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3PB Sports barrister Graham Gilbert reviews the Chris Ashton disciplinary decision and points to lessons on sanctioning under RFU Regulation 19

In his latest article for LawInSport, 3PB Sports barrister Graham Gilbert provides an in-depth analysis of the Chris Ashton disciplinary decision and examines the lessons it raises on sanctioning under RFU Regulation 19. Register for free on LawInSport’s website to read Graham’s analysis. Click here to view Graham Gilbert’s profile.

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Tom Horder represents building contractor in HSE gas main prosecution

Tom Horder has represented a building contractor in an HSE prosecution arising from damage to a gas main. During the subsequent repair works escaping gas ignited. On 6.11.18 At Folkstone Magistrates’ court Southern Gas Networks (the Co-defendant Company) was fined £1.2m and the building contractor £60,000. Click here to view Tom Horder's profile.

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3PB to host Education Law Event with ELAS

3PB are delighted to host and Education Law Event with ELAS. Please see details below: Date and Time: Tuesday November 6th at 5:45pm. Venue: The Education Law Association, 7 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG Speaker: Alice de Coverley of 3PB Chambers (London) Talk: “Legal issues surrounding Home Education, both elective and unplanned” Click here for […]

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Commercial update: Data protection breaches – Employers’ liability

Is common law doctrine of vicarious liability of an employer for its employee’s misuse of private information excluded by the DPA? And secondly, can an employer be vicariously liable for the employee’s acts away from the workplace? Nicole Bollard analyses the Court of Appeals recent decision in W M Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants […]

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3PB barrister Gareth Graham analyses the latest employment law cases

3PB barrister Gareth Graham analyses the latest employment law cases, covering: Harassment – Evans v Xactly Corporation Ltd UKEATPA/0128/18LA Whistleblowing: Timis & Sage v Osipov [2018] EWCA Civ 2321 Unfair Dismissal: Hawkes v Ausin Group (UK) Ltd UKEAT/0070/18/BA Direct Discrimination – Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and others In other news… Employment Tribunal statistics […]

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Commercial update: Commercial negotiations and draft contracts – the formation of a binding contract

When one party pulls out of commercial negotiations before a contract is signed, how does the Court determine if a contract has been formed? Seb Oram analyses the Commercial Court’s recent decision in Rotam Agrochemical Co Ltd v. GAT Microencapsulation GmbH [2018] EWHC 2765 (Comm). Click here to read Seb's analysis. Seb is a Commercial Law barrister specialising in professional […]

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Commercial update: Professional negligence – Solicitors’ duty to warn of risks incidental to their retainer

When will a solicitor need to give a warning to his client about obvious risks that come to his attention when performing his retainer, but which he has not been formally retained to advise on? Richard Whitehouse  analyses the Court of Appeals recent decision in Lyons v. Fox Williams LLP [2018] EWCA Civ 2347. Click here to read Richard's analysis. […]

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3PB take on all five pupil barristers as tenants

3 Paper Buildings (3PB) has announced that all five of its current pupils - both 3rd Six pupils Daniel Brown (Employment & Discrimination/Professional Disciplinary) and Charles Fulton (Personal Injury) as well as Hugh Guy Lorriman (Crime/Employment & Discrimination), Max Schofield (Commercial/Tax) and Jack Webb (Property & Estates/Commercial) - have become tenants today Thursday 1 November following their successful […]

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3PB triumphs in the latest Legal 500 rankings

National chambers 3 Paper Buildings (3PB) has 69 barristers ranked - including 10 new rankings - across London, South East, Western, Midlands and Northern Circuits and in 11 categories of law in the latest Legal 500 rankings of UK lawyers. The success follows hot on the heels of 3PB Barristers being shortlisted as Chambers of […]

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