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Simon Tibbitts promoted to the Attorney General's Regional Panel B of Counsel

Chambers is delighted to announce Simon Tibbitts' promotion to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel B of Counsel to the Crown for a period of five and a half years commencing on 3 April 2018. Chambers has seven members on the Attorney-General’s civil panels; they are: London A Panel: Mathew Gullick London B Panel: William Hansen, Rupert […]

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Berenice Mulvanny secures acquittals for vulnerable defendant charged with rape of a child under 13

Berenice Mulvanny successfully defended a man of good character charged with rape of a 16 year old and rape of a 12 year old. Both allegations were non recent and involved young witnesses and extensive complaint evidence. The defendant had significant mental health vulnerabilities which required adaptations to the trial process. The Jury returned unanimous […]

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Lachlan Wilson argues for parents before the Upper Tribunal that a powered wheelchair constitutes special educational provision

East Sussex County Council v JC Lachlan Wilson recently represented the parents of a young man with significant mobility impairments before the Upper Tribunal. The dispute related to the provision and use of a powered wheelchair. Mr Wilson argued for the parents that the wheelchair provided as much education and training to their son, “W”, as a communications device; he had […]

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Legal Aid Action

Following the new AGFS coming into force on 1st April 2018, members of the crime group at 3PB have decided that they will not accept instructions in cases in which the representation order is dated from 1st April 2018.  We have taken this difficult decision in order to support our fellow professionals in the latest […]

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Successful prosecutions in attempted murder revenge shooting

Three London drug dealers were jailed for more than 30 years each today following unanimous convictions for attempted murder. 3PB Barristers Adam Feest QC, who heads its Crime Team, led Jodie Mittell for the Prosecution in the six-week trial at Winchester Crown Court. The case involved a revenge shooting by the three male defendants against a rival drug network […]

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3PB Family Barrister Sarah Jennings examines the approach of medical witnesses when dealing with unknown conditions

This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Local Government on 22 February 2018. Click for a free trial of Lexis®PSL. Local Government analysis: Sarah Jennings examines the case of M v St Helens Borough Council, which considered the approach of medical witnesses when dealing with rare or unknown conditions in cases of suspected non-accidental injury. To read Sarah's analysis, click here.

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