• Crime law newsletter

    Crime law newsletter out now!

    Welcome to 3PB's crime law newsletter, bringing you news and analysis from our team. Edited by Oliver Hirsch, with analysis from Jonathan Underhill on POCA applications; Olivia McGonigle on the case of ADG & BIJ v Rex [2023] EWCA Crim 1309; Jack Felvus on procedural errors in the transfer of proceedings and Paul Patterson on the case of R v Watson [2023] EWCA Crim 960.

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    Matthew Curtis and Berenice Mulvanny appointed as part-time Deputy District Judges

    3PB are delighted to announce that employment barrister Matthew Curtis and criminal law barrister, Berenice Mulvanny (pictured here) have been appointed part-time Deputy District Judges - to officiate on the Western Circuit (to hear civil cases), and in the Magistrates Courts respectively. Berenice was called to the Bar in 2009. She is a specialist practitioner instructed on the most serious offences on the Western Circuit, including murder, rape and other serious sexual offences, fraud and...

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  • Aimee Fox

    Aimee Fox qualifies as a financial arbitrator

    3PB are delighted to announce that family and education law barrister Aimee Fox has qualified as a Financial Remedy Law Arbitrator, able to hear divorce and family finance cases. She becomes a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and a member of the specialist panel of family law arbitrators, managed by Resolution on behalf of the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (“IFLA”). Aimee has an established practice specialising in financial remedies and private...

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    Aimee Fox interviewed in latest issue of TL4 HNW Divorce Magazine

    3PB’s specialist family law barrister and financial remedy law arbitrator Aimee Fox (pictured here) has been featured in the “60-seconds with” segment of TL4 HNW Divorce Magazine Issue 16 – Valentine Edition. In the interview, Aimee answers quick-fire questions on a range of topics including choosing a legal career path, career role models and advice, trends in practice and personal goals. To read Aimee’s full interview, as published in TL4 HNW Divorce Magazine, please click here...

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  • Jonathan Underhill

    Jonathan Underhill secures acquittal at trial of S.18 wounding following collapse of prosecution case

    3PB's crime and regulatory barrister Jonathan Underhill’s client CW was charged with a serious allegation of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH) following a violent incident inside his own home in 2021. CW raised, and maintained, self-defence at trial. Over the course of careful and decisive cross examination, the complainant admitted not having told the complete truth to the police; accepting that he had failed to mention his own consumption of Class...

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  • Stephen Wildblood

    HH Stephen Wildblood KC gives free briefing on the new FDR provisions on NCDR

    3PB's family law barrister Stephen Wildblood KC is one of six well-known divorce and financial remedies lawyers at a free webinar about the new FPR provisions on NCDR, hosted by Financial Remedies Journal (FRJ). This latest free FRJ webinar, "The new FPR provisions on NCDR. Fresh carrot, Bigger stick (but no mandation)" is available to watch tomorrow, Friday 16 February 2024, from 1pm to 2pm. The Designated Family Judge for Bristol and the surrounding counties...

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    Four 3PB barristers secure acquittals for two defendants in major Conspiracy to Supply cocaine trial

    Four 3PB criminal law barristers - Nick Robinson, Tom Evans, David Jenkins and Oliver Hirsch (pictured top left to bottom right) - have successfully defended two clients in a major Conspiracy to Supply Class A drugs trial, following Operation Krill which was an extensive surveillance operation lasting more than a year. Three individuals were charged with Conspiracy to Supply cocaine and two stood trial in December 2023. AD was alleged to have been the head...

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  • 3PB September 2023 education law newsletter

    Education law newsletter - February 2024

    Welcome to the 10th edition of our education law newsletter. Edited by Katherine Anderson, it features analysis and contributions from Katherine Anderson, Olivia McGonigle, Jim Hirschmann, Matthew Wyard and Naomi Webber.

    Case analysis covers:
    - London Borough Camden v KT [2024] UKUT 225 AAC;
    - LC and RC v Hampshire County Council [2023] UKUT 281 (AAC); and,
    - A Multi Academy Trust v RR [2024] UKUT 9 (AAC)

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    Nick Kaplan successful in Round 2 of Bellway Homes v Surgo Construction

    3PB construction barrister Nick Kaplan recently acted as sole counsel for Bellway Homes in a dual enforcement and Part 8 claim in the TCC in the case of Bellway Homes v Surgo Construction, before HHJ Davies. Judgment was handed down yesterday morning. Nick was instructed by Gateley Legal. In its enforcement claim, Bellway claimed circa £1.1 million, which it had been awarded by an adjudicator (Jonathan Cope) following a true valuation of the parties’ interim...

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    Emma Mabey joins 3PB Family Group

    3PB welcomes family barrister Emma Mabey from 2 Dr Johnson Building in the Temple, London where she has built a busy and varied public and private law family practice, focussing on disputes over children. She is regularly instructed to represent parents and local authorities in fact find hearings, DOLs and final hearings and represents all parties in increasingly complex cases. A former social worker, Emma spent 16 years in children and families social work, focusing...

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    Alice de Coverley shortlisted for Legal 500 ESG Award

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) is delighted to announce that education, equality and public law barrister Alice de Coverley (pictured here) has been shortlisted at this year’s Legal 500 ESG Awards in the “Disability/Neurodiversity: Bar Champion of the year (individual)” category. The Legal 500 ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Awards celebrate the efforts of individuals and organisations across the legal field in championing diversity, inclusion, and sustainability. The inaugural Legal 500 ESG Awards will take...

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  • Oktoberfest CBIT

    3PB and Slater and Gordon to host Oktoberfest celebration in aid of Child Brain Injury Trust

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) is delighted to host an Oktoberfest celebration in London later this year, alongside Slater and Gordon, with all proceeds going to the Child Brain Injury Trust. Taking place on 1 October at Bierschenke, London, this event feature traditional Oktoberfest food, drink and dress, all accompanied by a live Oompah band! Tickets are limited and now on sale. To purchase your tickets, please click here. The Child Brain Injury Trust is...

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