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3PB’s Public and Regulatory team delivers Professional Disciplinary Training

On 18th July, Head of 3PB’s Professional Disciplinary Group Sunyana Sharma, Lachlan Wilson and Shruti Sharma, all members of 3PB’s Public and Regulatory group provided professional disciplinary training to DWF solicitors. The update covered: Professional discipline: general procedural guidance, strategy and tactics – by Sunyana Sharma Dishonesty: the test used by disciplinary panels and advising clients in the […]

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Joe England increases compensation for discrimination victim from £1,135 to over £60,000

In a long running and emotionally charged case, Joe England successfully represented a school caretaker who was unfairly dismissed and the victim of sex discrimination. In the latest chapter of the case and following a successful appeal earlier this year, Mr England last week successfully gained an increase in the compensatory award from £1135 (rounded) […]

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3PB sports barrister Graham Gilbert examines sexism in football and the independence of disciplinary panels – issues arising from the recent David Moyes case

3PB sport law barrister Graham Gilbert has written an article for LawInSport on sexism in football and the independence of disciplinary panels in light of issues arising from the David Moyes case. David Moyes had made remarks towards an interviewer, Vicki Sparks in March 2017 and consequently faced a Football Association disciplinary hearing. The article […]

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Louis Weston and Roderick McGuire successful in their prosecution under the Rules of Racing of Luke Comer Senior for the Turf Club

Louis Weston, Head of the 3PB sports group, acted, with Roderick McGuire of the Irish Bar, for the Turf Club in the successful prosecution under the Rules of Racing of Luke Comer Senior for breaches of his obligations as a trainer in respect of his supervision of his staff and records and for the misleading […]

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Gareth Graham and Joseph England successful at persuading Court of Appeal to refuse permission to appeal

Gareth and Joseph were recently instructed on behalf of a national retail group to submit a written statement to the Court of Appeal arguing that permission should not be provided to the Claimant in an appeal from the EAT. The appeal concerned the correct process to be adopted at a preliminary hearing by an Employment […]

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William Hansen promoted to the Attorney-General’s A panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown in civil matters, with effect from 1 September 2017

Chambers is pleased to announce that William Hansen has been promoted from the B panel to the A panel of the Attorney General’s Panels of Junior Counsel to the Crown, with effect from 1 September 2017. The appointment will last for a period of five years. The Attorney-General’s panels of counsel consists of just over […]

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Adam Feest QC successfully prosecutes highly unusual case of gross negligence manslaughter

Adam Feest QC, prosecuting on behalf of the CPS Wessex Complex Casework Unit, successfully prosecuted the case of Kevin Adams at Bristol Crown Court in a trial lasting 8 days in June 2017. This highly unusual and sensitive case involved an allegation of gross negligence manslaughter in the context of extreme consensual homosexual sexual activity. […]

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Commercial update – Exemption clauses: the latest word from the Court of Appeal by Graeme Sampson

In its latest judgment on contractual interpretation, the Court of Appeal provides further guidance on the interpretation of exclusion and the contra proferentem rule. Graeme Sampson (call 2010) analyses the recent case of (1) PERSIMMON HOMES LTD (2) TAYLOR WIMPEY UK LTD (3) BDW TRADING LTD v (1) OVE ARUP & PARTNERS LTD (2) OVE […]

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