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Leading Juniors

Andrew MacPhail – 3PBAndrew is extremely thorough and knowledgeable, with a forensic eye for detail.
Gordon MenziesSix Pump CourtGordon is meticulous, measured and has a steely grip on the issues at hand. A barrister you want in your corner in a legal fight.
Jack Mitchell - Old Square ChambersOne of the very best at whistleblowing cases at the Bar. He is very user friendly, tactically brilliant and a lateral thinker.
Karen Moss - 3PBKaren possesses an extremely sharp and quick mind, and her advice is clear, direct, and to the point. She is masterful at handling the most difficult of clients, and has the rare ability to see both the wood and the trees, without losing focus of either. In court, she is a powerful and persuasive advocate.
Liam Varnam - Fenners ChambersA great advocate with outstanding technical ability.
Peter Doughty - Pallant ChambersHe is very organised and a very good analyst. He provides practical advice.
Mark Green - 3PBAn astute, persuasive and resilient advocate.
Shahin Ismail - Fenners ChambersShahin's breadth of knowledge is amazing, and she takes into account the bigger picture when providing advice.
Mike Magee - Fenners ChambersVery thorough and unafraid of a fight.
Mukhtiar Singh - Garden Court ChambersHe has superb interpersonal skills, and is very detail-orientated.

Rising Stars

Matthew Withers1 Crown Office RowHis depth and breadth of knowledge is apparent in his work. Calm, assured, very analytical, and adept at understanding his client’s needs.

Employment in Regional Bar


Members of 3PB bring expertise in advising employers and employees on the full range of contentious employment work, and are regularly instructed by local authorities, healthcare and education bodies, transport and technology companies and individuals. The ‘approachable‘ and ‘plain-speakingKaren Moss is ‘diligent, very thorough and provides clear and easily accessible advice‘; ‘she has a elegance in her advocacy that draws people in and gets to the answer without aggravating a situation‘. Andrew MacPhail has established strength in handling complex whistle-blowing and discrimination claims.



3PB’s range of advocates for employment-related assistance is excellent and of the highest quality‘.

Always helpful. Prompt to respond to queries and always willing to negotiate on fees‘.


The clerks are always inordinately helpful and will be creative in finding solutions to assist us‘.

Russell Porter is particularly affable and trusted to recommend the most suitable counsel for the case. He works tirelessly to ensure clients are looked after and happy with the service they are receiving‘.

The clerks are excellent and engaged in providing a high quality service‘.

Six Pump Court

At Six Pump Court, Gordon Menzies is instructed on behalf of claimants and respondents in complex employment cases, with particular strength in discrimination cases. Grace Cullen regularly acts for employers and employees across a range of employment matters, including unfair dismissals, discrimination claims and constructive dismissal cases. In a recent highlight, Cullen successfully represented the claimant in an age discrimination and unfair dismissal claim brought against Oxford University by one of its senior academics.

Fenners Chambers

Barristers at Fenners Chambers act for claimants and respondents across a broad range of employment matters, with whistleblowing, discrimination, TUPE, and unfair dismissal cases included in the group's workload. Liam Varnam successfully represented a claimant before the Employment Appeal Tribunal in a case involving a race and religious discrimination claim. Mike Magee is a key name in the practice for respondent-side work.



Always helpful and respond quickly to any queries‘.

Clerks are always on the ball and get back to you quickly‘.

Clerks are always responsive and go above and beyond to help‘.

Paul Green is a top-class clerk‘.