• Education team’s Emma Waldron interviewed on 2020 exams fiasco  

    3PB’s specialist education barrister, Emma Waldron, has been interviewed for the UK's No. 1 legal consumer podcast "Get Legally Speaking" about the current legal landscape and what the future may hold for unhappy students. On 18th March 2020, exams were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic; then on 17th August this year, a U-turn decision was announced by the Secretary of State for Education that allowed A-Level students to receive grades based on their teachers'...

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  • 3PB launches dedicated Covid-19 resources hub

    3PB Barristers have created a dedicated webpage on its website to act as a hub for the many articles, briefings and webinar and podcast recordings about lockdown laws and regulations as well as practical issues like court attendance, e-bundles, remote and hybrid hearings. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to create employment, contractual and other legal challenges which are in many ways unprecedented. The impact of the virus is being felt, and in response, 3PB have...

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  • 3PB's Emma Waldron successfully appeals OFSTED decision on child-minder

    3PB’s education law specialist barrister Emma Waldron has successfully supported a child-minder at the First-tier Tribunal in the decision of Mrs LR (A) v Ofsted (R). The case concerned an appeal of Ofsted’s decision to cancel the registration of a child-minder on the early years register under Section 68 of the Childcare Act 2006. Judgement followed a five day hearing and it was concluded that the Notice of Cancellation made by Ofsted was neither necessary...

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