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ANDREW SHERIFF RIP

3 Paper Buildings (3PB) has very sadly reported today that property and commercial litigation barrister Andrew Sheriff passed away on Boxing Day 26 December 2018, after battling with cancer. Despite his illness Andrew continued to support his colleagues and provide his expert knowledge and assistance for the benefit of his clients and colleagues. An exceptional […]

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3PB welcome crime and regulatory barrister Jonathan Underhill

3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) has continued its expansion with the arrival of Jonathan Underhill who joins chambers as an expert criminal and financial crime barrister from Foundry Chambers (formerly 9-12 Bell Yard). He was called to the Bar in 2008, Jonathan is highly rated for financial crime and POCA cases, regulatory cases and criminal […]

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Susan Jones successfully opposes High Court Appeal challenging both Procedural Matters and Findings of Fact

Susan Jones successfully opposed High Court Appeal before Mrs Justice Lambert Arising out of a Public Trial, at which Susan acted for the Claimant at First instance, the Appellate Local Authority challenged a decision of a Circuits Judge on 5 Grounds, which Susan categorised under two headings: Whether the Judge was wrong to allow the […]

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Three senior family barristers join 3PB team

3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) – the large national barristers’ chambers - are delighted to announce that, in their latest three recruits for their 70-strong family team, matrimonial finance barrister Elaine Strachan is returning to 3PB and will work alongside new recruit senior family barrister Andrew Neaves who has just joined from St Philips - and […]

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3PB criminal barristers awarded Certificate of Congratulations from the Chief Constable of Hampshire

3PB criminal barristers Jodie Mittell and Gemma White awarded Certificate of Congratulations from the Chief Constable of Hampshire following the successful prosecution of multiple drug dealing networks in Southampton. Individually, and as lead and junior Counsel, over a period of some 20 months Jodie and Gemma prosecuted a number of county lines drug dealing networks operating in […]

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Max Schofield represents taxpayer in successful appeal in juice cleanse case

Max Schofield represented The Core (Swindon) in a successful appeal against HMRC regarding the VAT treatment of juice cleanse programmes. The First Tier Tribunal ruled that the juice cleanse programmes, taken in place of meals, were to be classified as food rather than beverages and were, therefore, zero-rated." Read the Judgment here Max Schofield is […]

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New joiners for family barristers team at 3PB

3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) – the large national barristers’ chambers - are delighted to announce today, that in their latest two recruits to their 68-strong family team,  senior family barrister Andrew Neaves will be joining from St Philips and former solicitor Sarah Tierney – who was  deputy head of the family team with solicitors […]

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£350m of additional funding is to be made available to support children with special educational needs and disabilities

Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to benefit from an extra £350 million funding to provide specialist support and tailored facilities, helping those with complex needs to succeed. The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced that councils will receive an additional £250 million over the next two years on top of […]

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Charles Irvine acts in claim against Sirius Marine Services for defective workmanship

Charles Irvine acted for Mr Greatbatch in a High Court (Business and Property)(Queen’s Bench Division)(Admiralty) claim against Sirius Marine Services Ltd for defective workmanship. The case raised issues as to the correct rate for the loss of use of a pleasure vessel.  The Court awarded loss of use at a rate of 8% (rather than […]

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