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    3PB's Michael George speaks at Brewin Dolphin Family Law Dinner

    3PB's specialist family law practitioner Michael George (pictured here), was delighted to be asked to speak at the recent Brewin Dolphin Family Law Dinner. Held at St Anne's College, Oxford, the event was an enjoyable evening of drinks, food and stimulating conversation among peers in the family law community. Michael was one of three speakers who gave thoughtful updates in their field of expertise, with Michael offering insights on variation applications in financial remedy proceedings,...

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    Where to look for buried bones? Michael George discusses business valuations

    3PB's financial remedy specialist Michael George, pictured here, is featured in this month's Counsel magazine alongside Andrew Donaldson head of the Forensic Accounting Team at Dains Accountants. From the world of forensic accountancy, they present a checklist for barristers on valuing a business asset. With analogies relating to dogs and bones, this article really highlights the key areas to consider, including tips such as treating the company accountant's valuation with scepticism and considering quasi-partnerships carefully....

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    Family Law set to publish Luke Nelson's review of the FRC Efficiency Statement

    3PB family barrister Luke Nelson, pictured here, will shortly see his review entitled "FRC efficiency statement – an update from the trenches" published in the June 2022 issue of Family Law. This article surveys the ‘lay of the land’, three months after the FRC Efficiency Statement.  At its launch, the Efficiency Statement was heralded by some as a necessary step towards collaborative working in financial remedies. Others queried whether the front-loading brought about by its...

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    Resources ahead of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 coming into force on 6 April

    Ahead of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 coming into force on 6 April this year, Hamish Dunlop and Poonam Bhari (pictured here), both senior juniors within 3PB’s family law team, hosted a webinar on the topic, aiming to provide background, context and guidance on the new legislation. The event attracted over one 1000 registrants. Hamish and Poonam have put together a Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 resources page where practitioners who might...

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    Amy Beddis to contribute to the Financial Remedies Journal’s new blog

    3PB’s specialist family finance barrister Amy Beddis (pictured here) has been invited to contribute to the Financial Remedies Journal’s new Blog which recently launched. Headed by HHJ Edward Hess, the journal aims to promote serious and high-level debate and thought about the workings of the world of financial remedies, both substantively and procedurally and inside and outside of court. Read Amy’s first post, entitled “Armed Forces Pension Scheme: Points to Consider…”. View Amy Beddis' profile here....

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    Amy Beddis discusses potential challenges faced by single parents ahead of National Single Parents’ Day

    Specialist family barrister Amy Beddis explores how society can support single parents ahead of National Single Parents’ Day on 21 March. In this article she looks at how society can support single parents and separated families, what practical support is available and how finances can be affected causing additional challenges. The need (and wish) to work plays a huge part in those additional pressures; no more so than at the Bar. Amy looks at how...

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    Aimee Fox advises on covert recordings in family proceedings

    3PB’s specialist family and education law barrister Aimee Fox examines a number of cases in which recordings have been admitted and their impact on the proceedings for LexisNexis Family Law Journal. Aimee takes a closer look at the outcomes of the following high profile cases: Medway Council v A and Others (Learning Disability: Foster Placement) [2015] EWFC B66 Re F (Care Proceedings: Failures of Expert) [2016] EWHC 2149 (Fam), [2017] 1 FLR 1304 C (A...

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    Lola-Rose Avery sees the courts called upon to decide on legality of COVID-19 vaccinations for children

    3PB’s specialist family law barrister, Lola-Rose Avery, pictured here, sees the courts likely to have to officiate in disputes arising from the UK Government approving COVID-19 vaccinations for children over the age of 5. In a highly-topical review of current case law and regulations, Lola-Rose looks at potential family law disputes between parents, grandparents and guardians over conflicting views about a child being given the vaccination. Recent cases have established the specific considerations that the...

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    Lola-Rose Avery speaks out on the importance of role models on International Women’s Day

    3PB family law barrister Lola-Rose Avery, pictured here, has published an article on the importance of role models for the Bar Council to coincide with International Women’s Day yesterday. In this article for the Bar Council's Women in Law blog series, Lola-Rose reflects on her own experiences looking up to and working alongside inspirational women throughout her journey to becoming and practising as a barrister in the UK. Lola-Rose also reflects upon her career as...

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    Michael George and Aimee Fox offer advice on variation applications in financial remedy proceedings

    Two barristers from 3PB's Financial Remedy Team, Michael George (pictured left) and Aimee Fox (pictured right) - have penned a review on variation applications for the latest issue of Family Law, contrasting the treatment of the applications for variations in income awards with those for non-income/capital provision. The feature reviews two key cases of BT v CU and T v T, offers a postscript on PAG Report 2019 and suggests several lessons learnt from these...

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    Adeo Fraser shortlisted for ‘‘barrister of the year’’

    3PB specialist family law barrister, Adeo Fraser (pictured here) has been shortlisted for ‘‘barrister of the year’’ at the 2022 Legal Awards by the Birmingham Law Society. Adeo Fraser is a busy family law barrister working from its ever-expanding Birmingham office. He advises and represents various parties on the full range of financial remedies, public and private law children disputes and is known for his pragmatic, robust approach and keen attention to detail, whilst remaining sensitive...

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    Four 3PB barristers appointed as Recorders

    3PB is delighted to announce that four of its barristers – Lydia Pemberton, Emma Southern, Nicola Talbot-Hadley and Steven Howard have been appointed as Recorders in today’s announcement (26 January 2022) from the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary. Emma, who was called to the Bar in 2006, and Steven, called in 2009, are members of 3PB’s 75-strong team of family barristers at the national chambers. Lydia is a chancery and contentious probate barrister called in 2006 whilst...

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