Leading Juniors

Paul Ashwell - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonHe communicates well and has a good court manner.
Charles Irvine - 3PBCharles is thorough and conscientious, and provides excellent advice. He is a calm and considered advocate.
Simon Sinnatt - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonHe has a powerful intellect and an analytical mind.
Liam Varnam - Fenners ChambersAn excellent advocate who is professional yet very down to earth, with a practical approach.
Iain Blain - Fenners ChambersHe has a meticulous eye. Pragmatic and good on his feet.
Joshua Dubin - 3PBAn intellectually sharp, calm under pressure, and dependable barrister.
Simon Redmayne - East Anglian ChambersSimon has an exceptional wealth of knowledge, and his attention to detail is superb.
Michael Walker - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonHe is nothing less than meticulous in his preparation of cases and in conference has that human touch.
Louise Worton - 3PBLouise is always well-prepared and she is a tenacious cross-examiner.

Rising Stars

Matthew Withers - 1 Crown Office Row, BrightonMatthew is incredibly diligent, very knowledgeable and technically sound.

Property and construction in Regional Bar

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton's practice has 'good strength and depth' and fields a property team that is active across a broad range of residential landlord and tenant work. Commercial property matters are another key pillar of strength for the group, which is also adept at representing local authorities in housing matters. The 'very direct' Simon Sinnatt has been active in adverse possession and dilapidation claims, while Michael Walker has expertise in landlord and tenant disputes. Paul Ashwell and rising star Matthew Withers ('very personable, proactive, calm and reassuring with clients') are other key practitioners.

Testimonials

Set

‘The Brighton set is a good out-of-town alternative for property litigation. I have also instructed their head of Chambers, Simon Sinnatt, for many years.’

‘The chambers has a good depth and strength for its size. The Brighton annex which I use does have a good quality of barristers at every level.’

‘They are a good team, all appear to pull together in the same direction, they are friendly and approachable and professional. The range of practice areas is wide, as is the experience.’

Clerking

‘Excellent friendly, professional and helpful clerks, each and every one of them. Always willing to help you sort any issues that arise.’

‘The clerks are always friendly, efficient and professional. They will try to go the extra mile to find a solution to any issue you may have.’

‘James Hart is excellent. James is my go to and knows exactly what I need, how I work and we have developed a close working relationship over the years.’

‘Mark Worsley in particular has become my go to man when needing to instruct counsel, he is honest and flexible when required and has never let me down.’

‘Stuart Taylor is extremely approachable and is about building long term relationships.’

3PB

3PB is a 'go-to' set of chambers for property litigation work', and houses 'a strong range of experienced barristers'. The 'extremely approachable' Charles Irvine successfully represented the defendant in Carshalton Beeches Bowling Club Limited v Seaton House School, involving two claims brought by the bowling club for a business lease renewal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 as well as a claim under proprietary estoppel. Louise Worton is 'responsive' and 'forthright', and is regularly sought after for her expertise in landlord and tenant matters. Joshua Dubin is 'an extremely knowledgeable property specialist', and is particularly adept at handling neighbour disputes.

Testimonials

Set

‘It is a strong, approachable set.’

‘Always available to help, even on short-notice, 3PB is ready to assist even for urgent same-day instruction.’

‘3PB has a strong range of experienced barristers at all levels, meaning it is able to provide the correct level of barrister for a particular matter.’

‘The quality of advice and advocacy never fails to impress. The set always has the right counsel for the job and counsel are very involved in providing regular training.’

‘3PB are an excellent chambers to work with and they will always find available counsel, even when issues crop up last minute that are out of anyone’s control. The barristers deal with matters in a timely and professional manner.’

Clerking

‘The clerks are very helpful and prompt at dealing with enquiries, particularly Joe Townsend whom I have dealt with over the years.’

‘The clerks at 3PB have amazing inter-personal skills.’

‘Mark Heath is exceptional, probably the most helpful clerk I have dealt with. Mark will strive to find a solution for you and will go beyond the call of duty to do so.’

‘Lead clerks Russell Porter and David Snook provide a friendly and timely service in all aspects of their work. The clerks are commercially minded and approachable, which leads to a value for money service. They work hard to ensure flexibility and that barristers are well matched to the requirements of those instructing.’

‘Joe Townsend is very approachable.’