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3PB welcomes property barrister Antonietta Grasso

Antonietta Grasso has joined 3PB's property team. Antonietta is an extremely driven barrister and has a particular versatile ability to deal with difficult, demanding and / or vulnerable clients, or cases that are sensitive in nature.  Antonietta has been recognised as Leading Junior, in the field of Property Law, for four consecutive years, describing her […]

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Estate agencies and other agencies fees: the interpretation of an ‘Introduction’

3PB’s Alexander Whatley has successfully defended against a claim for an agency fee which turned on the interpretation of an ‘Introduction’. This is a widely contested issue in both the estate agency and recruitment agency sectors in the UK. The claim was defeated half-way through the trial by way of a successful submission, by 3PB […]

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3PB’s Matthew Curtis in two disability discrimination cases at EAT this last fortnight

3PB Barristers employment & discrimination law specialist Matthew Curtis has just appeared in two disability discrimination cases at the EAT this last fortnight. Appearing before HHJ Eady Q.C. on both occasions, Matthew first represented a Respondent appealing on procedural irregularity and perversity grounds, then represented a Claimant on a pro bono basis under the ELAAS […]

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3PB recruits childcare family barrister for Birmingham team

3PB Barristers are proud to announce the recruitment of a new family barrister specialising in children for its Birmingham office and national family law team. Rebecca Franklin – called to the Bar in 2001 – joins from another leading Birmingham chambers and provides representation in private law children matters, public law and domestic violence/injunctions. Rebecca […]

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3PB successful prosecution for gross negligence manslaughter at Wiltshire court martial

3PB’s Head of Chambers Nigel Lickley QC leading David Richards prosecuted an army officer for offence of gross negligence manslaughter and another officer and a warrant officer for negligent performance of duty arising from the death of soldier Michael Maguire on Castlemartin Ranges, West Wales in May 2012 during a live firing training exercise. The 8 […]

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3PB’s Rebecca Farrell acts for Petitioning Creditor in property tycoon bankruptcy

3PB’s Commercial and Property barrister Rebecca Farrell, instructed by Ian Baker of London solicitors PGB Gitlin Baker, acted for the Petitioning Creditor Darius Khakshouri in successfully obtaining the bankruptcy of former property tycoon Kevin Cash who owed the businessman in excess of £3 million. The bankruptcy was obtained at Oxford County Court last week. The […]

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3PB’s Hamish Dunlop wins unanimous 5-0 verdict from Supreme Court today for husband in the groundbreaking Owens v Owens divorce case

Hamish Dunlop, Head of 3PB Barristers Family Law Group, led by Nigel Dyer QC, and instructed by solicitors Hughes Paddison of Cheltenham, again represented the husband and respondent Hugh Owens in the Supreme Court’s hearing of the groundbreaking Owens v Owens divorce case. The Supreme Court today, Wednesday 25 July, delivered its verdict on the application […]

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Nick Robinson successfully defends a driver charged with causing the death of a motorcyclist by careless driving

The defendant's Renault Clio had collided with a Kawasaki motorcycle ridden by 67-year-old Graham Hibbs in Victoria Road, Ferndown. Mr Hibbs, who lived in Wimborne, was "catapulted" through the air in the collision, which happened as Miss Quartey attempted to turn right into Westwood Avenue. He suffered severe head and chest injuries and died at the […]

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