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3PB barristers Craig Ludlow analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB barrister Craig Ludlow analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: Burden of proof in direct discrimination cases - Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 18 Whistleblowing – failure to comply with legal obligation / public interest test - Ibrahim v HCA International Ltd UKEAT/0105/18/BA Equal Pay: Cross-establishment comparators - Asda Stores […]

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3PB barrister Joseph England to publish new book on NHS Whistleblowing and the Law

3PB is pleased to announce that employment barrister Joseph England will shortly be publishing a practitioners’ handbook for whistleblowing cases, focusing on the NHS. Whistleblowing claims are one of the most complex and technical that can be pursued and this book will provide a comprehensive and practical guide to the law in this field. The […]

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3PB criminal barristers act in £3m tax fraud trial

3PB Barrister Tim Bradbury leading Tom Evans successfully prosecuted four Defendants who had engaged in a sequence of ‘phoenix frauds’ cheating the public revenue of more than £3.2 million over a period of 10 years. Between them, the Hashtroudi Brothers received a total of 14 years imprisonment. 3PB Barrister Jonathan Underhill, representing their bookkeeper, was the only […]

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3PB takes on new highly experienced personal injury and clinical/dental negligence specialist lawyer

3PB is pleased to announce its recruitment of barrister Sarah Mynard, a highly successful personal injury litigator and solicitor-advocate who has been the director of Wisdom Law, her own dental negligence practice since 2009. Sarah has over 25 years experience, qualifying as a solicitor in 1991 and becoming a barrister last year. She holds the […]

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3PB's Susan Jones represents family in inquest over the death of a dock worker

Properly-enforced safety procedures would have prevented the death of a dock worker crushed by a container, an inquest jury has concluded. Mieczyslaw 'Mitch' Siwak, 34, from Bognor Regis, was killed at Flathouse Quay, Portsmouth, in 2017. MMD Shipping Services, which operates the site, said it had introduced new safety measures since his death. A jury […]

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3PB Birmingham hosts AVMA conference for clinical negligence specialists

3PB are delighted to host more than 50 delegates for this two-day course for those who are new to the specialist field of clinical negligence. The event, organised by the charity Action Against Medical Accidents, is especially suitable for trainee and newly qualified solicitors, paralegals, legal executives and medico-legal advisors, and will provide the fundamental […]

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Supreme Court rules miscarriage of justice compensation law does not breach ECHR

3PB barrister Mathew Gullick was junior counsel for the Justice Secretary in The Queen (on the applications of Hallam and Nealon) v Secretary of State for Justice [2019] UKSC 2 in which the Supreme Court, by a 5-2 majority, has ruled that the definition of “miscarriage of justice” in section 133(1ZA) of the Criminal Justice […]

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3PB’s Luke Ashby appointed as First Tier SEC Tribunal Judge

3PB’s personal injury barrister Luke Ashby has been appointed by the Senior President of Tribunals as a part-time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber). He will be hearing appeals concerning social security, support for asylum seekers as well as appeals against decisions of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. Luke – who was called […]

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