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3PB Family Barrister Emma Harman on the lessons learned from A Local Authority v G (Parent with Learning Disability) [2017] EWFC B94

The recent case of A Local Authority v G (Parent with Learning Disability) [2017] EWFC B94 has highlighted the importance that all families in which one or more of the parents has a learning disability are given the support that they require to be able to care for their children. However, the judge in this […]

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Nicholas Cotter in successful defence of care home client in health and safety case

3PB Barrister Nicholas Cotter has successfully demonstrated before Lincoln Crown Court that his client was not responsible for causing the actual deaths of three residents arising from a breach of Health and Safety (non-employees) in a care home. The Care Home had on advice admitted security and risk assessment failures linked to its care of […]

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3PB Head of Sports Louis Weston and Sports barrister Gemma White highlight key 2018 Sports Law issues for LawInSport

Sports barristers Louis Weston and Gemma White have this year again participated in LawInSport’s 2018 key sports issues survey. Praising whistleblowers and the important part they play in making and keeping sports clean, Senior Junior Louis Weston expects their role to be further encouraged and their actions protected by Sports governing bodies in 2018. Gemma […]

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3PB Head of Sports Louis Weston wins Excellence in Sports Law Services award for the second time running

Senior Junior Louis Weston has won the Excellence in Sports Law Services award 2018 in recognition of his expertise in Sports Law advice. These awards, organised by Corporate Livewire invite nominations from over 100,000 businesses and corporate professionals each year. Louis is recognised for Sports both by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 Legal Directories. […]

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3PB crime team welcomes Elisabeth Bussey-Jones

3PB's highly regarded crime practice has started the new year on a positive note by welcoming highly experienced criminal advocate Elisabeth Bussey-Jones to Chambers. Elisabeth undertakes cases which range from murder, large scale drug operations, multi-handed fraud and international money laundering cases, and cases of historic serious sexual offences, violence and gun crimes. She has been […]

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Graham Gilbert instructed as junior counsel in the case of Hayley Turner

Sports Barrister Graham Gilbert was Junior to Tim Naylor, the BHA’s Head of Regulation, in the independent disciplinary panel considering whether Jockey Hayley Turner had broken the Rules of Racing on the grounds of bets placing. For more information on the hearing, please click here. The case attracted press coverage in The Guardian, SBC News and […]

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3PB Family strengthens its London team with arrival of Poonam Bhari

3PB’s booming London team has been joined by senior barrister Poonam Bhari from rival chambers St Phillips. Poonam is well known nationally as a leading family barrister. She has appeared at all levels of court - from the FPC to the Court of Appeal -  acting on legally-aided and privately-funded childcare cases including where there are allegations of sexual […]

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