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3PB Family Team due to act in two crucial Supreme Court divorce cases - Owens v Owens and Mills v Mills

3PB Family barristers Hamish Dunlop and Katherine Dunseath will both be acting for the respondents at the Supreme Court in these crucial divorce cases. Head of national chambers 3PB’s much-vaunted Family Team Team Hamish Dunlop will again represent Mr Hugh Owens after leave to appeal to the Supreme Court was granted today against the decision […]

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Hague Convention appeal clarifies 'anticipatory retention' point says Nicola Frost

Nicola Frost, writing for Family Law Week, explains the implications of a Hague Convention decision. The CA unanimously held, "anticipatory retention" is a concept that must be recognised by the Convention. By a 2:1 majority (Black LJ dissenting on this particular point) it was further held that "communication" of an intention to retain children (prior to […]

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A case of unjust enrichment in personal insolvency: James Davies successful in High Court Insolvency Appeal in Evans v Carter LTL 25/7/17

James Davies represented the Trustees in Bankruptcy of Jennifer Carter in a successful appeal against the first instance decision of a District Judge. Mrs Carter had been declared bankrupt in the course of defending a possession claim by a bank. Mrs Carter subsequently successfully defeated that claim on the basis of undue influence at the […]

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Journal of Planning and Environment Law publishes a superb review of Webster and Weatherley’s “Restrictions on the Use of Land”

In a review authored by Dr Ashley Bowes, the Journal of Planning and Environment Law has positively commented on “Restrictions on the Use of Land”, William Webster and Robert Weatherley’s planning law reference book. Click here to read the review. Published by Wildy, Simmonds & Hill the book covers the law and practice in a number […]

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Louis Weston acts for Patricia Annon in her successful appeal against NMC Conduct and Competence Committee decision

Louis Weston acted for Patricia Annon in her successful appeal against a decision of the NMC’s Conduct and Competence Committee to strike her from the Register. The Court allowed the appeal on the grounds that to strike off a midwife who had a condition precedent to her return to practice that she was actively seeking […]

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Head of Sports Group Louis Weston acts in series of high profile prosecutions for the WPBSA, the Turf Club, GBGB and the BHA

Louis Weston, head of the Sports Group, had a busy July acting for the WPBSA in the prosecution of former world number 2, Stuart Bingham (judgment reserved), the Turf Club, in the successful prosecution of Trainer Luke Comer, the GBGB in the successful prosecution of Nick Wileman, and the BHA in a race fixing case […]

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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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