3PB has dealt with professional disciplinary matters acting for teachers and students who are facing National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) - and Vocational-Student - Fitness-to-Practice hearings.
This includes advising on the process and pleadings, employment and professional conduct issues. These cases are rarely anything but high stakes with teachers' and students' careers and determinations of misconduct to be made.
Welcome to the 9th edition of our education law newsletter. Edited by Jim Hirschmann and Katherine Anderson, it features analysis and contributions from head of team Charlotte Hadfield, Katherine Anderson (who celebrated the publishing of her book), Emma Waldron, Olivia McGonigle, Jim Hirschmann and pupil Rosa Thomas.Continue reading
Case analysis covers: R (on the application of Swalcliffe Park School) v Wokingham Borough Council and another  EWHC 1451 (Admin); R (on the application of AI) v London Borough of Wandsworth  EWHC 2088 (Admin); MXX v A Secondary School  EWCA Civ 99; and Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust v JS and Others  EWCOP 33. The team also looks at potential student litigation that could arise out of the university marking and assessment boycott.
3PB Barristers have created a dedicated webpage on its website to act as a hub for the many articles, briefings and webinar and podcast recordings about lockdown laws and regulations as well as practical issues like court attendance, e-bundles, remote and hybrid hearings. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to create employment, contractual and other legal challenges which are in many ways unprecedented. The impact of the virus is being felt, and in response, 3PB have...Continue reading
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