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    Regulatory/disciplinary barrister Victoria Sheppard-Jones joins 3PB  

    Victoria Sheppard-Jones, a specialist in financial crime and regulatory investigations, prosecutions and enforcement in the financial services and healthcare sectors, has joined national chambers 3PB Barristers from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). She has been working at the FCA on an investigation into the Anti Money Laundering and Compliance framework of a large bank. This follows two years as a complex casework lawyer at the Court of Appeal's Criminal Division. Prior to this, Victoria was...

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    Sunyana Sharma reviews the impact of Maughan in the Coroners Court

    3PB’s specialist regulatory and criminal law barrister Sunyana Sharma (pictured here) has reviewed the case of R (on the application of Maughan) (AP) v. Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire [2020] UKSC 46. The case related to James Maughan, who was a prisoner held in HMP Bullingdon. Sadly on 11 July 2016 he was found hanging in his cell from a ligature and he was pronounced dead. The jury, in its narrative had originally concluded...

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    3PB and Partners in Costs discuss QOCS, Precedent T and cost management rule changes

    3PB Barristers and Partners in Costs reviewed QOCS, Precedent T and cost management rules changes in a very well-attended webinar on 25 November. 3PB Barrister Mark Sullivan looked at “Qualified one way costs shifting (QOCS) - Opportunities & Pitfalls. A Review of Recent Case-Law". Comments include a look at the scope of QOCS and the limitations on costs protection set out in CPR Parts 44.14 and 44.15, with particular reference to recent High Court and Court of...

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  • Mark Sullivan represents parents at inquest

    Mark Sullivan represented the parents of Arietta-Grace Barnett (d.o.b. 6th June 2017) at the Inquest into her death on 9th July 2019. In the course of the two day hearing in Winchester Coroner’s Court on 4/5th November 2020, the Coroner, Rosamund Rhodes-Kemp, heard evidence into the tragic circumstances of Arietta’s death. She had been taken to hospital on 28th June 2019 following the suspected accidental ingestion of a toilet cleaning product. She was detained in...

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    3PB sponsor Support Through Court “In Conversation with" Sarah Langford and William Clegg QC

    3PB are pleased to sponsor Support Through Court’s 4th “In Conversation” event due to take place via Zoom on Wednesday 18 November 7-8.30pm. The event will be joined by Sarah Langford and William Clegg QC, who will discuss their experiences at the bar and help raise funds and awareness for the charity. Sarah Langford is a barrister from 3PB and Sunday Times Best Seller for ‘In your defense’, a book commended for powerfully communicating the...

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    3PB backs Road Safety Awareness Week with GloWeek fundraiser

    3PB Barristers’ large Personal Injury  & Clinical Negligence teams, led by Mark Lomas and Michelle Marnham, have long supported the Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT). This week is GloWeek, usually the charity’s biggest fundraising week of the year, but the main events in person are obviously cancelled. So 3PB’s counsel will instead be dressing up on Wednesday 28th October in bright and neon clothing and raising money for CBIT. Become the face of 3PB and...

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    46 barristers at 3PB ranked in Chambers & Partners 2021 UK Bar directory

    The 2021 Chambers and Partners legal directory - which ranks and rates barristers and solicitors based on independent research by the publisher and direct feedback from clients - has given 46 3PB barristers rankings in this year's guide, across 16 different practice areas. This includes two new group rankings for Family (Children) and Family (Matrimonial Finance) teams in the Midlands and new ratings for Chancery in the Midlands as well as Planning Law in the...

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  • Recording now available: Settlements and Negotiations

    On 1st October 2020, 3PB's specialist personal injury and clinical negligence barrister Duncan McNair was joined by Andrew Sands, Nestor Director and IFA to present a webinar on ''Settlements and Negotiations'' which was viewed by over 920 legal and finance professionals. In this recording Duncan McNair reviews the art and method of “Settlement Negotiations”, including how to determine your own valuation; explaining the valuation to the client; negotiation tactics and how to achieve the best...

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  • New tenants Dr Tagbo Ilozue and Mariya Peykova

    3PB are pleased to announce that former doctor Dr Tagbo Ilozue (Crime/Regulatory Law/Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence/Inquests) and former energy and international research fellow Mariya Peykova (Commercial/Contract/ Construction/Public Law) have both successfully completed their pupillages today and become tenants at the 200-barrister, national chambers. 3PB Chief Executive Simon Astill said:  “I am delighted to welcome both of these pupils as new tenants and junior counsel here. They have all shown great aptitude, hard work and expert advocacy...

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  • Inquests: article 2 engagement and impact - recording available now

    In this webinar “Article 2 engagement and effect” our speakers Sunyana Sharma and Susan Jones explore the effect of the recent decision of Maguire v HM Senior Coroner for Blackpool [2020] EWCA Civ 738 and the effect this will have on when Article 2 is and is not likely to be engaged. They also considered the impact of Article 2 on the inquest procedure with a particular focus on the impact it has on the...

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  • 3PB joins Irwin Mitchell in supporting suicide prevention campaign

    3PB (3 Paper Buildings) has joined longstanding client Irwin Mitchell in championing the cause of suicide prevention, including yesterday’s World Suicide Prevention Day. Mark Lomas, Head of 3PB’s Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence teams said: “We see so many tragic instances of suicide – and its devastating effect on families - in my and the teams’ work at Inquests and in claims against UK institutions like hospitals, mental health clinics, prisons and the Armed Services....

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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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