• Professional discipline and regulatory newsletter

      Professional discipline and regulatory newsletter - May 2024

      Welcome to 3PB's Professional Discipline newsletter edited by Daniel Brown, featuring analysis from Daniel Brown on Social Work England’s abuse of its power as a regulatory body in Meade v (1) Westminster City Council & (2) Social Work England (Case Numbers: 2201792/2022 and 2211483/2022). Sunyana Sharma considers the CoA's decision in Disclosure and Barring Service (‘DBS’) v. RI [2024] EWCA Civ 95, which confirms the Upper Tribunal's entitlement to decide that an appellant's denial of wrongdoing was credible and constituted a mistake of fact. Dr Tagbo Ilozue reviews Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care v (1) General Dental Coun-cil (2) Naveed Patel [2024] EWHC 243 (Admin) on the proper approach to sanction in professional disciplinary cases based on convictions for serious offences.

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    • Employment and discrimination law newsletter - November 2023

      Employment and discrimination newsletter - November 2023

      Welcome to our November 2023 employment and discrimination law newsletter, in which we celebrate more rankings in the latest Chambers and Partners edition and call for applications for talented employment law barristers to join our team. Edited by Charlotte Hadfield, our newsletter features analysis from Charlotte, Head of Group Craig Ludlow and Alex Leonhardt - covering the following cases: Omar v Epping Forest District Citizens Advice (EA-2021-000595-JOJ), Steel v Spencer Road LLP [2023] EWHC 2492 (Ch), ONEA v Contingent and Future Technologies Ltd [2023] EAT 125, and Virgin Active Ltd v Hughes [2023] EAT 130.

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      Strong results for 3PB’s Education Law team in Chambers and Partners 2024

      3PB celebrates its specialist Education Law team’s achievements in the latest set of results published by Chambers and Partners today. The team is once again ranked in Band 3 with 7 of our barristers attracting top marks for their talent, skills and dedication. In the words of clients, there is little 3PB’s education law barristers cannot achieve be it in terms of strategy, advocacy and pleadings, understanding of vulnerable clients, drafting of procedural issues and...

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    • Employment and discrimination newsletter - 50th edition

      Employment and discrimination newsletter: our 50th! - July 2023

      Welcome to the 50th edition of our employment and discrimination law newsletter, edited by Simon Tibbitts and featuring team news with contributions from head of group Craig Ludlow, Jo Laxton, Colin McDevitt, Stephen Wyeth and Alex Leonhardt.

      Case analysis is provided by Simon Tibbitts, Katherine Anderson, Joseph England and Alex Leonhardt and covers the following cases: Mrs Kristie Higgs v Farmor’s School (The Archbishop’s Council of the Church of England intervening) EA-2020-000896-JOJ; Phipps v Priory Education Services Ltd [2023] EWCA Civ 652; Greasley-Adams v Royal Mail Group Limited [2023] EAT 86 and Mrs N Moustache v Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust: [2022] EAT 204.

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      Professional Discipline and Regulatory Newsletter - May 2023

      In this edition, David Swinstead, Peter Jennings, Timothy Bradbury, Nicholas Leviseur, Lachlan Wilson, and Mark Sullivan - all part of 3PB's team of legal assessors - issue part 2 of their top hints and tips for successful advocacy on the importance of language. Susan Jones provides a review of the Powers, Purposes and Patterns of Coroners Prevention of Future Death Reports. We also have cases analyses from Daniel Brown, Susan Jones and Sam Shurey.

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      3PB’s education team to contribute at Irwin Mitchell webinar

      3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) specialist education and employment law barristers Charlotte Hadfield, Lachlan Wilson and Alice de Coverley are set to contribute at an Irwin Mitchell webinar next week on sexual abuse and harassment in the education sector. The webinar, taking place on Thursday 4 May, will offer information and practical guidance on a range of topics including: spotting the signs of sexual abuse and harassment (with reference to the Independent Inquiry into Child...

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    • February 2023 employment and discrimination newsletter out now!

        Welcome to February's newsletter  February brings you a bumper issue of the 3PB Employment and discrimination newsletter! The group have been busy analysing and discussing a vast range of cases: Andrew MacPhail looks at the case of Ellis v Bacon and Advanced Fire Solutions Ltd [2022], in which an appeal was allowed by the EAT against the original Employment Tribunal’s ruling that an employee was discriminated against due to her marital status. The counsel team for...

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    • Chambers and Partners 2023

      Legal Directories reward 3PB’s ‘genuine specialists in education law’

      3PB is delighted to report that 9 out of its 14 education law barristers are ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners 2023 directories, with the team reaching Band 3 in London in Chambers and Partners and Tier 4 in the Legal 500. While the Legal 500 attributed 10 rankings for 8 of our barristers in London, the Midlands and Wales, Chambers and Partners rewarded our team with 7 rankings in London. The...

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      3PB excels with 73 rankings in Chambers and Partners 2023

      3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) has been awarded a record number of rankings in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners with a total of 73 accolades for its barristers. The national heavyweight chambers achieves its rankings in London, South Eastern, Western and the Midlands - in 18 categories of law. Earlier this year, 3PB also celebrated its first ranking in Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide. Click here to view the full results...

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    • Our August 2022 employment law newsletter is out now!

      The past 30 days have provided much for the employment law world to write about, starting with the success of 3PB’s Mathew Gullick QC, Lachlan Wilson and Naomi Webber in the Supreme Court in The Harper Trust v Brazel case; and Mathew Gullick QC earning the accolade of the Times’ “Lawyer of the Week” in the process.

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      Part-time music teacher wins landmark case on calculating holiday pay for ‘part-year’ workers

      3PB barristers Mathew Gullick QC, Lachlan Wilson and Naomi Webber from 3PB's Employment and Discrimination Group - saw today a landmark judgment in favour of their music teacher client Mrs Lesley Brazel by the UK Supreme Court. This decision today follows her case being heard before an employment tribunal (in 2017), the Employment Appeal Tribunal (in 2018) and most recently the Court of Appeal (in 2019). The UK's highest court confirmed the rights of part-year...

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      Specialist education law barristers present SEND mock tribunal

      Five barristers from 3PB’s specialist education law team recently joined forces with Oxfordshire County Council to host a SEND mock tribunal as part of a training session. Barristers Lachlan Wilson, Katherine Anderson, Matthew Wyard, Jennifer Agyekum and Naomi Webber presented the mock tribunal to over 80 attendees. 3PB’s education law team represents parents, pupils, schools, and their governing bodies (both from the maintained and the independent sectors), academies, universities and colleges, NGOs including charities, students,...

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