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Chambers of David Berkley KC
3PB
3PB OXFORD, 23 BEAUMONT STREET
OXFORD
OX1 2NP
England

South Eastern Circuit > Employment Tier 1

3PB is ‘a very good set with many excellent barristers who cover a variety of commercial and employment dispute matters’. Karen Moss recently successfully represented a claimant in the recovery of substantial notice pay against a care provider and was praised for her ‘great attention to detail and the ability to look at the bigger picture and work toward a resolution’. Andrew MacPhail  handles all complex discrimination and whistle-blowing matters with ‘a holistic approach that benefits all clients’. Rising star Naomi Webber is ‘an incredibly capable, strong, and diligent barrister’ and successfully represented an employer in direct and indirect sex discrimination claims relating to breastfeeding and childcare.

Rising stars

Naomi Webber  –3PB ‘Naomi is excellent – she is extremely thorough and capable. She is highly approachable and has excellent attention to detail. Her attendance notes are always comprehensive.’
Ranked: Tier 1
Grace Nicholls  –3PB ‘Grace is the full package – excellent knowledge of the law, sharp written and oral advocacy and fantastic client care. She is a sharp advocate with precise and powerful cross-examination and boundless energy in trials. She is meticulous and systematic in cross-examination and a formidable opponent. She manages multiple witnesses well.’
Ranked: Tier 1

Leading Juniors

Karen Moss3PB ‘Karen is very experienced in dealing with employment cases. She clearly understands tribunal requirements with regards to strike out applications and how to effectively use preliminary hearings to achieve the outcome desired for her client.’
Ranked: Tier 1
Andrew MacPhail – 3PB ‘Andrew is extremely thorough, knowledgeable, and approaches cases with a holistic approach that benefits all clients. He is excellent with clients providing both honest and pragmatic advice.’
Ranked: Tier 1
Mark Green3PB ‘Highly knowledgeable, incisive and a very effective barrister.’
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Set 

‘3PB has a very cohesive employment group and offer good training and a good range of counsel.’ 

‘Good proactive chambers – seeking to provide stronger embedded relationship, cost-effective and pragmatic service.’ 

‘The Chambers are progressive, supportive, and responsive. Availability of counsel is generally good and, in the event where availability is limited, the Clerks provides the other options.’  

Clerking

‘Russell Porter is very supportive and proactive – exemplifies above approach.’

‘Patrick Robson is very efficient and quick at responding to queries. He is also very polite, helpful, and understanding.’

‘Excellent service from the clerks. They are always happy to help and try to assist us in seeking a barrister who is the right fit for the case.’ 

Work highlights

    South Eastern Circuit > Personal injury Tier 1

    3PB is a ‘go-to chambers’ that acts for claimants and defendants in all manner of personal injury cases. Eloise Turnnidge is ‘excellent tactically with significant insight and experience to progress complex cases in fraught situations’. Rising star Eloise Turnnidge garners praise for her ‘decisive and pragmatic approach’ and for being ‘well-prepared and running the best points of the case’.

    Rising stars

    Eloise Turnnidge3PB ‘Eloise has an excellent attention to detail and a real ability to grasp the key points of claim. She is always able to offer practical and pragmatic advice. She has an excellent manner with clients and is very good at explaining complex points which the client can easily understand.’
    Ranked: Tier 1

    Leading Juniors

    Richard Wheeler – 3PB ‘Richard is excellent and extremely detailed when assessing quantum and has a particular speciality in dealing with complex fatal cases. His advice is always meticulous and considered.’
    Ranked: Tier 1
    James Trumble3PB ‘James is extremely pleasant and courteous to the client, which is much appreciated.’
    Ranked: Tier 2

    Testimonials

    Set

    ‘Very good set. All the barristers have sensible and practical advice and are good with the clients.’

    ‘3PB is an excellent set, with a wide remit and a good selection of counsel able to assist.’ 

    ‘3PB is a friendly chamber that is accommodating and always helpful. The training it offers is always well presented, up-to-date and interesting.’ 

    ‘A helpful set that goes above and beyond for clients. A wide range of expertise at all levels to accommodate area and budget. Excellent coverage. Always professional and efficient.’ 

    Clerking

    ‘The service received from the clerks’ room is impeccable. They are efficient, professional and knowledgeable. They have the ability to offer counsel speedily whilst not losing sight of key issues, client needs and budget. Always willing. Edward Holdstock and David Snook are a force to be reckoned with.’ 

    ‘David Snook is excellent.’ 

    Work highlights

      Western Circuit > Crime (general and fraud) Tier 1

      3PB garners praise as ‘a well respected set when it comes to crime on the Western Circuit‘ and ‘offers an impressive array of criminal practitioners‘. Adam Feest KC‘s ‘calm and measured presentation belies his rapier-like mind‘; he appeared for the prosecution in a trial concerning the murder of Sir Richard Sutton and the attempted murder of Sutton’s partner Anne Schreiber, the mother of the defendant. Turning to the juniors, Timothy Bradbury is ‘very bright‘, ‘incisive‘ and ‘razor-sharp in cross-examination‘, and Nicholas Cotter is ‘a terrific lawyer who is able to display sound tactical and strategic judgement whilst also getting to grips with the smallest detail of a case‘. In June 2021 Elisabeth Bussey-Jones was appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal.

      Leading Juniors

      Timothy Bradbury3PB 'Timothy is a silk in junior's robes. He has a commanding court presence, the complete respect of the judiciary, and is the consummate jury advocate.'
      Ranked: Tier 1
      Tom Horder3PB 'His knowledge is exceptional. There is no case he is not able to manage. He is a capable and effective cross examiner. He pursues the right legal arguments and is totally respected by the judiciary.'
      Ranked: Tier 1
      Richard Onslow - 3PB 'A formidable advocate with a commanding presence. He will defend without fear and has gravitas in court.'
      Ranked: Tier 2
      Nicholas Cotter3PB 'A highly polished advocate with a first-class legal brain. He always inspires clients' confidence.'
      Ranked: Tier 2
      David Richards3PBA measured and persuasive advocate.
      Ranked: Tier 2
      Gemma White  - 3PB 'Gemma is determined, focused, committed, always fully prepared and highly professional. She is an assured and proficient advocate, confident in court with all judges.'
      Ranked: Tier 3
      Thomas Acworth - 3PB 'He has an excellent court manner, very calm and controlled and his witness handling is absolutely superb. He isn't fazed by judges.'
      Ranked: Tier 3
      Jodie Mittell - 3PB 'Jodie's advocacy style means that juries are able to follow complex issues with ease. She is meticulous and thorough.'
      Ranked: Tier 3
      Thomas Evans3PBA dedicated advocate who is well liked by clients.
      Ranked: Tier 3
      Ranked: Tier 3
      Nick Robinson3PB 'Nick is a top level operator. A first-class and fearless advocate with a very robust and incisive approach to criminal litigation. An exceptional strategist.'
      Ranked: Tier 3
      Berenice Mulvanny  - 3PB 'Berenice is a very impressive barrister - she is extremely combative whilst also being very pleasant to deal with. She is extremely well prepared and a very engaging advocate - clear, incisive, organised. Judges are impressed by her.'
      Ranked: Tier 3

      Testimonials

      Set

      Excellent chambers. A comprehensive list of talented counsel.’

      A very sound set offering a broad range of expertise and experience at all levels of crime.’

      An established set of chambers with a great depth of knowledge and experience.’

      A highly respected set with a very good reputation in crime.’

      Clerking

      The clerks are dependable and reliable. If they say they will do something, it gets done.’

      All of the clerks are personable and organised. They can always be relied upon to provide an excellent service.’

      Midland Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax Tier 2

      3PB’s rising star Oliver Ingham is praised for his ‘good judgment and the ability to argue difficult cases’ and successfully acted for a disabled adult child concerning an estate worth £1m.

      Rising stars

      Oliver Ingham3PB ‘Oliver is hard-working, diligent, and thorough as well as being sympathetic to clients in difficult circumstances. He is responsive and approachable.’
      Ranked: Tier 1

      Testimonials

      Set 

      ‘3PB barristers have a number of good practitioners, particularly in land and land related matters.’ 

      ‘3PB delivers a high-quality service across a broad range of areas of law.’ 

      ‘Chambers has strong practice in probate matters and a range of able barristers working in that field who are able, professional and trustworthy.’ 

      Clerking 

      ‘Clerks are very efficient and provide good service.’ 

      ‘All clerksare very helpful and friendly.’

      ‘Clerks at 3PB are the best in the industry. All are very friendly and contactable.’ 

