• Sunyana Sharma and Dr Tagbo Ilozue provide review of Fisheries Act 2020  

    Two of 3PB’s public and regulatory barristers,  Sunyana Sharma and Dr Tagbo Ilozue, have published a review of Fisheries Act 2020 for legal publishers LexisNexis. To read an excerpt of the note from these two marine and fisheries law experts, please click here. If you wish to ask about the article, or to instruct them on a fisheries matter, please contact their clerk Chris Mitchell on chris.mitchell@3pb.co.uk or by calling him on 020 7583 8055....

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    Matiss Krumins shortlisted for “Barrister of the Year”

    3PB is delighted to announce that family law barrister Matiss Krumins (pictured here) has been shortlisted for “Barrister of the Year” in the Worcestershire Law Society Awards after a record number of nominations this year. Matiss Krumins was called to the Bar in 2008 and qualified as a solicitor in 2011, specialising in public law children proceedings and judicial review. He joined 3PB in 2017 to pursue a career at the bar and is ranked...

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  • Employment and discrimination newsletter out now - June 2021

    Welcome to June's newsletter We’ve plenty of news in this month's  employment law newsletter, including what future workplaces might look like, and the extent to which future court hearings should be remote. We also have ET judgments relating to events from the early lockdown period starting to filter through. Case law-wise we have in-depth analysis of NMC v Somerville (re: worker status) and Chief Constable of GMP v Aston (re: protected disclosures) courtesy of Daniel...

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    Poonam Bhari appointed to the Family Procedure Rule Committee

    3PB is proud to announce that family barrister Poonam Bhari has been appointed by The Lord Chancellor to the Family Procedure Rule Committee (FPRC). She has been appointed alongside solicitors Tony McGovern and Graeme Fraser, children's social worker Bill Turner and fellow barrister Rhys Taylor. The Lord Chancellor also reappointed Melanie Carew, as the Cafcass nominated member, for a second two year term. Poonam Bhari is a family law barrister called in 1999, specialising in...

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    Sarah Langford featured on cover of Counsel magazine, “Called to the Baa!”

    3PB’s barrister-author Sarah Langford features on the cover of this month’s Counsel magazine, after an interview with Chris Henley QC, former Chair of the Criminal Bar Association, about the parallels between farming and farmers, and the law and barristers, and the dilemmas of combining young children with continued practice at the Bar. As the feature explains, Sarah Langford’s brilliant first book “In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law” was published in 2018 and her...

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    Jonathan Underhill is guest speaker at the National Food Law Conference 2021

    3PB’s specialist crime and regulatory law barrister Jonathan Underhill (pictured here) was one of the guest speakers at the National Food Law Conference 2021, alongside the likes of Sterling Crew, Chair of the Advisory Board of the Food Authenticity Network of the Laboratory of the Government Chemist and  Sam Jennings, Chair of the IFST Food Regulatory Group. The webinar was a three hour event for on the latest developments in food law organised by the Legal...

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  • Charlotte Hadfield successful in High Court judicial review

    3PB’s specialist education and regulatory law barrister Charlotte Hadfield (pictured here) was successful in a recent judicial review challenge against Nottinghamshire County Council, in a case brought under s42 of the Children and Families Act 2014 whilst acting for the parents. The High Court Judgment, which was handed down on the 20th May 2021, is already a “must-read” for those lawyers practising in the field of education law as it includes some helpful and insightful...

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    Lachlan Wilson joins Acas to give advice on the future of the workplace post-pandemic

    3PB’s specialist employment and public law barrister Lachlan Wilson (pictured here) was amongst a panel of guest speakers at a webinar organised by Acas on returning to the workplace after the Coronavirus pandemic. Lachlan joined four other professionals including Nick Wadsley, a senior advisor at Acas and Kate Nowicki, Director of Strategic Planning, Performance and Change at Acas, advising a large contingent of employers, lawyers, and employee representatives on potential legal issues that may well...

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    Andy Street visits 3PB Birmingham to film new BFriends charity campaign

    Last week saw Andy Street, the recently re-elected West Midlands Mayor, interviewed at 3PB Barristers’ Birmingham office – and saw their Colmore Building offices transformed into a film set for the afternoon to make a video in aid of BFriends and Birmingham Children’s Trust’ ‘‘Future You campaign’’. Abba Loughran at Birmingham Children’s Trust set up the ‘‘Future You campaign’’ to help support children and young adults leaving care  - by sharing their achievements to inspire...

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    Philip Bambagiotti appointed by NSW Government to review defective building laws and the current means of customer redress

    3PB’s international construction and arbitration barrister, Philip Bambagiotti, has been appointed by the NSW Government to undertake legal analysis critiquing the statute laws governing the construction of residential developments.  He will then deliver an independent report including recommendations to address shortcomings in the current legislative scheme. Philip will be critiquing the way that the legislation affects the duties and liabilities of all the key players: developers, builders, subcontractors, suppliers, as well as building sector consultants...

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    Elisabeth Bussey-Jones appointed as Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

    3PB Barristers are pleased to announce that specialist criminal law barrister Elisabeth Bussey-Jones (pictured here) has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal by the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Sir Keith Lindblom. She has been assigned to the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber to exercise the Mental Health Jurisdiction within that Chamber with effect from 7 June 2021. She will known as Tribunal Judge Bussey-Jones. Elisabeth Bussey-Jones is a...

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    Jonathan Underhill advises Cannabis Trades Association members about critical UK regulations

    3PB criminal and regulatory barrister Jonathan Underhill joined law firm Mackrell Solicitors and KFP Consulting for an online panel event on 21 May 2021, entitled “Novel Foods – What Now? How to engage with the Regulators” organised for the Cannabis Trades Association and its members. With the FSA still not providing a definitive list of those CBD suppliers / producers who have achieved validation of their novel foods application, Jonathan and the panel looked at...

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