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    Max Schofield takes a closer look at VAT repayments and trusts for the British Tax Review

    3PB’s specialist tax and commercial law barrister Max Schofield (pictured here) has analysed the case of Deluxe Property Holdings Ltd v SCL Construction Ltd for the British Tax Review. This detailed case analysis is a must-read for legal professionals specialising in business law as it addresses the trusts law treatment of overpaid VAT, repaid by HMRC under section 80 and 80A – especially repayments with reimbursement arrangements and Quistclose trusts. Read the full case analysis...

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  • Oliver Ingham in key Inheritance Act case

    In 2020, Cohen J issued his decision in Re H [2020] EWHC (Fam) 1134 which found for the first time that a Court could order an Estate to pay for a CFA Uplift as part of an award under the Inheritance Act 1975. Further, an award was made by video link in circumstances where the Defendant (who was unrepresented) a profoundly deaf and disabled 87 year old woman who could not hear or see what...

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    Jakob Reckhenrich joins 3PB’s Commercial and Property & Estates teams

    Barrister Jakob Reckhenrich, a multiple-scholarship award winner and Oxford and Brown Universities alumnus, has joined 3PB to advise on commercial, real estate and property disputes. He joins 3PB, initially as a third six pupil, after completing his pupillage at Monckton Chambers and working as a judicial assistant in the Commercial Court, where he assisted, among others, Mrs Justice Cockerill and Mr Justice Butcher. Jakob Reckhenrich came to the Bar after working as an academic philosopher...

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    The impact of Covid-19 on residential property

    3PB’s specialist property and commercial law barrister Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby joined Tim Baldwin from Garden Court Chambers to record a webinar on ‘‘The impact of Covid-19 on residential property’’ for Lexis Nexis. In this webinar, the duo of barristers take a look at the impact of covid-19 on residential property from both the landlord’s and tenant’s perspectives. Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby takes a closer look at the landlord’s perspective including the initial response; terminating the tenancy; notice periods...

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    Virtual evidentiary hearings in construction - new recording with Vinson & Elkins

    With the advent of Covid-19, virtual evidentiary hearings through online communication services have increasingly become the norm. Some of the overriding concerns surrounding these virtual hearings include issues of due process, in particular the assessment of witness evidence as regards credibility and reliability. The trend has also brought about discussions in relation to the development of cyber protocols dealing with logistical issues such as time-zone differences and ‘zoom fatigue’. In the first video instalment of...

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  • Family law brunch webinar recording 15 June 2021

    June family law brunch recording - out now!

    Specialist family law barristers Emma Griffiths and Aimee Fox hosted our family law brunch via Zoom on Tuesday 15 June. Emma Griffiths presented 'Re HN: Scott's demise?' and Aimee Fox examined 'Covert recordings in family proceedings’. Download our barristers' presentation slides and useful links here. Contact Practice Directors Robert Leonard and Ian Charlton for more information.

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  • Personal injury law newsletter out now - June 2021

    No images? Click here Welcome to June's newsletter In this edition of the newsletter we announce some changes at the helm of the 3PB Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team. You will find this edition packed full with news, including the review of the Laura Booth inquest and Mark Lomas' representation of her parents; Sunyana Sharma's recent inquests training for Middle Temple and our recent involvement raising funds for Headway Salisbury and South Wiltshire. We...

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    3PB appoints Michelle Marnham and Luke Ashby to lead its talented PI and Clinical Negligence team

    3PB Barristers are delighted to announce the appointment of Michelle Marnham to head its Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Teams. Michelle Marnham will be supported by Luke Ashby who becomes Deputy Head for the team. Chambers expresses its many thanks to Mark Lomas, who passes on the baton to Michelle and Luke. Mark headed the team since 2015 and was instrumental in its development: 3PB is now home to 36 personal injury practitioners and 25...

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    When is a ban not a ban? Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby in director disqualification case

    Specialist insolvency barrister Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby of 3PB Barristers successfully acted for the claimant, Mr Hobson, in the highly-topical insolvency case of Hobson v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy [2021] EWHC 1317 (Ch) [2021] EWHC 1317 (Ch) concerning whether disqualified directors can continue to act, and under which conditions. In this case, a company director had an undertaking to the Insolvency Service not to act as a company director or be involved...

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    Reaction to Ofsted review; and the Everyone's Invited website

    Ofsted's publication of its review on safeguarding policies in state and independent schools and colleges in relation to sexual abuse on 10 June has further emphasised how prevalent sexual abuse is in our education institutions and that steps must be taken to tackle this issue. Head of 3PB's Education law group Charlotte Hadfield, Sarah Bowen and Alice de Coverley from 3PB’s Education and Employment & Discrimination teams presented a webinar at 5pm on 21st June...

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  • Judicial Review update: practice and procedure

    Judicial Review update: practice and procedure

    Following the Part 54 Practice Directions revisions of 31st May 2021, which marked some substantial changes to judicial review claims moving forward, specialist judicial review practitioners Mathew Gullick QC, Caroline Stone, Matthew Wyard and Alice de Coverley from 3PB’s Public Law team presented a webinar on the changes on 1st June 2021. Topics for discussion included: The new rules on where to issue your claim The new requirements for pleadings and bundles Urgent applications and...

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    Seb Oram determines the meaning of a judicial order or injunction in commercial disputes

    3PB’s specialist commercial and construction barrister Seb Oram (pictured here) has analysed the Court of Appeal case of SDI Retail Services Ltd v The Rangers Football Club Ltd for Lexis Nexis. In this Court of Appeal matter, The Rangers Football Club Ltd entered into an agreement with another sporting company (Elite) which was in breach of the matching right. SDI Retail Services Ltd then brought proceedings in the Commercial Court for an injunction preventing the...

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