternity leave
• Responding to claims of unfair redundancy, or discrimination in the redundancy process
Family law brunch - 25 March
Date: Thursday 25th Mar 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
The 3PB family team is hosting brunch via Zoom on Thursday 25 March at 11am for one hour, in our series of monthly informal get-togethers. Hamish Dunlop will be presenting “Court in a Storm: Financial remedy claims in COVID and Brexit times”. Gemma Chapman will talk about "Preserving the evidence: a public law update". We would be delighted to see you on Zoom. Please register above so that we know we have enough Zoom spaces available.
Family Law Brunch - 25 February
Date: Thursday 25th Feb 2021 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Venue: Via Zoom
The 3PB family team is hosting brunch via Zoom on Thursday 25 February at 11am in a series of monthly informal get-togethers. Michael George will be presenting “Making the Rat share his Wad” MPS applications in the light of Rattan v Kuwad. Oliver Thorne will talk about on Show Cause Applications with "Show Cause - A Short Guide to a Shortened Procedure". We would be delighted to see you on Zoom. Please register above so…