      South Eastern Circuit > Property and construction Tier 2

      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.

      Leading Juniors

      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.’
      Ranked: Tier 1
      Louise Worton3PB ‘Louise provides a clear and understandable advice to clients. She gives thorough and practical advice to solicitors. She is pragmatic and bold.’
      Ranked: Tier 2
      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.’
      Ranked: Tier 2

      Testimonials

      Set 

      ‘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.’

      Clerking

      ‘The clerks are organised and proactive.’

      ‘Excellent. Prompt and courteous.’

      Work highlights

        Western Circuit > Business and regulatory crime (including health and safety) Tier 2

        Members of 3PB have been kept especially busy over the past year handling a range of health and safety cases. Nicholas Cotter is ‘very calm under pressure and conveys an air of authority which clients find very reassuring in circumstances when they are in crisis. He is extremely knowledgeable in matters of health and safety‘. David Richards regularly handles cases involving fatalities in the maritime sector, and the ‘thorough and methodicalTom Horder fields expertise in cases involving food safety, environmental and health and safety issues.

        Leading Juniors

        Nicholas Cotter3PBNicholas is an exceptional advocate and a superb tactician. He immediately puts clients at ease with his calm manner and quickly gets to grips with the key issues in large and complex cases.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Tom Horder3PBTom is very conscientious, hard working, and a top class lawyer. He is gentle and considerate with clients and a very good team player. Judges trust him, and his advocacy is highly persuasive.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        David Richards3PB 'David is exceptionally personable, and is very good at giving the clients details and explaining the law to them in a clear and concise manner.'
        Ranked: Tier 2

        Testimonials

        Set

        A broad range of expertise and strength in depth.’

        Clerking

        Clerks are impressive and responsive.’

        All of the clerks are personable and organised. They can always be relied upon to provide an excellent service.’

        Chris Mitchell is a real asset and incredibly hard working.’

        Chris Mitchell offers exceptional client care.’

        Western Circuit > Employment Tier 2

        Led by the ‘organised and efficientCraig Ludlow , 3PB‘s employment group has ‘a great strength in depth regarding employment law‘. Ludlow and Sarah Clarke are highly regarded for their expertise in representing respondents and claimants in cases involving discrimination issues, whistleblowing matters and unfair dismissal claims. In a recent case highlight, Stephen Wyeth successfully represented the claimant in Preen v Coolink Ltd and Mr R Mullins, an automatic unfair dismissal claim for a health and safety reason arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. Gareth Graham is regularly instructed by NHS Trusts and health boards in whistleblowing and discrimination cases.

        Leading Juniors

        Sarah Clarke - 3PB 'Sarah is a force of nature. She is fantastic at cross-examination, has incredible mastery over the details and is very personable; clients love her.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Gareth Graham - 3PB 'Gareth quickly grasps the issues in hand, and is extremely approachable. His straight-talking and pragmatic approach is of real benefit.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Stephen Wyeth3PB 'Stephen is a skilled and tenacious cross-examiner. He is analytical and driven, with a no-nonsense approach. His knowledge of employment law and his understanding of nuances of litigation in the tribunal are exceptional.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Craig Ludlow3PB 'Craig's detailed and thorough understanding of discrimination law inspires confidence. He is tactful but direct - someone who can help steer strategic decisions at pivotal moments. He builds great rapport with clients.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Matthew Curtis3PB 'Matthew is an extremely persuasive advocate with a calm style which employment judges like. He is incisive without the need for gratuitously aggressive tactics.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Andrew MacPhail3PB 'He is fastidious, comprehensive and highly attentive to detail.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Mark Green  - 3PB 'He is astute, balanced, and has sound judgement. A junior with an excellent tactical mind and great client empathy.'
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Simon Tibbitts - 3PB 'Simon is incredibly diligent and knowledgeable, with a good eye for detail and identifying novel legal points.'
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Sarah Bowen3PB 'A talented barrister and a consummate professional. Sarah is very approachable and goes out of her way to explain complex matters in a language the lay person can understand.'
        Ranked: Tier 3

        Testimonials

        Set

        3PB always has excellent strength in depth with a wide range of highly experienced counsel.’

        Good employment set.’

        The set is responsive and flexible to our needs and the needs of our clients.’

        Reliable and friendly set.’

        3PB is a very impressive set which delivers an excellent service at competitive prices. It has a large number of very experienced employment barristers.’

        Clerking

        Russell Porter is first-class.’

        Western Circuit > Family and children law Tier 2

        3PB stands out for housing ‘a very strong family law team‘. Lucy Hendry KC is ‘calm, measured and focused‘, ‘thorough‘, ‘has an excellent manner with clients and the court‘ and ‘her cross examination is beautifully polite but deadly‘ – ‘she is everything a silk should be‘. Elisabeth Hudson has established strength in Children Act work, including cases involving the international movement of children. Emma Harman is ‘a highly skilled advocate‘ who is ‘excellent at getting to grips with difficult and complex cases‘; Steven Howard is a dedicated advocate with a specialism in non-accidental injuries in care proceedings, where his advocacy is akin to that of a silk‘. Family finance team head Hamish Dunlop is ‘always exceptionally well-prepared‘, with an excellent track record in advising on complex matrimonial finance cases. In October 2021 Rachael Goodall was appointed to the district bench.

        2021 Silks: Child Law (Public and Private)

        Lucy Hendry KC3PB 'Lucy sets her clients at ease, delivers realistic advice, and fights every case to its fullest potential. A ferocious advocate on her feet. Persistent and persuasive.'

        Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

        Emma Harman3PB 'Emma approaches every case with a professional, calm and empathetic outlook, and her attention to detail shines through in all she does. She is fastidious in achieving the best possible outcome for her clients. Her representation ensures that the client’s voice is heard clearly throughout the proceedings. She provides clear and concise advice.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Elisabeth Hudson3PBElisabeth is organised, discerning, and has a great client manner.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Steven Howard3PBSteven grasps every detail and nuance of a matter at an astonishing rate. His legal and technical knowledge is encyclopedic and he has a strategic mind. On his feet, he is a commanding presence. He is measured, controlled, and razor sharp in cross examination. He is superb at putting clients at ease.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Sarah O’Hara3PB 'A strong advocate, with a wealth of experience, and is excellent at tackling large complex cases . She is a safe pair of hands.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Gemma Chapman3PB 'Gemma is naturally tenacious; she identifies her objective and she pursues this with vigour. Her work ethic, critical analysis and case preparation is second to none. A bright star.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Emma Southern - 3PB 'Emma is a stand-out advocate who impresses the room. She has the ear of the court.'
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Nicola Frost – 3PB 'She is robust, yet engaging and empathetic with a client.'
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Amy Lush - 3PB 'Amy has a wonderful rapport with clients and is able to quickly put them at ease with her friendly yet professional approach. She is extremely hardworking, and has a focused mind.'
        Ranked: Tier 4
        Sarah Jennings – 3PB 'She is a shrewd operator and a thorough advocate who is robust on her feet.'
        Ranked: Tier 4

        Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

        Hamish Dunlop - 3PB 'Hamish can charm the birds from the trees. His empathy and ability to deal with emotional clients is brilliant. He is caring, kind and considerate, but can deliver firm advice robustly yet sensitively. His knowledge of the law is formidable, and his attention to detail is fabulous. It is clear that he is always prepared.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Oliver Thorne3PB 'Oliver gives every case his all, and that comes through to clients and judges alike. He always fights his client's corner and is extremely dedicated. He is very hands on and his advice is always very practical. His cross-examination is particularly good - he is robust and charming in equal measure.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Mark Elliott3PB 'A fearless, clever strategist who commands the courtroom.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Amy Beddis  - 3PB 'A meticulous junior. She is very calm and measured, and has a wonderful manner with clients.'
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Nicola Frost3PB 'Nicola is tenacious and perceptive, and thorough in her preparation.'
        Ranked: Tier 3

        Testimonials

        Set

        An excellent set of chambers with a wealth of expertise in family matters.’

        Chambers is diverse and has strength across all levels of seniority.’

        A fantastic set of very good quality barristers.’

        Very well organised and slickly run.’

        A really friendly set.’

        Clerking

        3PB’s clerks are always approachable and efficient and will go above and beyond to find the right advocate.’

