Public and Regulatory News

3PB Barrister Nicholas Cotter argues exception circumstances in a dishonesty case before the SRA

Nicholas Cotter successfully argues exceptional circumstances in a dishonesty case before the Solicitors Regulatory Tribunal. The case involved evidentially challenging any issues of intention relating to third parties and a reasoned approach to the criteria laid out in the case of Sharma in order to preserve the career of a solicitor. Click here to read […]

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Louis Weston and Gareth Graham appointed to the Sport Resolutions Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators

3PB’s Sports Group is happy to announce that Gareth Graham and Head of Sports Group Louis Weston have been appointed to the Sport Resolutions Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators. These appointments demonstrate the strength and depth of the 3PB Sports Law Team. Sport Resolutions is the independent, not-for-profit, dispute resolution service for sport in the United Kingdom. Established […]

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The Fifth Edition of Millington and Sutherland Williams: The Proceeds of Crime is now available

3PB's public and regulatory and crime teams are proud to announce the publication of the fifth edition of 'Millington and Sutherland Williams on the Proceeds of Crime'. This major work, published by Oxford University Press, is available to 3PB's instructing solicitors with a 20% discount.  Please contact marketing@3pb.co.uk to benefit from this offer, valid until 31/1/2019. A leading […]

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3PB Barristers are proud to announce three Recorder appointments

3PB Barristers are delighted to announce that three of their barristers have been appointed as Recorders. Lawrence Messling, is assigned to sit on the North Eastern Circuit dealing with Family matters. William Hansen has been assigned to sit on the South Eastern Circuit dealing with Criminal matters. Mathew Gullick has also been assigned to sit […]

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3PB celebrates the launch of the 5th edition of 'Millington and Sutherland Williams on the Proceeds of Crime'

3PB's public and regulatory team are proud to announce the publication of the fifth edition of 'Millington and Sutherland Williams on the Proceeds of Crime' (published by Oxford University Press).  The book is a leading practitioner text on all aspects of restraint, confiscation and civil recovery of the proceeds of crime.  It has been fully updated to […]

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3PB's Public and Regulatory team provide an update on the CQC and Practice and Procedure

On 15 March 2018 3PB Barristers Nicholas Leviseur, Nicholas Cotter and Sunyana Sharma presented a seminar on The CQC: Aims, Powers and Enforcement Powers and provided a Regulatory and Discipline Update on Practice and Procedure to solicitors in Manchester. Topics covered included Sanction, Insight, Dishonesty, GDPR, Professional Reporting and Open Reporting. Click here to view Nicholas Leviseur's profile. Click here to view […]

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3PB barrister Tom Horder in Centre Parcs prosecution resulting in £250,000 fine after girl falls from tree

Tom Horder, instructed by Central Bedfordshire Council, successfully prosecuted CP Woburn (Operating Company) Ltd in respect of a fall from height. An 8 year old girl fell from a tree during a tree climbing activity at Center Parcs, Woburn. Luton Crown Court heard that whilst the Defendant Company clearly had systems in place to ensure […]

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Nicholas Cotter in successful defence of care home client in health and safety case

3PB Barrister Nicholas Cotter has successfully demonstrated before Lincoln Crown Court that his client was not responsible for causing the actual deaths of three residents arising from a breach of Health and Safety (non-employees) in a care home. The Care Home had on advice admitted security and risk assessment failures linked to its care of […]

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Court of Appeal upholds unlawfulness of age assessment: Martin Westgate QC and 3PB barrister Joshua Dubin win for a second time

Martin Westgate QC, of Doughty Street Chambers, and Joshua Dubin, of 3PB’s Public & Regulatory Law Group, have won a second Court of Appeal victory in a young Eritrean woman’s challenge to Bedford Borough Council’s refusal to provide her with services. To read more about the case, please click here.

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