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Alice de Coverley authors the Education Law Chapter of Patterson & Karim on Judicial Review

3PB barrister Alice de Coverley is delighted to have contributed her expertise to authoring the Education Law Chapter of Judicial Review in Law and Practice, now renamed in its third edition as Patterson & Karim on Judicial Review. This authoritative work is edited by Sam Karim QC and Constanze Bell of Kings Chambers. The third […]

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3PB Barrister Jonathan Underhill instructed on behalf of international clients in application for account freezing order

3PB Barrister Jonathan Underhill was instructed by non-domiciled UK residents to draft urgent application papers and provide representation for third party interests to seek the proper return of funds argued to be legitimate and distinct from criminally obtained proceeds forming part of a complex international fraud. The Criminal Finances Act 2017 inserted sections 303Z1 – […]

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3PB's Michael Vere-Hodge QC and Nicholas Cotter in successful prosecution of Center Parcs

3PB's regulatory barristers Michael Vere-Hodge QC and Nicholas Cotter, representing the local authority, successfully prosecuted Center Parcs in Woburn. The site pleaded guilty, after a jury were sworn, to two counts that reflected a very serious health and safety breach that had put the employees of Center Parcs and the public at risk. An Center […]

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David Berkley QC warns of negligence risks in last minute court filing

3PB Head of Chambers David Berkley QC has warned that lawyers waiting until the last minute to file claims are taking huge negligence risks given the court’s hardline approach. The summer’s Court of Appeal judgment in Woodward v Phoenix established there was no duty on a party to inform the other side of procedural mistakes, […]

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3PB's Employment and Discrimination Newsletter - December 2019

Colin McDevitt edits 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Naomi Webber who reviews the Supreme Court decision in Royal Mail Group Ltd v Jhuti [2019] UKSC 55 and Daniel Brown who analyses Caterham School Limited v Rose and discusses the appropriateness of considering the question of conduct extending over a period at […]

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3PB nominated twice in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020

3PB is thrilled to have been shortlisted by the Legal 500 directory in the following categories: Regional Bar: Set of the Year and Regional Bar: Silk of the Year – Vanessa Meachin QC The nomination for Regional Set of the Year is further acknowledgment of the talent, hard work and investment by 3PB's members and staff […]

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