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 240 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 celebrates two nominations at 2024 Bar Pro Bono Awards

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) is delighted to announce two nominations at this year’s Bar Pro Bono Awards, which recognise individuals and chambers for pro bono achievements of the Bar in England and Wales. 3PB has been nominated in the “Pro Bono Chambers of the Year” category, with specialist commercial barrister Mariya Peykova (pictured here) receiving a nomination in the “Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year” category. The shortlist of nominees is set to...

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    Employment and discrimination newsletter - February 2024

    Welcome to 3PB's employment law newsletter, edited by Craig Ludlow. We celebrate Matthew Curtis’ appointment as part-time Deputy District Judge. This month our newsletter includes analysis from Craig, Sarah Clarke and Jo Laxton on the following cases: Hargreaves v (1) Evolve Housing & Support (2) Mr Simon McGrath; Jones v The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care EA-2022-000744-JOJ; and Bauhaus Educational Services Limited v Elemide [2023] EAT 161.
    Mark Green follows up an important change in the law since his £350,000 win in the associative indirect discrimination case of Follows. S19A Equality Act 2010 expressly permits such claims and therefore provides important clarity for carers and others who may suffer indirect discrimination by association.

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    Philip Bambagiotti appointed as a Senior Certified International Arbitrator on the IDRRMI Panel

    3PB is delighted to announce that commercial disputes and construction barrister Philip Bambagiotti, who is joint -qualified at the bar in both England and Australia, has been appointed onto the International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) Panel of Senior Certified International Arbitrators. Philip Bambagiotti is a top ranked barrister and arbitrator with over 30 years experience. He is well known for his work as counsel and arbitrator in international arbitrations involving disputes over...

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    Tom Webb successful in Armed Forces Compensation Scheme case in the Court of Appeal

    The Court of Appeal on Friday 23 February handed down judgment in the matter of Pearson v Secretary of State for Defence [2024] EWCA Civ 150. The decision can be viewed online here. 3PB’s Tom Webb, instructed by Sarah Dureau of Parker Bullen Solicitors, represented the successful appellant. The case concerned the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS); a no-fault scheme that compensates members of the forces for injuries or illness caused by their service. In...

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Events & Seminars

  • Women in Family Law - March 2024 - networking event

    Date: Tuesday 19th Mar 2024
    Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Venue: Rayden Solicitors 3rd Floor 2 Edmund Gardens 121 Edmund Street Birmingham B3 2HJ

    Women in Family Law is delighted to invite you to a networking event on Tuesday 19 March between 5.30pm and 7pm, hosted by Rayden Solicitors in Birmingham. As well as a chance to meet new people and to catch up with friends and peers there'll also be an opportunity to chat with Rachael Hurdman of Arch Inspire. The event is open to members and non-members of WiFL alike and is free to attend.

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    3PB Family's Second Annual Private Law Children and Financial Remedies Conference

    Date: Thursday 25th Apr 2024
    Time: 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
    Venue: The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Centenary Square, Birmingham, B1 2EP

    3PB's Family Law Group invite you to our second annual full-day Private Law Children & Financial Remedies Conference on Thursday 25th April 2024 at The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Centenary Square, Birmingham. We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker on Financial Remedies is Mr Justice Peel. Mr Justice Peel is a High Court Judge of the Family Division and National Lead Judge of the Financial Remedy Court. Other presentations during the day will come from…