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Education law barristers issue urgent advice for students and schools on today’s A-level results

Specialist education law barristers Alice de Coverley and Matthew Wyard have issued urgent advice for students and schools regarding today’s A-level results. Since the Coronavirus pandemic started, the education sector has had to adapt to new ways of working. This has posed significant challenges for schools and students across the UK. Today (13th August 2020), […]

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Nadine Lee v Splunk: 3PB’s Simon Tibbitts successful in high profile sex discrimination claim

3PB’s employment and discrimination barrister Simon Tibbitts was instructed by law firm Clarks Legal LLP to represent the claimant, a hugely successful IT sales executive, before the London Central employment tribunal in a final hearing lasting over 6 days in December 2019. The claimant, Nadine Lee, brought several claims against her ex-employer Splunk Services UK, […]

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3PB criminal barristers awarded Certificates of Congratulations from the Chief Constable of Hampshire

3PB criminal barristers Adam Feest QC and Berenice Mulvanny have both been awarded a "Certificate of Congratulations" from the Chief Constable of Hampshire for their “professionalism, dedication, empathy and attention to detail” in prosecuting a complicated and high-profile, historical sexual abuse case. Pictured here, after receiving their awards, are criminal barrister Berenice Mulvanny and Adam […]

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Gareth Graham edits August's employment and discrimination law newsletter

Gareth Graham has edited 3PB's latest Employment and Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Katherine Anderson, Sarah Clarke, and Naomi Webber. The newsletter provides a round up of the latest employment law news, case law reviews from our leading barristers; and an update on the latest in our series of webinars and our new recorded case […]

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Read our reports on two Supreme Court Employment Appeals

Gareth Graham reports on two important appeals which took place this month. Both were live-streamed from the Supreme Court, and the judgments will be promulgated later in the year. The first, Uber v Aslam and others, concerns the well-known private hire vehicle booking service. Journeys are booked through a smartphone app, which connects passengers to […]

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Judicial College issues guidance on remote hearings for Judges

The Judicial College Equal Treatment Bench Book has issued guidance for judges on the conduct of remote hearings. Employment Barrister Gareth Graham outlines its key findings. The guidance states that remote hearings are “by no means the new normal”, but that they will continue to have a place in the future. It acknowledges that the […]

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Evaluation of court and tribunal video hearings

Following the publication of an independent evaluation of HMCTS video hearings, Employment Barrister Gareth Graham briefly compares the 3PB team's experiences with the research's key findings. The research reports on a process evaluation of the user experience of video hearings in the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber). The pool of data is limited, and the pilot […]

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Aimee Fox feature on ‘Additional needs for children’ published in the Family Law Journal

3PB’s specialist family and education law barrister, Aimee Fox has had an article published in the Family Law Journal. Aimee has provided her insight into how a child's additional needs may have an impact on private law and financial remedy proceedings. She also gives tips on where evidence can be found and what to look for. To read […]

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