        Western Circuit > Personal injury Tier 2

        3PB ‘has a wealth of very knowledgeable barristers in the area of personal injury law‘. Practice head Michelle Marnham is ‘very skilled at building a rapport with clients‘ and has particular expertise in fatal accident claims, catastrophic injury cases and issues surrounding liability. Mark Lomas is ‘a heavyweight in personal injury law‘ and ‘a consistently high quality performer‘, and Tom Webb is instructed by insurers in multi-track cases involving allegations of fundamental dishonesty. Richard Wheeler is ‘tenacious‘ and ‘excellent tactically with significant insight and experience to progress complex cases‘. The ‘robustLuke Ashby stands out as ‘particularly good on complex liability disputes‘.

        Leading Juniors

        Mark Lomas3PB 'A superb junior. He has a fantastic manner with clients and always provides a calm and easy reassurance. He is extremely knowledgeable and experienced in all areas of personal injury work and never phased by any complexities.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Michelle Marnham3PB 'Michelle is a good communicator with clients and provides practical advice. She is knowledgeable, approachable and responsive.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Tom Webb  - 3PB 'Tom is an excellent communicator. His advice is clear and definitive. All work prepared is detailed and always on time. Clients like him as he has a very calm manner about him.'
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Luke Ashby3PB 'Luke has a real eye for detail in his approach to challenging personal injury work. He can be relied on to get to the heart of the real issues and come up with well thought through solutions.'
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Richard Wheeler3PB 'Richard is very knowledgeable, and quick to get to grips with the essential elements of the case. His advice is always meticulous and considered.'
        Ranked: Tier 3

        Testimonials

        Set

        3PB is an excellent set, very well clerked and with a good range of skilled counsel.

        The set goes out of its way to help, it always finds counsel for us, and is excellent at matching counsel to our particular cases.

        A superb set in this field with great strength-in-depth.’

        Clerking

        The clerks are excellent, particularly Edward Holdstock. He always goes above and beyond to assist me with counsel, even if it’s very last minute.’

        The service is outstanding. The practice managers are very hands-on, and we always get prompt replies to any queries. They are all highly organised.

        David Snook is excellent.’

        Midland Circuit > Family and children law Tier 3

        3PB is the ‘go-to chambers for family work with a good range of practitioners from junior through to silks’. Elizabeth McGrath KC has more than three decades’ experience in family law and is ‘an exceptional cross-examiner’. The team is led by the ‘skilled and always thoroughly prepared’.  Vanessa Meachin KC who handles a mix of care, adoption, matrimonial finance, and private law children’s cases. Michael George is experienced at handling big money financial remedy cases.

        Leading Silks: Child Law (Public and Private)

        Elizabeth McGrath KC3PB ‘Elizabeth is tenacious and thorough in her preparation, with a canny ability to think outside the box.’  
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Vanessa Meachin KC3PB ‘Vanessa combines excellent client care with a forensic approach to her cases. She is exceptionally thorough and committed and does not shy away from thorny and difficult issues.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Leading Silks: Divorce and Financial Remedy

        Elizabeth McGrath KC3PB ‘Elizabeth is robust and empathetic. She reads the client well and tailors how she delivers her advice and guides them through the process accordingly.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Vanessa Meachin KC3PB ‘Vanessa is always a meticulously prepared advocate, ready to fight her client's case and extremely tenacious.’  
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

        Ranked: Tier 2
        Nicola Martin3PB ‘Nicola is well prepared and has good manners with clients. She identifies the issues in cases well and offers a sensible, pragmatic approach to proceedings but is robust when needed.’   
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Nicola Brown - 3PB  ‘Nicola has an unrivalled ability to build rapport with vulnerable clients. She is the first choice for vulnerable clients. Her communication skills and compassion enable clients to be comfortable with her and enable clients to participate effectively in proceedings. Her written work and advocacy are very good.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Aimee Fox3PB ‘Aimee is a tenacious advocate who will ensure that a client’s case is put forward in a firm and well-structured manner. She is always impeccably prepared and will build a rapport with the client, demonstrating her knowledge whilst also being very personable.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Stephen Abberley3PB ‘Stephen has the ability to analyse a case quickly and effectively. His cross-examination is forensic and incisive. He is always helpful and goes the extra mile in serving a client’s case.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Nathalie Bull3PB ‘Nathalie is always meticulous in her preparation and presentation of the case with documentation being filed on time, without prompting. She is always available to instruct solicitors to discuss matters arising from the case and to talk though options.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Amy Beddis3PB ‘Amy is pragmatic, methodical and fights for clients. She puts clients at ease and makes them feel that their case is safe in their hands.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Emma Griffiths3PB ‘Emma is clear and concise in her advice - robust and empathetic. She is a very safe pair of hands.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Adeo Fraser – 3PB  ‘Adeo has built a strong and sound reputation for himself. His legal analysis, arguments, and knowledge are consistently impressive. His grasp of the issues within the case, following his meticulous preparation of cases, is plainly obvious to the client and all those in the Court room. He has the ability to instil confidence in his client through his commanding advocacy but also through his empathetic attendance on the client.’
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Lucy Clayton - 3PB ‘Lucy is able to absorb all the facts of the case, which really helps reassure the client that she knows their case in detail. She is always well prepared and confident in her cross-examination and submissions to the court.’
        Ranked: Tier 3

        Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

        Michael George3PB 'Michael is an exceptional advocate. He is well prepared and gives clear advice and guidance to clients. He is a safe pair of hands and will fight the client's corner.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Aimee Fox3PB ‘Aimee is a barrister who has excellent preparation and attention to detail and fights tirelessly for her clients. She is approachable and is responsive to instructions very promptly when required. She has an excellent rapport with clients and builds trust and confidence from the start of the case with all professionals in the case.’  
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Nathalie Bull3PB ‘Nathalie is an extremely competent and highly skilled barrister who represents clients in an excellent way leading clients to feel confident that their matter is being expertly handled. She also balances this with empathy and support for clients that are going through very challenging personal situations.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Amy Beddis3PB ‘Amy is always well prepared for her case. She is diligent in her research and will often call to clarify any matters if something in the papers is unclear. She is excellent on her feet and is an excellent advocate who has no issue with arguing difficult cases if circumstances require.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 3

        Testimonials

        Set

        ‘Really good set with depth of experience from KC to able juniors. Set able to manage complex and lengthy cases.’

        ‘3PB is an excellent set of chambers. They also provide excellent training.’

        ‘The set as a whole provides an excellent service with a wealth of knowledge and high calibre barristers.’

        ‘A quality set of chambers with strength and depth in the quality of advocates available. Counsel is very friendly and down to earth.’

        ‘3PB chambers is fantastic. They always have good availability of counsel and have a very strong set.’

        ‘The set covers a whole range of disciplines, and every member has a very high calibre. They are generous with their training programmes for solicitors too.’

        Clerking

        Western Circuit > Clinical negligence Tier 3

        The ‘high quality‘ clinical negligence barristers at 3PB have been kept especially busy handling a range of claimant work. Mark Lomas is ‘very thorough‘ and ‘exceptionally good with clients, able to distill complex matters and provide sharp, candid advice with charm‘ – ‘a silk in all but name‘, according to instructing solicitors. Lomas continues to act in a wide range of claims against dental practitioners and healthcare professionals. The ‘strong advocateHamish Dunlop is instructed in cases involving negligent surgical procedures, missed or delayed diagnoses, and cerebral palsy.

        Leading Juniors

        Hamish Dunlop - 3PB 'Hamish is diligent and calm, and has a very good manner of dealing with clients and experts. He is logical, personable, approachable, and knowledgeable.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Mark Lomas3PBA robust and tenacious advocate. He bring a calm clarity to the most complex of cases and he is extremely meticulous. A match for most silks.’
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Testimonials

        Set

        A well-rounded set with significant strength in depth.’

        Chambers has a strong knowledge base with good availability of counsel.’

        They go out of their way to help, they always find counsel for us, and are excellent at matching counsel to our particular cases.’

        Clerking

        The clerks are friendly, efficient and knowledgeable.’

        The clerks at 3PB provide a very personal service. They have very quick response times and are friendly and personable.’

        Edward Holdstock and Stuart Pringle provide excellent service and support.’

        Western Circuit > Property and construction Tier 3

        3PB is 'a very accessible and multi-talented set with a wide variety of experienced property barristers'. Matthew Cannings, who leads the property and estates group, is ‘very personable‘ and has established strength in property litigation, and Antonietta Grasso provides ‘thorough advice‘ on a wide range of commercial and residential landlord and tenant matters. Construction law is the core area of expertise for Paul Newman, and the ‘terrific advocateRobert Weatherley has a solid track record in handling land- and property-related disputes, rights of way issues, and commercial lease matters, to name a few areas.

