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3PB offers guidance about legitimate rights and anti social behaviour in Black Lives Matter protests

3PB’s pupil barrister Mariya Peykova has reviewed the use of police tactics to disperse protestors and the fine line between protesting and anti social behaviour. Over the last few weeks, there have been large-scale protests across the UK prompted by Black Lives Matters which have attracted large scale support, alongside rising complaints of anti-social behaviour. […]

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3PB barrister and author Sarah Langford’s planned “clarion call” book about farming sparks publishers’ auction

Publishers Viking has scooped an “urgent clarion call” for the British farming industry by 3PB criminal and family barrister Sarah Langford in a three-way auction. “For a Love of the Land” will be published in spring 2022 and follows Sarah’s hugely successful debut book, and Sunday Times bestseller, “In Your Defence: Stories of Life and […]

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3PB publishes free guide to criminal law and the new “lockdown law”

3PB Barristers’ regulatory counsel David Richards, Head of the national chambers’ Public & Regulatory Law team and pupil barrister Dr Tagbo Ilozue have published a digest of recent criminal law developments and relevant case law since the UK went into lockdown. The new lockdown law guide from 3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) covers Coronavirus Act […]

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3PB’s Mariya Peykova provides an updated review of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the rights of affected individuals

In what is described as ‘’the worst public health crisis in a generation’’, Mariya Peykova, a pupil barrister at 3PB reviews the powers of public health officers, constables and immigration officers and how the newly imposed laws will affect the rights of any individual infected with Covid-19. Her review also finds that the duration of […]

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3PB's Jonathan Underhill reviews new police and local authorities enforcement and prosecution powers under lockdown

Last month the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) received Royal Assent and the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions (England) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/350 (the ‘Regulations’) came into force. These give wide new enforcement and prosecution powers to the police and local authorities, on health protection grounds. 3PB's crime and regulatory barrister Jonathan Underhill reviews these powers […]

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3PB issues briefing on leaving the house in lockdown: criminal law, domestic violence and “reasonable excuses"

In the context of the lockdown set down in The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020, 3PB criminal barrister Graham Gilbert reviews the concept of “reasonable excuses” and when it is acceptable to leave your house, including what might be deemed sensible beyond those circumstances provided by regulation 6(2) of the Coronavirus Regulations. Click […]

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3PB Barrister Jonathan Underhill instructed on behalf of international clients in application for account freezing order

3PB Barrister Jonathan Underhill was instructed by non-domiciled UK residents to draft urgent application papers and provide representation for third party interests to seek the proper return of funds argued to be legitimate and distinct from criminally obtained proceeds forming part of a complex international fraud. The Criminal Finances Act 2017 inserted sections 303Z1 – […]

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