Personal Injury update published by 3PB
29th January 2019
The Personal Injury team has published its latest update including the latest on the Commons amendments regarding the Civil Liability Bill as considered by the House of Lords in November 2018.
On 26 March 2021, three of 3PB’s regulatory barristers specialising in inquests were invited by the University of Bristol Bar Society to share their experiences of their own personal journey to the Bar in a talk entitled ‘No Bar to the Bar - Inquests and Inquiries at the Bar Talk'. Elisabeth Bussey-Jones, Susan Jones and Sunyana Sharma shared stories of how they came to practise in inquest work, a recount of day to day life as a barrister and...Continue reading
An inquest that saw solicitors instructed in early 2018 concluded that Laura Booth, a young woman who went in to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in 2016 for a routine procedure, became unwell and developed malnutrition due to inadequate nutrition. David Evison, a Partner at Anthony Collins, who acted for Laura’s parents throughout the inquest process, says in his write up of the inquest that the coroner found Laura's death was contributed to by neglect on...Continue reading
3PB regulatory lawyer and inquest specialist barrister Susan Jones was recently instructed by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) to represent a registered mental health nurse in a 5-week, Article 2 and hybrid/partially-remote, inquest before Her Majesty’s Assistant Coroner Darren Stewart OBE and a jury. The inquest touching the death of a 46-year remand prisoner considered: complications arising from prescription medication, methods of requesting GP assessment, communication between prison and healthcare staff and the interaction...Continue reading
Hats4Headway virtual quiz raises over £1,000 for Headway
National chambers 3PB’s personal injury and clinical negligence team partnered with Headway Salisbury and South Wiltshire for the second time this year to organise a virtual quiz in aid of the brain injuries charity. Thanks to the generosity and support of the 55 attendees who donned their wackiest hats (photo evidence attached) for another evening testing general knowledge skills, the teams managed to raise an incredible £1,073 to help Headway continue supporting people affected by...Continue reading