        Leading Juniors

        Robert Weatherley3PB 'Robert is fantastic to deal with. He is incredibly intelligent and an absolute asset on any case. He provides invaluable advice.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Antonietta Grasso3PB 'Antonietta is very professional, concise, friendly and approachable. She is an expert in housing and anti-social behaviour law and procedure, and stands out for her practical advice and her exceptional advocacy skills.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Matthew Cannings - 3PB 'Matthew is an extremely approachable barrister and a confident advocate, who builds a good rapport with clients.'
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Paul Newman - 3PBPaul combines excellent attention to detail with a pragmatic approach. He has a very reassuring, steady and calm manner.'
        Ranked: Tier 2

        Testimonials

        Set

        Very good set – approachable and fair on fees.’

        3PB is a fantastic set which offers a consistently good service when instructed to advise on property litigation and other areas.’

        3PB has a wide range of experience in this field.’

        Extremely friendly and flexible.’

        Clerking

        The service is excellent. They always come back to you promptly and are flexible.’

        Mark Heath is exceptional and will go the extra mile to ensure your needs as an instructing solicitor are met.’

        London Bar > Education Tier 4

        3PB's practice is home to 'genuine specialists in education law'. Members act on a wide range of education matters including SEND cases, admissions and exclusions, and discrimination issues. Team head Charlotte Hadfield  appeared in a case clarifying the statutory expectation for a local authority regarding an EHCP. In another matter, Alice de Coverley acted for the claimant in Raquel Rosario Sanchez v Bristol University, a high-profile case concerning whether a university owed duty of care to a PhD student facing bullying from other students.

        Leading Juniors

        Charlotte Hadfield3PBCharlotte is extremely bright, and can handle the most complex cases with ease.
        Ranked: Tier 2
        Ranked: Tier 4
        Emma Waldron3PBEmma provides clear, accurate and concise advice in the most difficult cases. Her advocacy is impeccable.'
        Ranked: Tier 4
        Jennifer Agyekum3PBJennifer has a calm, thoughtful and thorough approach, which instills confidence in witnesses.'
        Ranked: Tier 4
        Ranked: Tier 5
        Katherine Anderson3PBKatherine is extremely bright, client-friendly and meticulous in her preparation and written work.
        Ranked: Tier 5
        Alice de Coverley3PBAlice is pragmatic, straightforward and constructive. She is as good as it gets in the field of education law.
        Ranked: Tier 5
        Matthew Wyard3PB ‘Matthew is meticulous with his preparation and has a great way with clients, putting them at ease so that they can give clear and cogent evidence. His advocacy is well beyond his year of call.
        Ranked: Tier 5

        Testimonials

        Set

        3PB has a number of strong education law barristers in the set.’

        ‘There is always counsel available, even in those last minute cases as the set will often bend over backwards to find somebody suitable.’

        ‘Great for SEND Tribunal work.

        Clerks 

        ‘Chris Mitchell is a fantastic clerk; his communication is direct and fast and he is very accommodating to specific requests. ’

        ‘The service from the clerks is always professional and helpful. Both Tom Cox and Gemma Faulkner provide timely responses and clearly have a good understanding of the barrister’s strengths. ’

        ‘Gemma Faulkner is the single most organised and meticulous person I have ever encountered. It quite extraordinary how detail-orientated she is.

        London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

        Personal injury - Rising Stars

        Eloise Turnnidge 3PB ‘Eloise is a competent individual and absolute pleasure to work with. She prepares in good time and has an excellent eye for detail. Corresponding with her is very easy.’
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Personal injury - Leading Juniors

        Mark Lomas – 3PBMark is quite simply a fantastic barrister.’
        Ranked: Tier 4
        Richard Wheeler 3PBRichard is a brilliant barrister. He is a fearsome and well prepared advocate, who pushes hard for his clients.’
        Ranked: Tier 5
        Michelle Marnham3PBMichelle is always thorough and well-prepared.'
        Ranked: Tier 5

        London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate

        Rising stars

        Oliver Ingham 3PB ‘Oliver is very hard-working and conscientious in his approach. He really cares for the client and does his utmost to achieve the best for the client. He is also really quick to respond and helpful in his hands-on approach.’
        Ranked: Tier 1

        South Eastern Circuit > Commercial litigation

        South Eastern Circuit > Company and insolvency

        Leading Juniors

        Charles Irvine3PB ‘Charles’ strengths are his attention to detail, ability to develop and execute effective strategies. He is able to put forward his client’s position in an effective and most persuasive way.’
        Ranked: Tier 1

        South Eastern Circuit > Court of Protection and community care

        Leading Juniors

        Louise Worton3PB ‘Louise is calm, diligent and always very approachable. She provides her advice which helps in the progress of the matter without delay and with confidence.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 1

        South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

        Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

        Nicola Martin – 3PB ‘Nicola is well prepared and has a good manner with the clients. She is good at identifying the issues and offers a pragmatic and sensible approach to proceedings and is robust when needed.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 1
        James Legg3PB ‘James is excellent. He shows care and compassion to clients, clearly conveying legal issues focusing on moving matters forward.’
        Ranked: Tier 3

        Midland Circuit > Education

        Leading Juniors

        Aimee Fox3PB ‘Aimee is exceptionally knowledgeable and pays great attention to the details of her work.’ 
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Midland Circuit > Clinical negligence

        Leading Juniors

        Mark Lomas3PB ‘Mark is incredibly meticulous, and he has a unique attention to detail which is absolutely crucial in complicated cases. He is always easily contactable and up-to-speed with the latest developments in the law.’  
        Ranked: Tier 2

        Midland Circuit > Employment

        Leading Juniors

        Daniel Brown3PB ‘Daniel has a great analytical mind, and his real strength is assessing papers in detail at pace. He practices beyond his year of call.’  
        Ranked: Tier 3

        Wales and Chester Circuit > Court of Protection and community care

        Leading Juniors

        Matthew Wyard – 3PB ‘An excellent advocate.’
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Wales and Chester Circuit > Education

        Leading Juniors

        Matthew Wyard  – 3PB 'Matthew is very detailed and will go that extra step further in order to present the strongest case possible. He is very approachable and clients like him.'
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Western Circuit > Commercial litigation

        Leading Juniors

        Alexander Whatley3PB 'Alexander is a strong and persuasive advocate, with an excellent grasp of the facts and an ability to cut through to the heart of a matter. Exceptionally well prepared with a calm, analytical approach. He delivers clear, concise advice in a client-friendly manner.'
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Richard Whitehouse - 3PB 'He is concise and clear, and has an excellent ability to distil complex scenarios. Richard's good demeanour with clients inspires confidence.'
        Ranked: Tier 2

        Western Circuit > Planning and environment

        Leading Juniors

        William Webster3PBWilliam is highly knowledgeable about planning law, and he focuses on the cases' key points. His communication with judges is both clear and persuasive.'
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Western Circuit > Professional disciplinary law

        Leading Juniors

        Nicholas Cotter3PB 'Nicholas is a very articulate and personable barrister and an exceptional advocate. He puts clients immediately at ease with his calm manner and quickly gets to grips with the key issues in large and complex cases.'
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Western Circuit > Professional negligence

        Leading Juniors

        Richard Whitehouse - 3PBRichard has excellent attention to detail, coupled with the ability to get straight to the main issues in a case.'
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Western Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

        Leading Juniors

        Cheryl Jones3PB 'An expert in the field. She has a planet-sized intellect and is very supportive and approachable.'
        Ranked: Tier 2

        London Bar > Employment

        Leading Juniors

        Sarah Bowen3PBSarah's drafting and written opinions are a particular strength of hers. She is also a solid advocate, who is persuasive and credible.
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Craig Ludlow - 3PBA forceful and knowledgeable advocate, who is always well prepared and quick to put pressure on the other side. Craig is a good communicator and excellent with clients.
        Ranked: Tier 4
        Karen Moss - 3PBShe is extremely organised and methodical, and always provides her written work on time. A first-rate junior for large and complex cases, with excellent attention to detail.
        Ranked: Tier 4
        Andrew MacPhail - 3PB 'Andrew is meticulous in his approach - no corner is left unturned. He is good at probing questions for the client to consider, so the case strategy is clear; and he is effective in his cross-examination of witnesses, drawing out concessions along the way.
        Ranked: Tier 5
        Daniel Brown - 3PBDaniel was excellent. He engaged well with the client and provided a superb strategy to a difficult claim.
        Ranked: Tier 5
        Mark Green3PBA very able, stealthy barrister with a huge intellect, and astute in his analysis of the law and facts. He takes points and develops them well with his capable demeanour in court or tribunal.
        Ranked: Tier 5

