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3PB's Peter Collie appointed onto the FIDIC Contract committee

FIDIC today has strengthened its influential contracts committee with the arrival of a new chair Vincent Leloup and the appointment of barrister Peter Collie, 3pB's Head of Construction & Engineering, alongside Kiri Parr, regional legal counsel at Arup in Australia and Husni Madi, chief executive of Shura Construction Management in Jordan. The new chair Vincent […]

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Stephen Wyeth edits 3PB's February Employment and Discrimination Newsletter

Stephen Wyeth has edited 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Sarah Clarke, Katherine Anderson, Naomi Webber, Grace Nicholls. Cases reviewed are: Q v Secretary of State for Justice UKEAT/0120/19/JOJ - When are Article 8 rights engaged in the context of an unfair dismissal claim and how should the engagement of such rights […]

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Katherine Anderson analyses Shah v TIAA Ltd, following her successful appearance in the EAT

Reasonable adjustments: is it relevant that the employee did not mention them? Katherine Anderson analyses Shah v TIAA Ltd UKEAT/0180/19/BA, following her successful representation of the respondent employer in this appeal before the EAT. Click here to read Katherine's analysis for the case. Click here to view the full judgment. Katherine is an experienced employment […]

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Sarah Clarke analyses Chowdhury v Marsh Farm Futures, following her successful appearance in the EAT

Has the test for whether or not an appeal should be allowed in respect of a case management decision, as laid down in O’Cathail v Transport for London, been impliedly overruled by R (Osborn) v Parole Board? No, says the EAT in Chowdhury v Marsh Farm Futures UKEAT/0473/18/DA, siding with specialist employment barrister Sarah Clarke. […]

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Today's Family Lawyer First Roundtable at 3PB Birmingham

After the successful launch of Today’s Family Lawyer in 2019 and extremely positive response received from legal professionals across the family law industry, we are excited to announce the first family law Round table will take place at 3PB Birmingham on Wednesday 12th February. This event is offered on a complimentary basis, however, places are […]

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3PB’s Birmingham office give a mighty roar for Birmingham Children’s Trust

Vanessa Meachin QC, head of 3PB’s family team, attended a New Year's party on Saturday 25th January 2020 for The Birmingham Roaring Lions! The Birmingham Roaring Lions is Birmingham Children's Trust’s forum for children and young people with disabilities. It was formed to give children and young people with physical and learning disabilities a voice […]

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VAT on; VAT off: Martial Arts and the Education Exemption - an analysis by Max Schofield

Max Schofield analyses Premier Family Martial Arts LLP (“PFMA”) v HMRC [2020] UKFTT 1 (TC), in which the First Tier Tribunal was tasked with assessing kickboxing classes and the education exemption for private tuition. Click here to read the full analysis. A shorter version was also published in the Tax Journal and is available here. […]

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3PB Barrister Sunyana Sharma secures a successful conviction for the Maritime Coastguard Agency

3PB Barrister Sunyana Sharma secures a conviction and sentence for the Maritime Coastguard Agency against the Master, Daniel Wakefield and the Company, London Party Boats Ltd following a collision of the vessel ‘Jewel of London’, a passenger class V vessel on the River Thames. On 13 December 2018 the ‘Jewel of London’ collided with the […]

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