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Paul Ashwell1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Paul is very thorough and leaves no stone unturned. He is good at focusing on the points that matter.’
John ClargoGatehouse Chambers ‘John has an excellent cross-examination style, good means of explaining matters in simple terms to clients. He provides a prompt and succinct advice.’
Charles Irvine3PB ‘Charles’ knowledge and experience in construction law are second to none. His drafting of pleadings demonstrates that he can grasp the issues succinctly and effectively articulate them.’
Charlotte JohnGatehouse Chambers ‘Charlotte is down to earth, personable, and approachable for both instructing solicitors and clients alike. She has a pragmatic approach and is client and solution focused.’
Rowan MortonGuildford Chambers ‘Rowan is phenomenal – putting tremendous effort into the detailed preparation of the case. She is resilient, challenging, articulate, persuasive, eloquent, known to ask clients the right questions and grappling with every piece of information provided.’
Simon Sinnatt1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Simon’s knowledge and application to a matter are excellent.’
Liam VarnamFenners Chambers  ‘Liam does very good written work. He has a good rapport with clients.’
Iain Bain   –Fenners Chambers ‘Iain is very approachable and pragmatic. He gives clear advice and is good with clients.’ 
Joshua Dubin3PB ‘Joshua has an enviable knowledge of law and procedure. He has particular strengths in navigating vast amounts of information and distilling clear, robust and practical advice. He is a strong advocate, meticulous and systematic in cross-examination, and formidable in trials.’
Michael Walker1 Crown Office Row, Brighton ‘Michael is knowledgeable and very responsive and user-friendly.’ 
Louise Worton3PB ‘Louise provides a clear and understandable advice to clients. She gives thorough and practical advice to solicitors. She is pragmatic and bold.’

Property and construction in Regional Bar

1 Crown Office Row, Brighton

The civil team at 1 Crown Office Row, Brighton, is capable of covering all aspects of residential and commercial landlord and tenant matters. Simon Sinnatt is ‘very experienced and excellent at the complex matters’ and ‘good on his feet with advocacy’. Michael Walker is known for being ‘very patient and good with clients’. Junior Paul Ashwell and rising star Matthew Withers are the other key practitioners at the set.



‘Really good set on the south coast and very good at communicating.’ 

‘The set has a good breadth of experience in different types of matters and at different levels of seniority. It also offers online seminars which are helpful.’ 

‘The set is strong on the property and commercial support.’ 

‘Chambers has a highly experienced and capable range of barristers. Availability has never been a problem.’ 


‘Friendly and responsive.’ 

‘Strong clerks, which make the process very straightforward. They are always happy to help in an urgent situation and accommodating. They are professional and always know what to do.’ 

Work highlights


    3PB is ‘a reliable and extremely well-organised chamber’ with ‘a repertoire of barristers who are well versed in their chosen practice area and promptly turn around exceptional work’. Veteran social housing practitioner Joshua Dubin has extensive experience acting for tenants, occupiers, and local authorities. Charles Irvine is a ‘top-notch tactician’ and successfully defended a complex claim, including allegations of fraud, brought by one sister against another in a claim concerning the rectification of deeds upon the division of a large estate. Louise Worton is a specialist property and Chancery practitioner with an emphasis on landlords and tenants.



    ‘Set is very helpful and attentive. It offers training including one-to-one updates.’ 

    ‘Set seems well organised and offers a variety of webinars for training purposes.’ 

    ‘3PB is a strong set providing significant litigation and commercial presence. 3PB has strong barristers, even at a very junior level, and the quality of advice and advocacy never fails to impress.’

    ‘3PB is a powerhouse of commercially minded, shrewd and highly competent barristers. The property and estates department offers competitive rates for advice, attendance, and truly fantastic assistance in complex legal matters.’


    ‘The clerks are organised and proactive.’

    ‘Excellent. Prompt and courteous.’

    Work highlights