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Employment Barristers Lachlan Wilson and Mathew Gullick in Court of Appeal case concerning holiday entitlement of workers on zero hours contracts

At the beginning of May, Lachlan Wilson and Mathew Gullick appeared before the Court of Appeal for the employee, a school's peripatetic music teacher, in a challenge brought by the employer against the decision of the EAT (reported as Brazel v Harpur Trust at [2018] ICR D10) that, in cases involving workers on zero hours contracts, there […]

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Conwoman jailed for three years

3PB's Berenice Mulvanny acted in a case against a 'vindictive conwoman' who made more than £100,000 on a sugar daddy website by 'catfishing' married men before blackmailing them has been jailed for nearly three years. Reports in the Daily Mail state that Shannon Lee, 21, from Netley Abbey near Southampton, would pose as another woman, […]

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Adam Feest QC leading Gemma White secure Manslaughter conviction in hit and run

On 3rd June at Bristol Crown Court Dario Carboni changed his plea to guilty in respect of the manslaughter of pensioner Kenneth Kiley in July last year. This plea came at the close of the Prosecution case following complicated pre-trial legal argument and 10 days of evidence. Despite denying being the driver of the vehicle involved in […]

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3PB provide specialist legal and practical tips training for law firm Irwin Mitchell

Ten specialist members of 200-strong 3PB Barristers will today be training more than 50 lawyers from leading law firm Irwin Mitchell’s highly-regarded Medical Negligence, Family Law, Court of Protection/Public Law and Travel (Serious Injury) teams at 3PB's Colmore Building offices in Birmingham.    

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Adam Feest QC leads Berenice Mulvanny in successful high profile prosecution of football coach Bob Higgins

The predatory paedophile who used his reputation as a star-maker to abuse children whilst working as the Youth Development Officer at Southampton Football Club and Peterborough United was convicted of 45 counts of indecent assault against 23 victims. 3PB's Adam Feest QC, who heads the set's crime team, led Berenice Mulvanny for the prosecution in […]

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Commercial Update: Lawful economic duress and reasonableness – an analysis by Christopher Edwards

Commercial barrister Christopher Edwards analyses the Court of Appeal decision in Times Travel (UK) v Pakistan International Airlines Corporation and its impact on the criteria of lawful economic duress and reasonableness in commercial contracts. Click here to read Christopher's analysis. Click here to view his profile.

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