Making a difference: quality legal advice and advocacy

3PB is a multi disciplinary set providing a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to clients and individuals alike.

3 Paper Buildings

This large set is spread across five locations: London, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester.

We have an enviable reputation for our expertise and sector knowledge with an ability to provide clear, practical legal advice to clients.  Our quality barristers, from Silks to Juniors, conduct cases in all courts and Tribunals, both in the UK and overseas. Members of Chambers also appear in arbitrations, both as arbitrators and counsel, and a number are highly regarded mediators.

3PB advise a broad range of clients from Government and public sector bodies and FTSE 350 companies to private clients. We also offer legal representation and advice under the Direct Public Access Scheme, across all our practice areas, to members of the public needing legal advice directly from a barrister.

Clients note “the quality of service and client care is so good it’s one of the key reasons we keep going back to them" and "the clerks are proactive and easy to work with”.

Contact our friendly and helpful staff to discuss suitable barristers and fees at Clerks or telephone 020 7583 8055.

Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2015

“3PB has continued to provide the breadth and quality of service that impresses market commentators, "getting almost impossible results time after time." ”
(Crime – Leading set – Western Bar - Band 1)

“The chambers is praised for the high quality of its individual counsel, with whom solicitors enjoy strong working relationships”.
(Clinical Negligence – Western Bar – Band 2)

“Oxford-based 3PB is one of the leading sets on the South Eastern Circuit for commercial litigation. It is well regarded for its advisory and advocacy work on a range of matters...”
(Commercial Dispute Resolution – South Eastern Circuit – Band 1)

"This sizeable set... is distinguished by its broad geographical; spread across Southern England and sources attribute its success to "excellent service and fabulous clerking".

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Legal 500 Bar Directory 2015

3PB is ‘a very helpful, friendly and organised set’, with ‘highly reliable counsel’, who are strong across the civil, criminal and family law spectrum. ‘There are a large number of members so the set can consequently deal with a variety of matters crossing all areas of the law’. It is also praised for providing value for money and ‘an extremely professional service’. The practice managers are ‘always approachable’, ‘well informed’ and ‘commercially practical on fees’

3PB are pleased that a number of their barristers have been recommended by the Legal 500 Directory 2015, recognising the strength and depth of expertise in several practice areas. Their Bristol annex was singled out as a top chambers for the level of service provided to clients. 

3PB provides "a Rolls Royce service; right from head of chambers at the top, to junior clerks"


Investors in People logo

Latest 3PB News

February 9 2016:

Jack Mitchell and Joe England, employment law barristers at 3PB, acted in the recent and high profile NHS whistleblowing case of Dr Raj Mattu. ...read more

February 8 2016:

Jodie Mittell, criminal law barrister at 3PB, prosecutes in Olympic diver assault case ...read more

February 3 2016:

Sunyana Sharma invited to speak at IFCA’s Annual Enforcement Conference 2016 ...read more

February 2 2016:

Michelle Marnham (Call 1994) adds further strength to 3PB’s growing Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team ...read more

January 26 2016:

Commercial update: negligent professional advice – a once-only breach ...read more

January 26 2016:

Victoria Jones recognised for her "great reputation" by the World Trademark Review 2016 ...read more

January 22 2016:

3PB continues to attract new tenants and talent ...read more

January 20 2016:

Hayley Griffiths, 3PB family law barrister, advises in the Matter of D (A Child) (No 3) ...read more

January 15 2016:

Construction update: You can owe duties even if you’re not expecting payment ...read more

January 12 2016:

Case Review: HARDING (T/A MJ HARDING CONTRACTORS) v. PAICE [2015] EWCA Civ 1231 ...read more

January 11 2016:

Melissa Barlow appointed as Recorder on the Western Circuit ...read more

January 11 2016:

3PB congratulates Adam Feest on taking Silk ...read more

January 7 2016:

Oliver Powell and Sunyana Sharma represent interested parties before Leicester Coroners Court ...read more

January 7 2016:

3PB Oxford joins in Christmas spirit with Secret Santa ...read more

January 7 2016:

Commercial update: pay the correct issue fee or limitation may not stop running ...read more

January 7 2016:

Louis Weston, Head of 3PB's Sport Law Group, represented the BHA in the successful prosecution ...read more

December 25 2015:

Nigel Lickley QC prosecuted two defendants charged with a murder in Dorset. ...read more

December 18 2015:

3PB Maritime Team instructed in Falkland Islands litigation ...read more

December 17 2015:

Joe England successfully resists appeal on liability for unfair dismissal finding ...read more

December 15 2015:

Joe England increases compensation for discrimination victim from £1,135 to over £60,000 ...read more


>> News archive