3 Paper Buildings (3PB) is one of the UK's oldest chambers and is the third largest set of barristers in the UK.

3PB provides a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to individuals and businesses alike both in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Our 250 plus barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester.

Latest News

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    3PB becomes a 2024 Bronze Patron of Advocate

    3PB Barristers has become a Bronze Patron of Advocate as a result of successfully raising over £2,500 for the charity at its recent Private Law and Financial Remedies Family Law Conference. The family group made the donation, along with a separate donation for the same amount to Bfriends (the official charity of Birmingham Children’s Trust), drawing on the conference proceeds generated from ticket sales and sponsorship. Advocate matches people in need of legal advice with...

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    3PB Winchester welcomes Bar Council Chair

    3PB’s barristers and staff from our Winchester centre welcomed Samuel Townend KC last week (Friday 12 July) as part of his visit to the Western Circuit. 3PB members were keen to discuss Samuel’s priorities for his term which include addressing chronic underfunding across jurisdictions and the courts estate, promoting diversity, removing unnecessary regulatory burdens on the profession, and tackling inadequate and unequal pay. Samuel was Co-Chair of the Legal Services Committee (LSC) and Chair of...

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  • Pupillage Open Evening 2024

    2024 3PB Pupillage Open Evening

    Join us for our annual pupillage open evening to learn about pupillage opportunities at one of the UK's largest chambers. 28 November 2024 | 4:30pm-7:30pm. 3PB offers the chance for pupils to experience many different areas of law across our six national locations. During the evening, you will have the chance to find out about pupillage at 3PB and hear what life is like as a barrister at our set, including opportunities to live and work...

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    Ashley Blood-Halvorsen qualifies as TEP

    3PB's contentious probate, commercial and property disputes barrister Ashley Blood-Halvorsen (pictured here) is now a full member of the  Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) having qualified as a trust and estate practitioner. Ashley had been earlier awarded merit grade in their "Taxation of Trusts and Estates" exam which covers income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. She obtained a merit overall in her STEP Diploma. This follows the news that Ashley's fellow...

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Events & Seminars

  • 3PB Family Law Care Conference

    3PB Family's Inaugural 2024 Care Conference - Southampton - 6 September 2024

    Date: Friday 6th Sep 2024
    Time: 8:45 am - 4:30 pm
    Venue: Harbour Hotel, 5 Maritime Walk, Southampton SO14 3QT

    3PB's Family Law Group invite you to our full-day inaugural 2024 Care Conference due to take place on Friday 6th September at The Harbour Hotel in Southampton. Join us for a day filled with insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and expert speakers. We are honoured that Mrs Justice Judd will be our keynote speaker. Other presentations will be made by members of the 3PB family team. We will welcome Dr Freda Gardner, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Dr Anna Gough,…

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    Expert witnesses and the criminal justice system

    Date: Friday 13th Sep 2024
    Time: 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Venue: Guildhall Winchester, The Broadway, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9GH

    3PB Barristers’ criminal and regulatory team brings you an afternoon focused on expert witnesses and networking designed for the criminal and regulatory law community. We are pleased to announce that the following speakers are now confirmed: ·        Dr John Sandford, Forensic Psychiatrist ·        Mark Crouch, Head of Investigations, FCIR ·        Lady Edwina Grosvenor, Hope Street Charity ·        Dr Richard Shepherd, Forensic Pathologist.     Book a place on this free event using the button below.…

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    3PB's Annual Construction Law Seminar

    Date: Thursday 10th Oct 2024
    Time: 5:30 pm
    Venue: National Liberal Club, London

    3PB's Construction and Engineering team invites you to attend our 21st annual London seminar, this year taking place on 10 October. Speaker and topics will be announced in the coming weeks. The event is free to attend and spaces are limited. Please complete the form below to reserve your space. Timings 17:30 - Registration and welcome refreshments 18:00 - Seminar begins 19:30 - Networking drinks reception

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    3PB Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Conference - October 2024

    Date: Wednesday 16th Oct 2024
    Time: 9:45 am - 5:00 pm
    Venue: Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2NP

    3PB is pleased to announce its second Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Conference for 2024, following on from the success of our recent conference in Southampton, we are pleased to announce that we will be running a similar event in Birmingham in October. The free full-day event will begin with coffee and registration at 9:45am and will include lunch. The theme is 'In the Life of a Large Loss Claim', and the day will offer an extensive programme…