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3PB provides a comprehensive legal advocacy and advisory service to individuals and businesses alike both in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Our 250 plus barristers offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester.

Latest News

  • Crime law newsletter

    Crime and regulatory law newsletter out now

    Welcome to our third crime and regulatory law newsletter edited by Oliver Hirsch, featuring our conference on 13 September as well as crime news and analysis from Oliver Hirsch, Kate Davies, Jo Martin KC, Gemma White, Tom Acworth, Berenice Mulvanny, Sunyana Sharma, Rebecca McKnight and Holly Fagan.

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    3PB continues its partnership with Bridging the Bar for 2024

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) has announced its continued partnership with the charity Bridging the Bar for another year. 3PB has been a continuous sponsor and partner of Bridging the Bar since 2022. Bridging the Bar (link) helps facilitate many incredible career initiatives for people from non-traditional backgrounds and has actively contributed to making the Bar a better representation of the society it serves. Founded in 2020, the charity believes that the “bridge” between the...

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    Mathew Gullick KC sees new judgment handed down today from the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR

    Today, Tuesday 11th June, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) handed down its judgment in Nealon & Hallam v United Kingdom. The applicants alleged that refusals of compensation under the statutory compensation scheme for miscarriages of justice in England & Wales involved violations of the presumption of innocence in Article 6(2) of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Their arguments were rejected in judicial review proceedings in the High...

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  • 3PB Employment law newsletter

    Employment law newsletter out now

    Welcome to 3PB's June 2024 employment law newsletter, edited by Andrew MacPhail. Andrew provides analysis on what a Labour government might mean for workplace rights. Naomi Webber reviews Mr Martin Groom v Maritime and Coastguard Agency [2024] EAT 71 and Robin Pickard considers the case of Z v Y [2024] EAT 63. Click below for more employment law news.

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Events & Seminars

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    3PB Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Conference 2024

    Date: Thursday 20th Jun 2024
    Time: 9:45 am - 4:30 pm
    Venue: Harbour Hotel, Southampton

    3PB is pleased to announce its Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Conference, taking place on  June 20th in Southampton. Following on from the success of last year's conference, this free full-day event will begin with coffee and registration at 9:45am and will include lunch. The theme is 'In the Life of a Large Loss Claim', and the day will offer an extensive programme of presentations from counsel, solicitors and experts, with various Q&A opportunities. The presentations…

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    Women in Family Law networking event - hosted by Anthony Collins in Birmingham

    Date: Wednesday 26th Jun 2024
    Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Venue: Anthony Collins 134 Edmund Street Birmingham B3 2ES

    Women in Family Law  networking event on Wednesday 26 June between 5.30pm and 7pm, hosted by Anthony Collins in Birmingham. The event is open to members and non-members of WiFL alike and is free to attend.

  • Family law brunch webinar

    3PB Family Law Brunch - Thursday 27 June at 11am on Zoom

    Date: Thursday 27th Jun 2024
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: On Zoom

    The 3PB family law team would like to invite you to our next family law brunch on Thursday 27 June at 11am for one hour. Our webinar will be hosted by 3PB family barristers Laura Scott and Charles Hogan. Laura Scott will present ‘Beyond Parental Control? A Family Law Update on Child Exploitation.’ Charles Hogan will consider ‘Financial remedies: What is fair in a questionnaire?' We would be delighted to see you on Zoom. Please register…

  • Judicial Review in Education webinars

    Judicial Review in Education: a webinar series 16 May | 17 June | 9 July | 11am

    Date: Tuesday 9th Jul 2024
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: On Zoom

    Judicial Review in Education: a webinar series on 16 May | 17 June | 9 July | 11am You are invited to attend 3PB's webinar series on Judicial Review in Education, hosted by 3PB's Administrative and Public Law and Education Law teams. Each one hour webinar will be dedicated to a particular type of education judicial review challenge, hosted by two of our specialist Education and Administrative and Public Law barristers, who will discuss how to approach…