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Leading Juniors

John ClargoGatehouse Chambers 'John has excellent advocacy skills. He reads the judge well and knows which points to make. He is very good and calm with clients.'
Charles Irvine3PB ‘Charles’s firm commandment of a court room in pursuit of a faultless strategy is a sight to behold, much to the elation of clients. He is affable with clients, reassuring with solicitors and most importantly, an outstanding representative for the party he fights for.’
Charlotte JohnGatehouse Chambers 'Charlotte is second to none when it comes to getting to the detail of the matter. She is methodical and precise and drafts the most complex documents with grace. She is calm, collected and calculated on her feet.'
Rowan MortonGuildford Chambers 'Rowan is second to none on TOLATA cases. She is very knowledgeable about the complexities of construction disputes and is always on hand to help with tactical and procedural decisions. She is a robust advocate and can deal with changes.'
Simon Sinnatt1 Crown Office Row, Brighton 'Simon has first-rate client care skills and is highly approachable for instructing solicitors. He is particularly strong in boundary disputes.'
Rachel Baker - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton 'Rachel is clear and concise. She always ensures that she understands the client's needs from the outset. She is very efficient and forthright whilst fully aware of the commercial and financial realities of the corresponding matter.'
Joshua Dubin3PB 'Joshua has excellent communication skills and ensures the solicitor is involved in the process.'
Kate Richmond – 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton 'Kate is clever, responsive, commercial and client-friendly.'
Michael Walker1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Michael is incredibly user-friendly and empathetic to the client’s needs. He is very approachable and explains complex issues in a simple way. He also assists with strategy and options to achieve the best possible outcome for clients in often very difficult circumstances.’
Louise Worton3PB 'Louise gives clear, robust and practical advice. She is a tenacious advocate.'
Stuart Wright - 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton 'Stuart is very thorough and pays acute attention to detail. He is a team player and will go the extra mile for his solicitor-client and their clients. He takes a pragmatic approach with his advice to help the client make choices having regard to both the legal position and commercial considerations.'

Rising Stars

Matthew Withers1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Matthew is highly skilled in making complex TOLATA matters sound straightforward to clients. He immediately puts clients at ease and is always willing to go above and beyond when queries arise between instructions.’

Property and construction in Regional Bar

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton

The members of 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton are highly adept at advising individuals, companies and public authorities on a wide range of real estate litigation issues, including commercial and residential landlord and tenant matters. Simon Sinnatt is ‘a hugely knowledgeable and experienced practitioner in property litigation’. Of late, he successfully acted for an elderly respondent in a trust of land matter. Michael Walker, Paul Ashwell and Matthew Withers are the other key members of the team.


‘The set is both helpful and efficient.’

‘The set offers a wide range of expertise in property litigation.’

‘The clerks are always helpful and efficient.’

‘Good set of clerks, always responsive and make every effort to try to understand and tailor client needs to the right counsel.’




Work highlights


3PB has broad-ranging expertise across the whole spectrum of commercial property and residential issues for developers and private individuals. Charles Irvine successfully represented a claimant in a High Court injunction application, preventing the defendant from selling their home. Joshua Dubin has expertise in handling a variety of disputes, including boundary, easement and disrepair, while Louise Worton focuses on ownership disputes.


‘Patrick Steptoe is extremely competent and efficient with enquiries.’

‘Joe Townsend is a go-to, easy to engage and quick to respond clerk.’

‘The chambers has a good availability of counsel and also delivers good quality seminars.’

‘3PB’s property and construction barristers inspire confidence, offer reassurance and put solicitors and clients alike at ease with their wealth of knowledge and effortless engagement.’

‘3PB chambers as a whole are great to work with.’

‘The set has a broad range of civil litigation, with depth, particularly amongst junior counsel.’