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    Employment and discrimination newsletter - April 2024

    Welcome to 3PB's April 2024 employment law newsletter, edited by Simon Tibbitts. This month’s newsletter offers analysis from Simon Tibbitts, Ben Amunwa, Katherine Anderson, Andrew MacPhail, Robin Pickard and Suffian Hussain on the following cases:
    - British Airways Plc v Mello and ors [2024] EAT 53
    - Secretary of State for Business and Trade v Mercer [2024] UKSC 12
    - Worcestershire Health and Care and NHS Trust v Ms Allen [2024] EAT 40
    - Stena Drilling PTE Limited v Smith [2024] EAT 57
    - TwistDX Limited and Others v Armes and Others [2024] EAT 45,
    - Kaur v Sun Mark Ltd and Others [2024] EAT 41
    - TTT, R (On the Application of) v Michaela Community Schools Trust [2024] EWHC 843 (Admin) (16 April 2024)

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    Robin Pickard speaks to Advocate on the benefits of pro bono work as a young barrister

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) Robin Pickard has spoken to Advocate about his experience of undertaking pro bono work, particularly in the area of employment law, and the advice he would offer to pupils and junior barristers looking to gain similar experience. Robin undertook over 50 hours of pro bono work in 2023, being one of a handful of practitioners that undertook both the Pupil Pledge and the Pro Bono Pledge. In the interview, Robin...

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    Rosa Thomas and Lucy Bill become members

    3PB are pleased to announce that barristers Rosa Thomas and Lucy Bill (pictured here, left to right) have successfully completed their twelve-month pupillages today and become tenants with the 250-barrister, national chambers. Former Oxford University graduate, public affairs specialist and researcher Rosa Thomas (call:2023) is joining 3PB's London office and will be focusing on employment and discrimination claims as well as disputes in the education sector, following her specialist pupillage at 3PB in these two...

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    Employment and discrimination newsletter - March 2024

    Welcome to 3PB's employment law newsletter, edited by Stephen Wyeth. In this edition, we welcome Ben Amunwa to our employment, public law and education practices. Analysis is provided by Stephen Wyeth, Ben Amunwa, Sarah Clarke, Joseph England, Emma Greening and Robin Pickard on the following cases:
    - Rentokil Initial UK Ltd v Miller [2024] EAT 37
    - Omooba v Michael Garrett Associates Ltd (t/a Global Artists) & Anor [2024] EAT 30
    - Wicked Vision Ltd v Rice [2024] EAT 29
    - Vaultex v Bialas EA-2022- 001258-AT
    - Scottish Water v Edgar [2024] EAT 32
    - Hilton Foods Solutions Ltd v Andrew Wright [2024] EAT 28

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    Ben Amunwa joins three highly rated practice teams at 3PB

    3 Paper Buildings (3PB) is delighted to announce that leading public law, education and employment barrister Ben Amunwa (2013 call) has joined chambers, from The 36 Group. Ben is a popular choice for high profile and landmark litigation, often involving multiple parties and novel points of law. He provides practical advice on resolving disputes to a wide range of clients. He has been ranked in the Chambers UK Bar Guide for Public and Administrative Law...

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    Employment and discrimination newsletter - February 2024

    Welcome to 3PB's employment law newsletter, edited by Craig Ludlow. We celebrate Matthew Curtis’ appointment as part-time Deputy District Judge. This month our newsletter includes analysis from Craig, Sarah Clarke and Jo Laxton on the following cases: Hargreaves v (1) Evolve Housing & Support (2) Mr Simon McGrath; Jones v The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care EA-2022-000744-JOJ; and Bauhaus Educational Services Limited v Elemide [2023] EAT 161.
    Mark Green follows up an important change in the law since his £350,000 win in the associative indirect discrimination case of Follows. S19A Equality Act 2010 expressly permits such claims and therefore provides important clarity for carers and others who may suffer indirect discrimination by association.

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    Matthew Curtis and Berenice Mulvanny appointed as part-time Deputy District Judges

    3PB are delighted to announce that employment barrister Matthew Curtis and criminal law barrister, Berenice Mulvanny (pictured here) have been appointed part-time Deputy District Judges - to officiate on the Western Circuit (to hear civil cases), and in the Magistrates Courts respectively. Berenice was called to the Bar in 2009. She is a specialist practitioner instructed on the most serious offences on the Western Circuit, including murder, rape and other serious sexual offences, fraud and...

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    Employment and discrimination newsletter - January 2024

    Welcome to our January 2024 employment and discrimination law newsletter, edited by Grace Holden. This month our newsletter includes analysis from Grace, Colin McDevitt, Naomi Webber and Alex Leonhardt on the following cases: Leaney v Loughborough University [2023] EAT 155; Kingswood Learning and Leisure Group Limited EA-2022-000902-JOJ; The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia (Cultural Bureau) v Ms Alhayali [2023] EAT 149; and an analysis of the changes to the annual leave entitlement and holiday pay of part-year and irregular hours workers.

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    Employment and discrimination newsletter - December 2023

    Welcome to our December 2023 employment and discrimination law newsletter, edited by Gareth Graham, our newsletter features analysis from Gareth, Andrew MacPhail, Joseph England and Emma Greening - covering the following cases: Ajaz v Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2023] EAT 142, De Bank Haycocks v ADP RPO UK Ltd [2023] EAT 129, EA-2021-000794-NLD, Brooks v Leisure Employment Services Limited [2023] EAT 137, and Simmons v No.8 Partnership [2023] EAT 140.

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  • Employment and discrimination law newsletter - November 2023

    Employment and discrimination newsletter - November 2023

    Welcome to our November 2023 employment and discrimination law newsletter, in which we celebrate more rankings in the latest Chambers and Partners edition and call for applications for talented employment law barristers to join our team. Edited by Charlotte Hadfield, our newsletter features analysis from Charlotte, Head of Group Craig Ludlow and Alex Leonhardt - covering the following cases: Omar v Epping Forest District Citizens Advice (EA-2021-000595-JOJ), Steel v Spencer Road LLP [2023] EWHC 2492 (Ch), ONEA v Contingent and Future Technologies Ltd [2023] EAT 125, and Virgin Active Ltd v Hughes [2023] EAT 130.

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    3PB’s Employment Team celebrates increased individual Chambers & Partners rankings and retaining Band 1 rankings in 2 Circuits

    3PB Barristers congratulates its Employment and discrimination law team for achieving 3 new rankings in the Midlands, while retaining its Band 1 ranking in two Circuits (Western and South Eastern) in Chambers and Partners’ 2024 edition published today. The team increases its rankings to a total of 18 individual rankings, up from 15 last year, in London, Western and South Eastern, and adds the Midlands as a Circuit in which its expertise is recognised. Client...

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    3PB celebrates 81 rankings in Chambers and Partners 2024

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) breaks another record in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners with a total of 81 accolades. The national set is rewarded with rankings in 18 areas of law, in the London Bar as well as in the South Eastern, Western and Midlands Circuits and exceptional comments on its service delivery, including praise for its “sublime service” and its "ability to manage matters in a professional and comprehensive manner second...

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