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

  • Ashley Halvorsen 2022

    Ashley Blood-Halvorsen merits her TEP tax exams

    3PB's contentious probate and commercial and property disputes barrister Ashley Blood-Halvorsen (pictured here), who is an Affiliate with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), has been awarded merit grade in her Taxation of Trusts and Estates exam as part of the TEP qualification(E&W) which covers income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax. Ashley's colleague Oliver Ingham is also working towards his TEP qualification. If you wish to instruct Ashley on any matter,...

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    Duo join construction and engineering team at 3PB

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) are delighted to announce today that the team has taken on two new members to their 234-strong team, senior barrister Patrick Heneghan (pictured right) and surveyor-turned-barrister William Charlesworth. Both are based at the large national chambers' London office in the Inner Temple. Former Skaddens partner, Patrick Heneghan left the US law firm after almost 15 years in its international litigation and arbitration team. More recently Patrick has been assisting retired High...

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  • Philip Bambagiotti

    Five years after Grenfell, Philip Bambagiotti calls for new law reform strategy to address widespread problems of defective buildings

    On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the Grenfell Fire, leading building safety and cladding disputes barrister Philip Bambagiotti from 3PB (3 Paper Buildings), pictured here, has said that the experience in Australia is that "a new regulator and policing regime is likely to have difficulties in delivering the promised, safer buildings, or in providing adequate remedies for residents blighted by unsafe cladding. We need to a broad, bold, comprehensive approach if we are to bring...

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    Join 3PB and the Wilberforce Institute for the launch of The Justice Hub, Birmingham

    The Global Slavery Index estimates there are 40.3 million people trapped in some form of slavery around the globe today. In the UK, 12,727 people were officially identified as potential victims of modern slavery in 2021. Slavery and trafficking are crimes punishable by severe penalties, yet the problem remains and is growing. The ACTion to Combat Modern Slavery Justice Hub is a Wilberforce Institute and University of Hull Alumni funded project that seeks to combat modern slavery by using research and...

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Events & Seminars

  • 30 June 2022 Family law brunch webinar

    Family law brunch - via Zoom - 30 June 11am

    Date: Thursday 30th Jun 2022
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    The 3PB family law team's next brunch will be on Thursday 30 June at 11am for one hour. This month's webinar will be hosted by 3PB family barristers Mark Calway and Rachel Bloxwich. Mark Calway will present 'Conduct in Financial Remedies.' Rachel Bloxwich will consider 'The Bank of Mum and Dad: The Impact of Family Loans in Financial Remedy Proceedings'. We would be delighted to see you on Zoom. Please register above so that we know we have enough Zoom spaces available.


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.