        London Bar > Intellectual property

        Leading Juniors

        Victoria Jones3PBShe is incredibly client friendly, and provides advice in a clear and concise manner that lay clients can really understand. Her drafting is also clear and concise; and in court she has an excellent manner with judges and is a clear cross-examiner.’
        Ranked: Tier 3
        Nicole Bollard3PB ‘She is an extremely strong advocate. Confident, succinct, and always very well prepared.
        Ranked: Tier 4

        London Bar > Police law (forces and constables)

        London Bar > Tax: VAT and excise

        London Bar > Children law (including public and private law)

        Leading Juniors

        Ranked: Tier 4

        London Bar > Family (including divorce and financial remedy)

        Leading Juniors

        Hamish Dunlop – 3PB ‘Hamish is a superb advocate. He juggles complex facts with ease and exudes confidence in court.’
        Ranked: Tier 4

        London Bar > Inquests and inquiries

        Leading Juniors

        Sunyana Sharma3PBAble to assimilate large volumes of information quickly and focus on the key issues, with questioning that is succinct but focused – a highly competent barrister.
        Ranked: Tier 4
        Susan Jones – 3PBSusan is an excellent advocate. During inquests she argues powerfully for the families she represents.
        Ranked: Tier 4

        London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

        Leading Juniors

        Jennifer Agyekum3PBJennifer will go above and beyond to achieve good outcomes. She cares about the work she undertakes and those she represents. Tactical and strategic in her approach.
        Ranked: Tier 4

        London Bar > Professional negligence

        Leading Juniors

        Seb Oram3PBClever, thorough, to the point, very good with clients, excellent in court with good presentational skills and persuasive approach, and very good at cross-examination.'
        Ranked: Tier 5
        Gavin Hamilton3PBGavin is very good on detail, explaining issues clearly to clients and a good advocate on his feet in court, very experienced.'
        Ranked: Tier 5

        Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Employment Tier 1

        3PB is ‘a very good set with many excellent barristers who cover a variety of commercial and employment dispute matters’. Karen Moss recently successfully represented a claimant in the recovery of substantial notice pay against a care provider and was praised for her ‘great attention to detail and the ability to look at the bigger picture and work toward a resolution’. Andrew MacPhail  handles all complex discrimination and whistle-blowing matters with ‘a holistic approach that benefits all clients’. Rising star Naomi Webber is ‘an incredibly capable, strong, and diligent barrister’ and successfully represented an employer in direct and indirect sex discrimination claims relating to breastfeeding and childcare.

        Rising stars

        Naomi Webber  –3PB ‘Naomi is excellent – she is extremely thorough and capable. She is highly approachable and has excellent attention to detail. Her attendance notes are always comprehensive.’
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Grace Nicholls  –3PB ‘Grace is the full package – excellent knowledge of the law, sharp written and oral advocacy and fantastic client care. She is a sharp advocate with precise and powerful cross-examination and boundless energy in trials. She is meticulous and systematic in cross-examination and a formidable opponent. She manages multiple witnesses well.’
        Ranked: Tier 1

        Leading Juniors

        Karen Moss3PB ‘Karen is very experienced in dealing with employment cases. She clearly understands tribunal requirements with regards to strike out applications and how to effectively use preliminary hearings to achieve the outcome desired for her client.’
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Andrew MacPhail – 3PB ‘Andrew is extremely thorough, knowledgeable, and approaches cases with a holistic approach that benefits all clients. He is excellent with clients providing both honest and pragmatic advice.’
        Ranked: Tier 1
        Mark Green3PB ‘Highly knowledgeable, incisive and a very effective barrister.’
        Ranked: Tier 2

        Testimonials

        Set 

        ‘3PB has a very cohesive employment group and offer good training and a good range of counsel.’ 

        ‘Good proactive chambers – seeking to provide stronger embedded relationship, cost-effective and pragmatic service.’ 

        ‘The Chambers are progressive, supportive, and responsive. Availability of counsel is generally good and, in the event where availability is limited, the Clerks provides the other options.’  

        Clerking

        ‘Russell Porter is very supportive and proactive – exemplifies above approach.’

        ‘Patrick Robson is very efficient and quick at responding to queries. He is also very polite, helpful, and understanding.’

        ‘Excellent service from the clerks. They are always happy to help and try to assist us in seeking a barrister who is the right fit for the case.’ 

        Work highlights

          Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Personal injury Tier 1

          3PB is a ‘go-to chambers’ that acts for claimants and defendants in all manner of personal injury cases. Eloise Turnnidge is ‘excellent tactically with significant insight and experience to progress complex cases in fraught situations’. Rising star Eloise Turnnidge garners praise for her ‘decisive and pragmatic approach’ and for being ‘well-prepared and running the best points of the case’.

          Rising stars

          Eloise Turnnidge3PB ‘Eloise has an excellent attention to detail and a real ability to grasp the key points of claim. She is always able to offer practical and pragmatic advice. She has an excellent manner with clients and is very good at explaining complex points which the client can easily understand.’
          Ranked: Tier 1

          Leading Juniors

          Richard Wheeler – 3PB ‘Richard is excellent and extremely detailed when assessing quantum and has a particular speciality in dealing with complex fatal cases. His advice is always meticulous and considered.’
          Ranked: Tier 1
          James Trumble3PB ‘James is extremely pleasant and courteous to the client, which is much appreciated.’
          Ranked: Tier 2

          Testimonials

          Set

          ‘Very good set. All the barristers have sensible and practical advice and are good with the clients.’

          ‘3PB is an excellent set, with a wide remit and a good selection of counsel able to assist.’ 

          ‘3PB is a friendly chamber that is accommodating and always helpful. The training it offers is always well presented, up-to-date and interesting.’ 

          ‘A helpful set that goes above and beyond for clients. A wide range of expertise at all levels to accommodate area and budget. Excellent coverage. Always professional and efficient.’ 

          Clerking

          ‘The service received from the clerks’ room is impeccable. They are efficient, professional and knowledgeable. They have the ability to offer counsel speedily whilst not losing sight of key issues, client needs and budget. Always willing. Edward Holdstock and David Snook are a force to be reckoned with.’ 

          ‘David Snook is excellent.’ 

          Work highlights

            Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Commercial litigation

            Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Court of Protection and community care

            Leading Juniors

            Louise Worton3PB ‘Louise is calm, diligent and always very approachable. She provides her advice which helps in the progress of the matter without delay and with confidence.’ 
            Ranked: Tier 1

            Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

            Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

            Nicola Martin – 3PB ‘Nicola is well prepared and has a good manner with the clients. She is good at identifying the issues and offers a pragmatic and sensible approach to proceedings and is robust when needed.’ 
            Ranked: Tier 1
            James Legg3PB ‘James is excellent. He shows care and compassion to clients, clearly conveying legal issues focusing on moving matters forward.’
            Ranked: Tier 3

            Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Property and construction

            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.

            Leading Juniors

            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.’
            Ranked: Tier 1
            Louise Worton3PB ‘Louise provides a clear and understandable advice to clients. She gives thorough and practical advice to solicitors. She is pragmatic and bold.’
            Ranked: Tier 2
            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.’
            Ranked: Tier 2

            Testimonials

            Set 

            ‘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.’

            Clerking

            ‘The clerks are organised and proactive.’

            ‘Excellent. Prompt and courteous.’

            Work highlights

              Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Family and children law

              2021 Silks: Child Law (Public and Private)

              Lucy Hendry KC3PB 'Lucy sets her clients at ease, delivers realistic advice, and fights every case to its fullest potential. A ferocious advocate on her feet. Persistent and persuasive.'

              Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

              Emma Harman3PB 'Emma approaches every case with a professional, calm and empathetic outlook, and her attention to detail shines through in all she does. She is fastidious in achieving the best possible outcome for her clients. Her representation ensures that the client’s voice is heard clearly throughout the proceedings. She provides clear and concise advice.'
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Elisabeth Hudson3PBElisabeth is organised, discerning, and has a great client manner.'
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Steven Howard3PBSteven grasps every detail and nuance of a matter at an astonishing rate. His legal and technical knowledge is encyclopedic and he has a strategic mind. On his feet, he is a commanding presence. He is measured, controlled, and razor sharp in cross examination. He is superb at putting clients at ease.'
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Sarah O’Hara3PB 'A strong advocate, with a wealth of experience, and is excellent at tackling large complex cases . She is a safe pair of hands.'
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Gemma Chapman3PB 'Gemma is naturally tenacious; she identifies her objective and she pursues this with vigour. Her work ethic, critical analysis and case preparation is second to none. A bright star.'
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Emma Southern - 3PB 'Emma is a stand-out advocate who impresses the room. She has the ear of the court.'
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Nicola Frost – 3PB 'She is robust, yet engaging and empathetic with a client.'
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Amy Lush - 3PB 'Amy has a wonderful rapport with clients and is able to quickly put them at ease with her friendly yet professional approach. She is extremely hardworking, and has a focused mind.'
              Ranked: Tier 4
              Sarah Jennings – 3PB 'She is a shrewd operator and a thorough advocate who is robust on her feet.'
              Ranked: Tier 4

              Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

              Hamish Dunlop - 3PB 'Hamish can charm the birds from the trees. His empathy and ability to deal with emotional clients is brilliant. He is caring, kind and considerate, but can deliver firm advice robustly yet sensitively. His knowledge of the law is formidable, and his attention to detail is fabulous. It is clear that he is always prepared.'
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Oliver Thorne3PB 'Oliver gives every case his all, and that comes through to clients and judges alike. He always fights his client's corner and is extremely dedicated. He is very hands on and his advice is always very practical. His cross-examination is particularly good - he is robust and charming in equal measure.'
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Mark Elliott3PB 'A fearless, clever strategist who commands the courtroom.'
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Amy Beddis  - 3PB 'A meticulous junior. She is very calm and measured, and has a wonderful manner with clients.'
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Nicola Frost3PB 'Nicola is tenacious and perceptive, and thorough in her preparation.'
              Ranked: Tier 3

              Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Employment

              Leading Juniors

              Sarah Clarke - 3PB 'Sarah is a force of nature. She is fantastic at cross-examination, has incredible mastery over the details and is very personable; clients love her.'
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Gareth Graham - 3PB 'Gareth quickly grasps the issues in hand, and is extremely approachable. His straight-talking and pragmatic approach is of real benefit.'
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Stephen Wyeth3PB 'Stephen is a skilled and tenacious cross-examiner. He is analytical and driven, with a no-nonsense approach. His knowledge of employment law and his understanding of nuances of litigation in the tribunal are exceptional.'
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Craig Ludlow3PB 'Craig's detailed and thorough understanding of discrimination law inspires confidence. He is tactful but direct - someone who can help steer strategic decisions at pivotal moments. He builds great rapport with clients.'
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Matthew Curtis3PB 'Matthew is an extremely persuasive advocate with a calm style which employment judges like. He is incisive without the need for gratuitously aggressive tactics.'
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Andrew MacPhail3PB 'He is fastidious, comprehensive and highly attentive to detail.'
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Mark Green  - 3PB 'He is astute, balanced, and has sound judgement. A junior with an excellent tactical mind and great client empathy.'
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Simon Tibbitts - 3PB 'Simon is incredibly diligent and knowledgeable, with a good eye for detail and identifying novel legal points.'
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Sarah Bowen3PB 'A talented barrister and a consummate professional. Sarah is very approachable and goes out of her way to explain complex matters in a language the lay person can understand.'
              Ranked: Tier 3

              Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Family and children law

              Leading Silks: Child Law (Public and Private)

              Elizabeth McGrath KC3PB ‘Elizabeth is tenacious and thorough in her preparation, with a canny ability to think outside the box.’  
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Vanessa Meachin KC3PB ‘Vanessa combines excellent client care with a forensic approach to her cases. She is exceptionally thorough and committed and does not shy away from thorny and difficult issues.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 1

              Leading Silks: Divorce and Financial Remedy

              Elizabeth McGrath KC3PB ‘Elizabeth is robust and empathetic. She reads the client well and tailors how she delivers her advice and guides them through the process accordingly.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Vanessa Meachin KC3PB ‘Vanessa is always a meticulously prepared advocate, ready to fight her client's case and extremely tenacious.’  
              Ranked: Tier 1

              Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)

              Ranked: Tier 2
              Nicola Martin3PB ‘Nicola is well prepared and has good manners with clients. She identifies the issues in cases well and offers a sensible, pragmatic approach to proceedings but is robust when needed.’   
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Nicola Brown - 3PB  ‘Nicola has an unrivalled ability to build rapport with vulnerable clients. She is the first choice for vulnerable clients. Her communication skills and compassion enable clients to be comfortable with her and enable clients to participate effectively in proceedings. Her written work and advocacy are very good.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Aimee Fox3PB ‘Aimee is a tenacious advocate who will ensure that a client’s case is put forward in a firm and well-structured manner. She is always impeccably prepared and will build a rapport with the client, demonstrating her knowledge whilst also being very personable.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Stephen Abberley3PB ‘Stephen has the ability to analyse a case quickly and effectively. His cross-examination is forensic and incisive. He is always helpful and goes the extra mile in serving a client’s case.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Nathalie Bull3PB ‘Nathalie is always meticulous in her preparation and presentation of the case with documentation being filed on time, without prompting. She is always available to instruct solicitors to discuss matters arising from the case and to talk though options.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Amy Beddis3PB ‘Amy is pragmatic, methodical and fights for clients. She puts clients at ease and makes them feel that their case is safe in their hands.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Emma Griffiths3PB ‘Emma is clear and concise in her advice - robust and empathetic. She is a very safe pair of hands.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Adeo Fraser – 3PB  ‘Adeo has built a strong and sound reputation for himself. His legal analysis, arguments, and knowledge are consistently impressive. His grasp of the issues within the case, following his meticulous preparation of cases, is plainly obvious to the client and all those in the Court room. He has the ability to instil confidence in his client through his commanding advocacy but also through his empathetic attendance on the client.’
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Lucy Clayton - 3PB ‘Lucy is able to absorb all the facts of the case, which really helps reassure the client that she knows their case in detail. She is always well prepared and confident in her cross-examination and submissions to the court.’
              Ranked: Tier 3

              Leading Juniors: Divorce and Financial Remedy

              Michael George3PB 'Michael is an exceptional advocate. He is well prepared and gives clear advice and guidance to clients. He is a safe pair of hands and will fight the client's corner.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 1
              Aimee Fox3PB ‘Aimee is a barrister who has excellent preparation and attention to detail and fights tirelessly for her clients. She is approachable and is responsive to instructions very promptly when required. She has an excellent rapport with clients and builds trust and confidence from the start of the case with all professionals in the case.’  
              Ranked: Tier 2
              Nathalie Bull3PB ‘Nathalie is an extremely competent and highly skilled barrister who represents clients in an excellent way leading clients to feel confident that their matter is being expertly handled. She also balances this with empathy and support for clients that are going through very challenging personal situations.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 3
              Amy Beddis3PB ‘Amy is always well prepared for her case. She is diligent in her research and will often call to clarify any matters if something in the papers is unclear. She is excellent on her feet and is an excellent advocate who has no issue with arguing difficult cases if circumstances require.’ 
              Ranked: Tier 3

              The chambers: 3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), is one of the UK’s oldest and fourth largest chambers in England providing a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to businesses and individuals alike. Headed by commercial barrister David Berkley KC, our 215 barristers – including 14 silks – deliver real expertise and specialist knowledge across the full range of legal dispute areas, assisted by some 50 clerks and other staff.

              Our barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester. The chambers operates as a single national legal business from its six well-equipped offices and is fully accredited by the Bar Council to provide CPD courses and is IiP and BarMark accredited. Each office is staffed by friendly and experienced clerks and staff who can advise clients on the most suitable counsel for a particular case, as well as discuss fees and provide estimates for anticipated work.

              Work undertaken: Chambers is a full-service barristers’ set, offering legal expertise from 12 specialist teams. See www.3pb.co.uk for more details.

              The commercial group advises on company, contract and commercial disputes including professional negligence claims, as well as insolvency, energy law and intellectual property.

              The criminal law group advises and acts in the full range of criminal law issues from homicide and sexual offences to fraud, drugs and proceeds of crime.

              The specialist education law team advises parents, pupils, schools, teaching and academic staff and local authorities on all aspects of education law including SEN provision and regulatory matters.

              The employment and discrimination group provides expertise across all areas of contentious and non-contentious work, including injunctions, investigations, directories duties, TUPE and restrictive covenants.

              The family law group provides expertise in every aspect of public/private childcare law and all forms of financial proceedings including Remote Private Financial Dispute Resolution.

              The personal injury and clinical negligence groups conduct cases at every level and clients include both claimants and defendants, dealing with fatal and catastrophic injuries, employers liability and public liability cases, fraudulent claims, travel and military cases.

