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Charlotte Hadfield and Matthew Wyard successful in the Court of Appeal in the first case to consider section 37 of the Children and Families Act 2014

Charlotte Hadfield and Matthew Wyard, instructed by Sinclairslaw, acted for the parents in the decision, handed down today, of Nottinghamshire County Council v SF and GD. The case concerned an appeal brought by Nottinghamshire County Council against the earlier Upper Tribunal decision of the same name ([2019] UKUT 243 (AAC)) which itself was an appeal […]

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3PB welcomes education and public law barrister Matthew Wyard

3PB is pleased to welcome Matthew Wyard, a public law barrister specialising in the fields of education, health and social care. He joined chambers having spent his first few years of practice as an employed barrister in the public law and commercial litigation departments of a well-known specialist public law firm. Matthew brings significant experience of […]

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3PB’s Vanessa Meachin QC shortlisted for Barrister of the Year

The Birmingham Law Society has shortlisted Birmingham-based barrister and 3PB’s Head of Family, Vanessa Meachin QC for Barrister of the Year in 2020, alongside four other barristers in the City for this prestigious award. She is being interviewed by a panel of judges from the professional and academic legal sectors, before the winner is announced […]

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3PB's Peter Collie appointed onto the FIDIC Contract committee

FIDIC today has strengthened its influential contracts committee with the arrival of a new chair Vincent Leloup and the appointment of barrister Peter Collie, 3pB's Head of Construction & Engineering, alongside Kiri Parr, regional legal counsel at Arup in Australia and Husni Madi, chief executive of Shura Construction Management in Jordan. The new chair Vincent […]

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Stephen Wyeth edits 3PB's February Employment and Discrimination Newsletter

Stephen Wyeth has edited 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Sarah Clarke, Katherine Anderson, Naomi Webber, Grace Nicholls. Cases reviewed are: Q v Secretary of State for Justice UKEAT/0120/19/JOJ - When are Article 8 rights engaged in the context of an unfair dismissal claim and how should the engagement of such rights […]

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Katherine Anderson analyses Shah v TIAA Ltd, following her successful appearance in the EAT

Reasonable adjustments: is it relevant that the employee did not mention them? Katherine Anderson analyses Shah v TIAA Ltd UKEAT/0180/19/BA, following her successful representation of the respondent employer in this appeal before the EAT. Click here to read Katherine's analysis for the case. Click here to view the full judgment. Katherine is an experienced employment […]

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Sarah Clarke analyses Chowdhury v Marsh Farm Futures, following her successful appearance in the EAT

Has the test for whether or not an appeal should be allowed in respect of a case management decision, as laid down in O’Cathail v Transport for London, been impliedly overruled by R (Osborn) v Parole Board? No, says the EAT in Chowdhury v Marsh Farm Futures UKEAT/0473/18/DA, siding with specialist employment barrister Sarah Clarke. […]

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Today's Family Lawyer First Roundtable at 3PB Birmingham

After the successful launch of Today’s Family Lawyer in 2019 and extremely positive response received from legal professionals across the family law industry, we are excited to announce the first family law Round table will take place at 3PB Birmingham on Wednesday 12th February. This event is offered on a complimentary basis, however, places are […]

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