• December 2021 employment law newsletter out now

        Welcome to December's employment law newsletter Our last newsletter of 2021 reports 3PB's appearance in the Supreme Court on a holiday pay appeal. We consider the latest developments at Yorkshire County Cricket Club following the allegations of racial harassment and bullying made by Azeem Rafiq and look at Mark Green’s recent training session on discrimination for the ELA. Case law analysis is provided by - Naomi Webber on discrimination in pregnancy with R (the Motherhood Plan & Anor) v Her Majesty's Treasury...

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      3PB celebrates silks day for Lucy Hendry QC and Mathew Gullick QC

      Barristers and staff from 3PB’s six national offices joined together this week to celebrate the new silk status of Lucy Hendry KC and Mathew Gullick KC (pictured here outside 3 Paper Buildings in London with their clerks Robert Leonard and Chris Mitchell). David Berkley KC, Head of Chambers at 3PB also attended the event at 3PB’s office in Temple, London and said ‘‘On behalf of everyone at 3PB, I would like to congratulate Lucy and...

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    • November 2021 employment law newsletter out now

        Welcome to November's employment law newsletter Our team has much to celebrate this month yet again, with Mathew Gullick's formal appointment at the Queen’s Counsel Appointment Ceremony in Westminster Hall on Monday. This comes hot on the heels of Chambers and Partners announcing a record 11 of our employment juniors ranked in 3 circuits, following equally outstanding results in the Legal 500 back in October. Case law analysis is provided by - Grace Nicholls on the importance of case...

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    • Employment Judge Announcement 3PB Barristers

      Three 3PB barristers appointed part-time employment judges

      3PB is delighted to announce that three of its members Matthew Curtis,  Joseph England and Tom Horder (pictured here, right to left) have all been appointed as fee-paid, part-time Employment Tribunal Judges in England and Wales. All barristers will continue to maintain their busy practices. Matthew and Joe have been assigned to London South and Tom has been assigned to the South West region. The appointments were confirmed on 1 October 2021. Craig Ludlow, Head...

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      Mathew Gullick QC successfully defends Ministry of Justice’s refusal of “miscarriage of justice” compensation

      Mathew Gullick QC (pictured here) has been successful in the High Court before Lady Justice Macur and Mr Justice Foxton in the judicial review of the Secretary of State for Justice’s decision to refuse to pay compensation to a claimant whose conviction for rape had been quashed on appeal on the basis of fresh evidence undermining the credibility of the complainant, who alleged that she had not consented to sexual intercourse. The claimant had insisted...

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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 KC, 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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    • Employment and discrimination newsletter out now - April 2021

      Welcome to April's newsletter In this edition we welcome Mathew Gullick QC's appointment as Silk and our new tenant Alex Leonhardt. We also introduce you to our new on-line employment law resources. Our team has reviewed the judgments in the following cases: Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake & Others [2021] UKCS 8; Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley; Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Ltd; Mallon v AECOM Ltd; Page v Lord Chancellor and ors; Smith v Pimlico Plumbers Ltd UKEAT/0211/19/DA and...

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    • Lucy Hendry QC and Mathew Gullick QC

      Lucy Hendry QC and Mathew Gullick QC enjoy first day as newly-appointed Silks

      3PB Barristers' two new Silks - family barrister Lucy Hendry QC and public and employment law barrister Mathew Gullick QC - started their first day as Queen's Counsel today, after their appointments were announced last December. Lucy Hendry QC was called to the Bar in 1988 and is a family barrister who specialises in all areas of public and private children’s law. Mathew Gullick was called to the Bar in 2003. A specialist in public...

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      Attorney General’s Panel appointments: Matthew Wyard appointed to C Panel

      3PB’s public and education law specialist Matthew Wyard joins seven other 3PB barristers on the Attorney General’s (AG’s) panel of counsel including A panel members of soon-to-be QC Mathew Gullick and fellow public and regulatory barrister William Hansen. In total, 3PB has 13 barristers across the AG’s London, Regional, Public International Law and Junior Junior panels. The Attorney General’s panel of counsel consists of counsel who undertake civil and EU work for all government departments....

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    • Employment and discrimination law - January newsletter out now

      This month's newsletter is packed full of employment law news, case analysis and useful information written by our team of expert employment barristers.
      In this edition we bring you the news of a forthcoming new Silk appointment in our team, the latest employment news as well as our articles.
      We have a podcast recording on PI claims arising out of discrimination claims as well as an employment law update in video and podcast form.
      Finally, we invite you to register for our first live employment law webinar of 2021, due to take place on 18 February.

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      Mathew Gullick appointed to the rank of Queen’s Counsel (QC)

      3PB’s Employment & Discrimination Group is delighted to announce that Mathew Gullick (Call 2003) will be appointed to the rank of Queen’s Counsel (QC) in March 2021 following the recent announcement of the results of the 2020 QC competition. Mathew was a pupil at 3PB and joined as a tenant in October 2004. He has practised in employment law since pupillage and is due to appear in the UK Supreme Court in November 2021, together...

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      3PB sees two new Silks announced

      It is with great pleasure that 3PB Barristers announces that, on the recommendation of The Lord Chancellor, Her Majesty The Queen has announced her intention to appoint family barrister Lucy Hendry and public and employment law barrister Mathew Gullick as Queen's Counsel in the Ministry of Justice's new Silk appointments published today, 17 December 2020. Lucy Hendry was called to the Bar in 1988 and is a family barrister and accredited mediator who specialises in...

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