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 Barristers raises over £1000 for the South West Legal Support Trust

    On Thursday 30th September, 3PB Barristers joined the rest of the Bristol legal community on the Bristol Legal Walk 2021. 3PB Barristers, staff, and 3 ½ year old Basset Fauve De Bretagne, Mabel (pictured here with Tom Cox, Lachlan Wilson and Richard Tyson) walked 10km around Bristol City Centre and raised over £1000, all of which will go to help  free legal advice charities in and around Bristol. To find out more about the South...

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    The pitfalls of failing to transcribe ‘casual’ commercial agreements

    3PB’s commercial law barrister Mariya Peykova (pictured here), has analysed the case of Zymurgorium Ltd v Hammonds of Knutsford plc for Lexis®PSL. Zymurgorium Ltd v Hammonds of Knutsford plc highlights the sometimes volatile nature of business relationships and serves as a useful reminder for parties entering commercial arrangements of the pitfalls of failing to transcribe their agreement, particularly in the light of the fallible nature of oral evidence. The case relates to a dispute arising...

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    Oliver Ingham in Hirachand landmark Inheritance Act appeal

    Judgement was handed down today in Hirachand, which is arguably the most important decision to arise in the context of the 1975 Act since the Supreme Court dealt with Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC. The case sees the Court of Appeal clarifying several controversial issues arising from the 46-year old, Inheritance Act 1975. 3PB’s probate and chancery barrister Oliver Ingham (pictured here) and Brie Stephens-Hoare QC (Gatehouse Chambers) acted for the appellants, taking instructions from...

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    Jennifer Agyekum is successful in an appeal against the suspension of a childminder

    3PB’s specialist public and regulatory law barrister, Jennifer Agyekum (pictured here) has been successful in an appeal against an Ofsted decision to suspend the registration of a childminder. Jennifer was instructed on this case by Lauren Wilson at Markel Law. The appellant, who had been a childminder for over 10 years was suspended from the Early Years Register and both the compulsory and voluntary parts of the Childcare Register following an incident which occurred on 10 March...

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Events & Seminars

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    Hirachand (“Re H”) in the Court of Appeal - via Zoom - 20 October 5pm

    Date: Wednesday 20th Oct 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
    Venue: via Zoom

    Hirachand (“Re H”) in the CoA: radical and important changes to the litigation of cases under the Inheritance Act 1975 A webinar by Oliver Ingham, Counsel for the Appellant - Wednesday 20 October 5pm to 5:45pm The Court of Appeal's judgment in Hirachand v Hirachand is the most important decision in the area of the Inheritance Act 1975 since the Supreme Court heard Illot v Mitson in 2017. The Judgment of King LJ is a tour de force of many previously controversial and contentious issues…

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