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

  • 3PB Barristers Katherine Anderson and Matthew Wyard

    3PB joins forces with law firm BLM to provide training on Special Educational Needs in Wales

    Two of 3PB’s specialist education law barristers Matthew Wyard and Katherine Anderson joined forces with John Roberts at BLM Law to provide three webinars for Lawyers across the country in a snappily-named series, ‘‘SEN (Special Educational Needs) in Wales, the Current and Future Legal Landscape’’. The webinars covered various topics including dealing with the more adversarial tribunal claims and appeals including the role of experts; the most important aspects of Parts 2, 3 and 4...

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  • Tagbo and Sunyana

    Sunyana Sharma and Dr Tagbo Ilozue provide review of Fisheries Act 2020  

    Two of 3PB’s public and regulatory barristers,  Sunyana Sharma and Dr Tagbo Ilozue, have published a review of Fisheries Act 2020 for legal publishers LexisNexis. To read an excerpt of the note from these two marine and fisheries law experts, please click here. If you wish to ask about the article, or to instruct them on a fisheries matter, please contact their clerk Chris Mitchell on chris.mitchell@3pb.co.uk or by calling him on 020 7583 8055....

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    Matiss Krumins shortlisted for “Barrister of the Year”

    3PB is delighted to announce that family law barrister Matiss Krumins (pictured here) has been shortlisted for “Barrister of the Year” in the Worcestershire Law Society Awards after a record number of nominations this year. Matiss Krumins was called to the Bar in 2008 and qualified as a solicitor in 2011, specialising in public law children proceedings and judicial review. He joined 3PB in 2017 to pursue a career at the bar and is ranked...

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  • Employment and discrimination newsletter out now - June 2021

    Welcome to June's newsletter We’ve plenty of news in this month's  employment law newsletter, including what future workplaces might look like, and the extent to which future court hearings should be remote. We also have ET judgments relating to events from the early lockdown period starting to filter through. Case law-wise we have in-depth analysis of NMC v Somerville (re: worker status) and Chief Constable of GMP v Aston (re: protected disclosures) courtesy of Daniel...

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Events & Seminars

  • Tackling normalised sexual harassment and abuse in education institutions

    Tackling normalised sexual harassment and abuse in education institutions: a webinar via Zoom - 21 June 5pm

    Date: Monday 21st Jun 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Venue: via Zoom

    On 10th June 2021, Ofsted published its review on safeguarding policies in state and independent schools and colleges in relation to sexual abuse. The review has further emphasised how prevalent sexual abuse is in our education institutions and that steps must be taken to tackle this issue.

    Join specialist education & employment law practitioners Charlotte Hadfield, Sarah Bowen and Alice de Coverley from 3PB’s Education and Employment & Discrimination teams at 5pm on 21st June 2021 for an update and discussion in relation to this important area.


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.