• 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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    Employment and discrimination newsletter - October 2023

    Welcome to the 53rd Newsletter from 3PB’s Employment and Discrimination Group edited by Stephen Wyeth, celebrating our Specialist Group being ranked Tier 1 in both the Western and South Eastern circuits by the Legal 500 due to our expertise in this field of law.

    Thanks to our contributors: Karen Moss (Group Deputy Head), Rising Star (Legal 500) Grace Nicholls, Alex Leonhardt, Joseph England and Andrew MacPhail and first rate commentary from Mathew Gullick KC on the very recent Supreme Court decision of Agnew. Given that Mathew successfully appeared for Mrs Brazel in the Supreme Court (supported by our very own Lachlan Wilson and Naomi Webber) who better to provide his take on this most recent decision involving holiday pay?

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  • 3PB in the Legal 500 2024

    3PB’s Employment law team receives TIER 1 ranking in 2 Circuits in latest Legal 500 rankings 

    3PB’s Employment and Discrimination law team is celebrating 2 TOP TIER rankings – in the Western and South Eastern Circuits - in the Legal 500 2024 edition just published. The team now has 13 of its 23 juniors ranked in the publication, totalling 22 individual rankings across the South Eastern, Western, London and Midlands Circuits. The team welcomes its promotion to the top tier in Western and retains its top tier position in South Eastern....

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    3PB achieves a record 145 rankings in this year’s Legal 500

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), the UK's third largest chambers, is delighted to report this year again an outstanding number of rankings - totalling 145 - in the Legal 500 2024’s edition published today, a 12% increase on last year’s 130. The set has achieved its rankings across 5 large UK regions - or Circuits (London, South Eastern, Western, Midlands and Chester and Wales) - in 21 areas of law. 3PB is also ranked in...

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  • New Pupils Oct 23 v2

    3PB welcomes four new 12-month pupil barristers to its 240-strong barrister ranks today

    The four pupils starting their twelve-month pupillages, pictured left to right from the top, are: former global brand strategy director and behavioural science researcher Alice Horn who be focusing on commercial litigation and arbitration; former legal assistant Jack Felvus who will be focusing on public law and regulatory matters and criminal law; fellow legal assistant Laurie-Elizabeth Ketley will be focusing on family law and civil disputes; and former City financial analyst Suffian Hussain who will...

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    Four 3PB pupil barristers become members

    3PB are pleased to announce that their four 12-month pupil barristers - Poppy Watson, Liz Adams, Emma Greening and Dr Angel Matoke-Njagi (pictured left to right from the top) - have all successfully completed their pupillages today and become tenants with the 240-barrister, national chambers. Former in-house energy lawyer Poppy Watson (call:2021) is joining 3PB's London office and will be focusing on commercial litigation and arbitration. Former in-house lawyer and domestic violence and disability campaigner...

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  • Employment and discrimination law newsletter - September 2023

    Employment and discrimination newsletter - September 2023

    Welcome to the September 2023 edition of our employment and discrimination law newsletter, edited by Joseph England, it features analysis and contributions from Joseph England, Mark Green, Sarah Clarke, Katherine Anderson and Grace Holden and team news about Sarah Bowen, Mark Green and Sarah Clarke.

    Case analysis covers the following cases: Rajput v Commerzbank and Société Générale [2023] EAT; Habib v Dave Whelan Sports Ltd t/a DW Fitness First [2023] EAT 113; Owen v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd [2023] EAT 106; and AECOM Limited v Mallon [2023] EAT 104.

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    Employment Appeal Tribunal upholds appeal on TUPE location issue

    Judgment was handed down this week (29 August 2023) in Jagruti Rajput v Commerzbank AG and Societe Generale (London) [2023] EAT 116. The underlying case concerns a claim of discrimination against two investment banks. The appeal was on the question as to when a TUPE transfer took place, with Mr Justice Kerr finding that the tribunal judge had erred in law in excluding from his consideration matters which took place in Germany, wrongly finding that...

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    Sarah Bowen joins the Birmingham Law Society's Employment Law Committee

    3PB's specialist Employment, Discrimination and Education barrister Sarah Bowen has joined Birmingham Law Society's Employment Law Committee, chaired by Shoosmiths LLP's Charlie Rae. The Employment Law Committee, formed of senior employment law practitioners from across the Midlands region, meets monthly to consider recent and proposed changes in employment law and practice. The Committee also undertakes annual discussions with senior representatives of ACAS, the regional judiciary, and various trade unions, as well as responding to government...

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  • Mark Green promoted to Attorney General's London A Panel

    Chambers is delighted to announce employment and national security law barrister Mark Green's promotion to the Attorney-General’s London A Panel for a period of five years, commencing on Friday 1st September 2023. He had been on the London B Panel since September 2019. Mark Green, pictured here, frequently appears for both claimants and respondents, dealing with claims in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal, Court of Appeal, High Court and County Court. Mark has a...

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