• Probate law podcast - 17 June 2021

    Probate law webinar recording - out now!

    Specialist probate law barristers Martin Strutt and Lydia Pemberton hosted our Zoom webinar - chaired by Cheryl Jones - on Thursday 17 June. Martin Strutt presented "Knowledge and approval and rectification: an overview of knowledge and approval and discussion as to whether rectification can in some circumstances cure a lack of knowledge and approval.". Martin's notes can be found here. Lydia Pemberton examined “Put up or shut up. How to progress estate administration: an overview into the options...

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  • Oliver Ingham in key Inheritance Act case

    In 2020, Cohen J issued his decision in Re H [2020] EWHC (Fam) 1134 which found for the first time that a Court could order an Estate to pay for a CFA Uplift as part of an award under the Inheritance Act 1975. Further, an award was made by video link in circumstances where the Defendant (who was unrepresented) a profoundly deaf and disabled 87 year old woman who could not hear or see what...

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    Jakob Reckhenrich joins 3PB’s Commercial and Property & Estates teams

    Barrister Jakob Reckhenrich, a multiple-scholarship award winner and Oxford and Brown Universities alumnus, has joined 3PB to advise on commercial, real estate and property disputes. He joins 3PB, initially as a third six pupil, after completing his pupillage at Monckton Chambers and working as a judicial assistant in the Commercial Court, where he assisted, among others, Mrs Justice Cockerill and Mr Justice Butcher. Jakob Reckhenrich came to the Bar after working as an academic philosopher...

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    The impact of Covid-19 on residential property

    3PB’s specialist property and commercial law barrister Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby joined Tim Baldwin from Garden Court Chambers to record a webinar on ‘‘The impact of Covid-19 on residential property’’ for Lexis Nexis. In this webinar, the duo of barristers take a look at the impact of covid-19 on residential property from both the landlord’s and tenant’s perspectives. Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby takes a closer look at the landlord’s perspective including the initial response; terminating the tenancy; notice periods...

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  • Counsel Magazine June21 Cover

    Sarah Langford featured on cover of Counsel magazine, “Called to the Baa!”

    3PB’s barrister-author Sarah Langford features on the cover of this month’s Counsel magazine, after an interview with Chris Henley QC, former Chair of the Criminal Bar Association, about the parallels between farming and farmers, and the law and barristers, and the dilemmas of combining young children with continued practice at the Bar. As the feature explains, Sarah Langford’s brilliant first book “In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law” was published in 2018 and her...

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    Louise Worton delivers an insight into TOLATA matters for YRes Oxfordshire

    3PB’s specialist property and family law barrister Louise Worton (pictured here) recently delivered a webinar on TOLATA issues to young family lawyers group YRes in Oxfordshire. Louise gave members of YRes in Oxfordshire an insight into TOLATA (Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996) applications. The presentation included a detailed overview of the types of trusts, provisions of the act, procedure and costs involved. Click here to view Louise's presentation. Louise advised the...

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    Philip Bambagiotti appointed by NSW Government to review defective building laws and the current means of customer redress

    3PB’s international construction and arbitration barrister, Philip Bambagiotti, has been appointed by the NSW Government to undertake legal analysis critiquing the statute laws governing the construction of residential developments.  He will then deliver an independent report including recommendations to address shortcomings in the current legislative scheme. Philip will be critiquing the way that the legislation affects the duties and liabilities of all the key players: developers, builders, subcontractors, suppliers, as well as building sector consultants...

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  • Recent Developments in Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law Website

    Recent developments in Commercial Landlord & Tenant Law

    3PB's specialist property law barristers Gavin Hamilton and Robert Weatherley bring you a recording of their webinar on recent developments in Commercial Landlord & Tenant Law. The webinar took place on 20th May 2021 and was chaired by specialist property and commercial law barrister Matthew Cannings. [Matthew Cannings is] "A strong trial advocate with a concise and approachable style". Legal 500 2021/Leading Junior Gavin Hamilton reviews reported cases over the last year and focuses on...

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    Lydia Pemberton discusses contentious probate disputes for Women in Wills

    3PB’s specialist contentious probate barrister, Lydia Pemberton (TEP) (pictured here) spoke at the fourth Women in Wills event of 2021 by Practical Vision alongside Tara McIness, a partner in the contentious probate team at Burnside Partnership. Lydia spoke about the recent contentious dispute case Re R (Deceased) (2021) EWHC 936 (Ch), the judgment in which had been handed down on 16th April. The case was in relation to the provision for minor children from their...

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    Wills and Estates: Early Neutral Evaluation service from 3PB Barristers

    Judges are increasingly asking parties to use Alternative Dispute Resolution to resolve disputes. Whilst mediation has been the traditional route taken to achieve this; we are seeing a significant rise in the use of Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) in contested probate cases. Use of ENE can often help client to settle early, efficiently and cost effectively How it works Once the parties agree on ENE as the preferred route, they appoint one of our specialist...

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  • Robin Howard acts as counsel for three brothers in high profile contested will dispute over £ 850,000 family house

    3PB’s experienced barrister Robin Howard (pictured here) acted as counsel for three brothers who have lost an appeal for an inheritance claim for £ 850,000 after the initial trial was made unfair because of the attitude of the original trial judge. The case came to court in 2019 and the judge ruled that all £ 850,000 of value from the family house be awarded to their sister, after a will made in 1986 was replaced by...

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    Settlement negotiations and tactics for property litigators

    On 17th March 2020, 3PB’s specialist property law barrister Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby delivered a webinar on settlement negotiations for 180 members of the Property Litigation Association. Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby was called to the Bar in 2011 and practises in a wide variety of property, commercial and chancery matters, including neighbour and boundary disputes, landlord and tenant, and probate matters, as well as other commercial disputes and insolvency. View Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby’s profile. Please find a copy of Thomas...

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