              The property and estates group undertakes work in all areas of law concerning the ownership, occupation and use of land and buildings, probate and estates disputes as well as traditional Chancery law advice.

              Public and regulatory law crosses the boundary between civil and criminal law and members of the group provide expertise across a range of legal fields, including professional disciplinary, inquests, health and safety, marine and fisheries and police law.

              The mediation group has particular strength in the fields of adjudication, arbitration and mediation. Members are regularly appointed as adjudicators or arbitrators in both domestic and international disputes.

              3PB’s high profile construction and engineering group provides advocacy and other expertise in all aspects of construction disputes and dispute resolution services, both domestic and international with a focus on arbitration, adjudication and acting as neutrals.

              The sports law group has an exceptional reputation for its expertise in sports regulation and on-field and off-field discipline, doping issues, contractual disputes, defamation and libel and IP.

              DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
              Head of Chambers BERKLEY KC, Daviddavid.berkley@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Chief Executive ASTILL, Simonsimon.astill@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Chambers Director WILDISH, Matthewmatthew.wildish@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
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              Grace Holden photo Grace HoldenGrace Holden specialises in employment, discrimination, personal injury and clinical negligence disputes.…
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              Elisabeth Hudson photo Elisabeth HudsonElisabeth Hudson specialises in all aspects of family law.  She carries out…
              Peter Kent photo Peter KentPeter Kent is a civil practitioner with extensive experience of advocacy in…
              Antonida Kocharova photo Antonida KocharovaAntonida’s practice encompasses all areas of family law, property law, and Court…
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              Jo Laxton photo Jo LaxtonJoanna (Jo) Laxton is currently a practising pupil barrister who has joined…
              Andrew MacPhail photo Andrew MacPhailAndrew is an employment law specialist of many years experience. He is…
              Aaron Mayers photo Aaron MayersCommercial and chancery barrister Aaron Mayers joined 3PB in 2021. He has…
              Elaine Strachan photo Elaine StrachanElaine Strachan has a busy matrimonial practice. Having studied at King’s College,…
              Martin Strutt photo Martin StruttMartin Strutt has a general civil practice with Chancery emphasis, including property-related…
              Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby photo Thomas Talbot-PonsonbyThomas Talbot-Ponsonby was called to the Bar in 2011 and practises in…
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              Christopher Whelan photoDr Christopher WhelanDr Christopher Whelan practises mainly in Employment Law, though he advises on…
              Mark Wilden photo Mark WildenMark Wilden is a specialist Intellectual Property barrister. He joined 3PB as a…
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              Staff : 50
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              English Bar Council (individual membership)

              With the opening of our Bournemouth office in 1973, 3PB found a home on the South Coast. Our office has a busy full service practice advising solicitors, in-house counsel, insurance claim professionals and other business professionals as well as high net worth individuals, on the full range of legal issues.

              The chambers: 3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), is one of the UK’s oldest and fourth largest chambers in England providing a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to businesses and individuals alike. Headed by commercial barrister David Berkley KC, our 215 barristers – including 14 silks – deliver real expertise and specialist knowledge across the full range of legal dispute areas, assisted by some 50 clerks and other staff.

              Our barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester. The chambers operates as a single national legal business from its six well-equipped offices and is fully accredited by the Bar Council to provide CPD courses and is IiP and BarMark accredited. Each office is staffed by friendly and experienced clerks and staff who can advise clients on the most suitable counsel for a particular case, as well as discuss fees and provide estimates for anticipated work.

              Work undertaken: Chambers is a full-service barristers’ set, offering legal expertise from 12 specialist teams. See www.3pb.co.uk for more details.

              The commercial group advises on company, contract and commercial disputes including professional negligence claims, as well as insolvency, energy law and intellectual property.

              The criminal law group advises and acts in the full range of criminal law issues from homicide and sexual offences to fraud, drugs and proceeds of crime.

              The specialist education law team advises parents, pupils, schools, teaching and academic staff and local authorities on all aspects of education law including SEN provision and regulatory matters.

              The employment and discrimination group provides expertise across all areas of contentious and non-contentious work, including injunctions, investigations, directories duties, TUPE and restrictive covenants.

              The family law group provides expertise in every aspect of public/private childcare law and all forms of financial proceedings including Remote Private Financial Dispute Resolution.

              The personal injury and clinical negligence groups conduct cases at every level and clients include both claimants and defendants, dealing with fatal and catastrophic injuries, employers liability and public liability cases, fraudulent claims, travel and military cases.

              The property and estates group undertakes work in all areas of law concerning the ownership, occupation and use of land and buildings, probate and estates disputes as well as traditional Chancery law advice.

              Public and regulatory law crosses the boundary between civil and criminal law and members of the group provide expertise across a range of legal fields, including professional disciplinary, inquests, health and safety, marine and fisheries and police law.

              The mediation group has particular strength in the fields of adjudication, arbitration and mediation. Members are regularly appointed as adjudicators or arbitrators in both domestic and international disputes.

              3PB’s high profile construction and engineering group provides advocacy and other expertise in all aspects of construction disputes and dispute resolution services, both domestic and international with a focus on arbitration, adjudication and acting as neutrals.

              The sports law group has an exceptional reputation for its expertise in sports regulation and on-field and off-field discipline, doping issues, contractual disputes, defamation and libel and IP.

              DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
              Practice Director Rob Leonardrobert.leonard@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barrister Hamish Dunlophamish.dunlop@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barristers : 215
              Staff : 50
              All main business languages
              English Bar Council (individual membership)

              Our Birmingham office opened in 2016. It is now a busy, full service practice advising solicitors, in-house counsel, insurance claims professionals and other business professionals as well as high-net-worth individuals on the full range of legal issues.

              The chambers: 3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), is one of the UK’s oldest and fourth largest chambers in England providing a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to businesses and individuals alike. Headed by commercial barrister David Berkley KC, our 215 barristers – including 14 silks – deliver real expertise and specialist knowledge across the full range of legal dispute areas, assisted by some 50 clerks and other staff.

              Our barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester. The chambers operates as a single national legal business from its six well-equipped offices and is fully accredited by the Bar Council to provide CPD courses and is IiP and BarMark accredited. Each office is staffed by friendly and experienced clerks and staff who can advise clients on the most suitable counsel for a particular case, as well as discuss fees and provide estimates for anticipated work.

              Work undertaken: Chambers is a full-service barristers’ set, offering legal expertise from 12 specialist teams. See www.3pb.co.uk for more details.

              The commercial group advises on company, contract and commercial disputes including professional negligence claims, as well as insolvency, energy law and intellectual property.

              The criminal law group advises and acts in the full range of criminal law issues from homicide and sexual offences to fraud, drugs and proceeds of crime.

              The specialist education law team advises parents, pupils, schools, teaching and academic staff and local authorities on all aspects of education law including SEN provision and regulatory matters.

              The employment and discrimination group provides expertise across all areas of contentious and non-contentious work, including injunctions, investigations, directories duties, TUPE and restrictive covenants.

              The family law group provides expertise in every aspect of public/private childcare law and all forms of financial proceedings including Remote Private Financial Dispute Resolution.

              The personal injury and clinical negligence groups conduct cases at every level and clients include both claimants and defendants, dealing with fatal and catastrophic injuries, employers liability and public liability cases, fraudulent claims, travel and military cases.

              The property and estates group undertakes work in all areas of law concerning the ownership, occupation and use of land and buildings, probate and estates disputes as well as traditional Chancery law advice.

              Public and regulatory law crosses the boundary between civil and criminal law and members of the group provide expertise across a range of legal fields, including professional disciplinary, inquests, health and safety, marine and fisheries and police law.

              The mediation group has particular strength in the fields of adjudication, arbitration and mediation. Members are regularly appointed as adjudicators or arbitrators in both domestic and international disputes.

              3PB’s high profile construction and engineering group provides advocacy and other expertise in all aspects of construction disputes and dispute resolution services, both domestic and international with a focus on arbitration, adjudication and acting as neutrals.

              The sports law group has an exceptional reputation for its expertise in sports regulation and on-field and off-field discipline, doping issues, contractual disputes, defamation and libel and IP.

              DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
              Practice Director Ian Charltonian.charlton@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barrister Elizabeth McGrathelizabeth.mcgrath@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barristers : 215
              Staff : 50
              All main business languages
              English Bar Council (individual membership)

              Our Bristol office opened in 2005, strengthening our reach on the Western Circuit.  This office has a busy full service practice, advising solicitors, in-house counsel, insurance claims professionals and other business professionals as well as high net worth individuals on the full range of legal issues.

