Education News

Charlotte Hadfield and Matthew Wyard successful in the Court of Appeal in the first case to consider section 37 of the Children and Families Act 2014

Charlotte Hadfield and Matthew Wyard, instructed by Sinclairslaw, acted for the parents in the decision, handed down today, of Nottinghamshire County Council v SF and GD. The case concerned an appeal brought by Nottinghamshire County Council against the earlier Upper Tribunal decision of the same name ([2019] UKUT 243 (AAC)) which itself was an appeal […]

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3PB welcomes education and public law barrister Matthew Wyard

3PB is pleased to welcome Matthew Wyard, a public law barrister specialising in the fields of education, health and social care. He joined chambers having spent his first few years of practice as an employed barrister in the public law and commercial litigation departments of a well-known specialist public law firm. Matthew brings significant experience of […]

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Alice de Coverley authors the Education Law Chapter of Patterson & Karim on Judicial Review

3PB barrister Alice de Coverley is delighted to have contributed her expertise to authoring the Education Law Chapter of Judicial Review in Law and Practice, now renamed in its third edition as Patterson & Karim on Judicial Review. This authoritative work is edited by Sam Karim QC and Constanze Bell of Kings Chambers. The third […]

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3PB nominated twice in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020

3PB is thrilled to have been shortlisted by the Legal 500 directory in the following categories: Regional Bar: Set of the Year and Regional Bar: Silk of the Year – Vanessa Meachin QC The nomination for Regional Set of the Year is further acknowledgment of the talent, hard work and investment by 3PB's members and staff […]

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3PB’s Emma Waldron successful at The Lawyer Monthly Awards 2019

Education, clinical negligence and court of protection barrister Emma Waldron was today recognised as one of a handful of UK lawyers winning a Women in Law award from Lawyer Monthly. The Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2019 recognise the hardworking achievements of women working in law firms, corporate lawyers, counsel and those connected to the […]

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Part-time music teacher wins landmark Court of Appeal case confirming the method of calculating holiday pay for ‘part-year’ workers

Music teacher Lesley Brazel, supported by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and ARAG who provide legal expenses insurance to the ISM’s members, turned to Nottinghamshire law firm Hopkins Solicitors LLP and counsel Charlotte Hadfield, Lachlan Wilson, and Mathew Gullick from 3PB, to bring her holiday pay claim to court. Mrs Brazel, who was employed […]

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3PB provide specialist legal and practical tips training for law firm Irwin Mitchell

Ten specialist members of 200-strong 3PB Barristers will today be training more than 50 lawyers from leading law firm Irwin Mitchell’s highly-regarded Medical Negligence, Family Law, Court of Protection/Public Law and Travel (Serious Injury) teams at 3PB's Colmore Building offices in Birmingham.    

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£350m of additional funding is to be made available to support children with special educational needs and disabilities

Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to benefit from an extra £350 million funding to provide specialist support and tailored facilities, helping those with complex needs to succeed. The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced that councils will receive an additional £250 million over the next two years on top of […]

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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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Education and Family Law specialist joins 3PB Barristers

Aimee Fox has joined 3PB Barristers’ leading Education and Family law teams from St Ives Chambers. Called to the Bar in 2007, she is well-known as a specialist in education law and private law and family finance cases. Aimee’s education practice sees her regularly appear in the First Tier Tribunal. She acts for all parties […]

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