3 Paper Buildings (3PB) is the third largest, as well as being one of the oldest, chambers of barristers in the UK.

3PB provides a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to individuals and businesses alike.

Our barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester. Our 200 lawyers deliver real expertise and specialist knowledge across the full range of areas of expertise as below.

Latest News

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    3PB creates new guide on cases in the new Financial Remedy Court 

    One of 3PB’s specialist family finance barristers' Luke Nelson (pictured here) has created a guide for financial remedy solicitors to refer to about the newly-published statement on efficient conduct in the Financial Remedies Court (FRC). Luke looks at the guidance laid down for the preparation of FDAs, FDRs and final hearings and the newly-created FRC documents including the allocation questionnaire, case summary and schedule of assets and income based on the figures. Read the full guide...

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    UK High Court can continue to grant EU-wide injunctions in EU trade mark cases pending at the end of the Brexit implementation period

    3PB’s specialist intellectual property Third Six pupil barrister Mark Wilden (pictured here) analyses the decision of the High Court in Easygroup v Beauty Perfectionists [2021] EWHC 3385 (Ch). In this case, the defendant, Beauty Perfectionists contended that their use of the name ‘easyCOSMETICS’ did not infringe Easygroup’s EUTM as the defendant never carried out any business activity in the UK, focusing instead on the German and Austrian markets: the UK Court had no activity to...

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    3PB Commercial team recruits Jakob Reckhenrich and Mark Wilden

    Two new commercial litigation team barristers have joined 3PB. Commercial litigation barrister Jakob Reckhenrich (pictured right) joins the set after moving across from Monckton Chambers where he had done his 12-month pupillage before working as a judicial assistant in the Commercial Court, assisting Mrs Justice Cockerill, Mr Justice Butcher and Mr Justice Jacobs. Becoming a tenant of chambers upon the conclusion of his third six pupillage at 3PB, Jakob joins the 47-strong commercial litigation barristers'...

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  • 3PB congratulates former member, Judge Rupert Jones, on his appointment as the new Chief Justice of St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha 

    3PB congratulates its former member, Upper Tribunal Judge Rupert Jones, on his appointment as the new Chief Justice of St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha, effective from 1 January 2022. Judge Jones (pictured here) was called to the Bar in 2000. From 2014-2016, he served as Attorney General of Anguilla before returning to 3PB. He was appointed as a salaried Judge of the Upper Tribunal in 2018. Judge Jones is the co-editor of...

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Events & Seminars

  • January 2022 family law brunch

    Family law brunch - via Zoom - 27 January 11am

    Date: Thursday 27th Jan 2022
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    The 3PB family law team wishes you a happy, healthy new year. We very much hope to see you at our next family law brunch, which will take place via Zoom on Thursday 27 January at 11am for one hour. Your hosts this month will be family law specialists Nathalie Bull and Ségolène Lapeyre. Nathalie Bull will consider ‘Fact Finding Hearings – Tips and Tricks’. Ségolène Lapeyre will present ‘The extremity of discretion: summary disposal of Children Act proceedings'. We would…

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3PB continues to follow the latest government guidance and therefore currently encourages staff and barristers to work from home wherever possible.

All of our six centres are operational and all continue to take precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19. You must please contact us before visiting any of our offices first on the numbers below or through your usual contact if you are planning on coming to a 3PB office or need to meet one of our barristers. Face-masks are mandatory in the common areas of chambers and in meeting rooms, unless you are in a exempt group. You will be asked to take a temperature test on arrival.

Our staff and counsel are available on the usual numbers and email addresses.