              The chambers: 3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), is one of the UK’s oldest and fourth largest chambers in England providing a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to businesses and individuals alike. Headed by commercial barrister David Berkley KC, our 215 barristers – including 14 silks – deliver real expertise and specialist knowledge across the full range of legal dispute areas, assisted by some 50 clerks and other staff.

              Our barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester. The chambers operates as a single national legal business from its six well-equipped offices and is fully accredited by the Bar Council to provide CPD courses and is IiP and BarMark accredited. Each office is staffed by friendly and experienced clerks and staff who can advise clients on the most suitable counsel for a particular case, as well as discuss fees and provide estimates for anticipated work.

              Work undertaken: Chambers is a full-service barristers’ set, offering legal expertise from 12 specialist teams. See www.3pb.co.uk for more details.

              The commercial group advises on company, contract and commercial disputes including professional negligence claims, as well as insolvency, energy law and intellectual property.

              The criminal law group advises and acts in the full range of criminal law issues from homicide and sexual offences to fraud, drugs and proceeds of crime.

              The specialist education law team advises parents, pupils, schools, teaching and academic staff and local authorities on all aspects of education law including SEN provision and regulatory matters.

              The employment and discrimination group provides expertise across all areas of contentious and non-contentious work, including injunctions, investigations, directories duties, TUPE and restrictive covenants.

              The family law group provides expertise in every aspect of public/private childcare law and all forms of financial proceedings including Remote Private Financial Dispute Resolution.

              The personal injury and clinical negligence groups conduct cases at every level and clients include both claimants and defendants, dealing with fatal and catastrophic injuries, employers liability and public liability cases, fraudulent claims, travel and military cases.

              The property and estates group undertakes work in all areas of law concerning the ownership, occupation and use of land and buildings, probate and estates disputes as well as traditional Chancery law advice.

              Public and regulatory law crosses the boundary between civil and criminal law and members of the group provide expertise across a range of legal fields, including professional disciplinary, inquests, health and safety, marine and fisheries and police law.

              The mediation group has particular strength in the fields of adjudication, arbitration and mediation. Members are regularly appointed as adjudicators or arbitrators in both domestic and international disputes.

              3PB’s high profile construction and engineering group provides advocacy and other expertise in all aspects of construction disputes and dispute resolution services, both domestic and international with a focus on arbitration, adjudication and acting as neutrals.

              The sports law group has an exceptional reputation for its expertise in sports regulation and on-field and off-field discipline, doping issues, contractual disputes, defamation and libel and IP.

              DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
              Chambers Director Mark Heathmark.heath@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barrister Matthew Canningsmatthew.cannings@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barristers : 215
              Staff : 50
              All main business languages
              English Bar Council (individual membership)

              Our Oxford office opened in 1990. It is now a busy office, providing legal services to solicitors, in-house counsel, insurance claims professionals and other business professionals as well as high net worth individuals on the full range of legal issues.

              The chambers: 3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), is one of the UK’s oldest and fourth largest chambers in England providing a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to businesses and individuals alike. Headed by commercial barrister David Berkley KC, our 215 barristers – including 14 silks – deliver real expertise and specialist knowledge across the full range of legal dispute areas, assisted by some 50 clerks and other staff.

              Our barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester. The chambers operates as a single national legal business from its six well-equipped offices and is fully accredited by the Bar Council to provide CPD courses and is IiP and BarMark accredited. Each office is staffed by friendly and experienced clerks and staff who can advise clients on the most suitable counsel for a particular case, as well as discuss fees and provide estimates for anticipated work.

              Work undertaken: Chambers is a full-service barristers’ set, offering legal expertise from 12 specialist teams. See www.3pb.co.uk for more details.

              The commercial group advises on company, contract and commercial disputes including professional negligence claims, as well as insolvency, energy law and intellectual property.

              The criminal law group advises and acts in the full range of criminal law issues from homicide and sexual offences to fraud, drugs and proceeds of crime.

              The specialist education law team advises parents, pupils, schools, teaching and academic staff and local authorities on all aspects of education law including SEN provision and regulatory matters.

              The employment and discrimination group provides expertise across all areas of contentious and non-contentious work, including injunctions, investigations, directories duties, TUPE and restrictive covenants.

              The family law group provides expertise in every aspect of public/private childcare law and all forms of financial proceedings including Remote Private Financial Dispute Resolution.

              The personal injury and clinical negligence groups conduct cases at every level and clients include both claimants and defendants, dealing with fatal and catastrophic injuries, employers liability and public liability cases, fraudulent claims, travel and military cases.

              The property and estates group undertakes work in all areas of law concerning the ownership, occupation and use of land and buildings, probate and estates disputes as well as traditional Chancery law advice.

              Public and regulatory law crosses the boundary between civil and criminal law and members of the group provide expertise across a range of legal fields, including professional disciplinary, inquests, health and safety, marine and fisheries and police law.

              The mediation group has particular strength in the fields of adjudication, arbitration and mediation. Members are regularly appointed as adjudicators or arbitrators in both domestic and international disputes.

              3PB’s high profile construction and engineering group provides advocacy and other expertise in all aspects of construction disputes and dispute resolution services, both domestic and international with a focus on arbitration, adjudication and acting as neutrals.

              The sports law group has an exceptional reputation for its expertise in sports regulation and on-field and off-field discipline, doping issues, contractual disputes, defamation and libel and IP.

              DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
              Chambers Director Russell Porterrussell.porter@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barrister Andrew MacPhailandrew.macphail@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barristers : 215
              Staff : 50
              All main business languages
              English Bar Council (individual membership)

              Our Winchester office opened in 1990. It is a busy centre offering advice to solicitors, in-house counsel, insurance claims professionals and other business professionals as well as high-net-worth individuals on the full range of legal issues.

              The chambers: 3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), is one of the UK’s oldest and fourth largest chambers in England providing a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to businesses and individuals alike. Headed by commercial barrister David Berkley KC, our 215 barristers – including 14 silks – deliver real expertise and specialist knowledge across the full range of legal dispute areas, assisted by some 50 clerks and other staff.

              Our barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester. The chambers operates as a single national legal business from its six well-equipped offices and is fully accredited by the Bar Council to provide CPD courses and is IiP and BarMark accredited. Each office is staffed by friendly and experienced clerks and staff who can advise clients on the most suitable counsel for a particular case, as well as discuss fees and provide estimates for anticipated work.

              Work undertaken: Chambers is a full-service barristers’ set, offering legal expertise from 12 specialist teams. See www.3pb.co.uk for more details.

              The commercial group advises on company, contract and commercial disputes including professional negligence claims, as well as insolvency, energy law and intellectual property.

              The criminal law group advises and acts in the full range of criminal law issues from homicide and sexual offences to fraud, drugs and proceeds of crime.

              The specialist education law team advises parents, pupils, schools, teaching and academic staff and local authorities on all aspects of education law including SEN provision and regulatory matters.

              The employment and discrimination group provides expertise across all areas of contentious and non-contentious work, including injunctions, investigations, directories duties, TUPE and restrictive covenants.

              The family law group provides expertise in every aspect of public/private childcare law and all forms of financial proceedings including Remote Private Financial Dispute Resolution.

              The personal injury and clinical negligence groups conduct cases at every level and clients include both claimants and defendants, dealing with fatal and catastrophic injuries, employers liability and public liability cases, fraudulent claims, travel and military cases.

              The property and estates group undertakes work in all areas of law concerning the ownership, occupation and use of land and buildings, probate and estates disputes as well as traditional Chancery law advice.

              Public and regulatory law crosses the boundary between civil and criminal law and members of the group provide expertise across a range of legal fields, including professional disciplinary, inquests, health and safety, marine and fisheries and police law.

              The mediation group has particular strength in the fields of adjudication, arbitration and mediation. Members are regularly appointed as adjudicators or arbitrators in both domestic and international disputes.

              3PB’s high profile construction and engineering group provides advocacy and other expertise in all aspects of construction disputes and dispute resolution services, both domestic and international with a focus on arbitration, adjudication and acting as neutrals.

              The sports law group has an exceptional reputation for its expertise in sports regulation and on-field and off-field discipline, doping issues, contractual disputes, defamation and libel and IP.

              DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
              Chambers Director Stuart Pringlestuart.pringle@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barrister Adam Feest KCadam.feest@3pb.co.uk0330 332 2633
              Barristers : 215
              Staff : 50
              All main business languages