3PB Barristers are proud to announce three Recorder appointments

23rd March 2018

3PB Barristers are delighted to announce that three of their barristers have been appointed as Recorders.

Lawrence MesslingLawrence MesslingCall: 1983, is assigned to sit on the North Eastern Circuit dealing with Family matters.

William HansenWilliam HansenCall: 1992 has been assigned to sit on the South Eastern Circuit dealing with Criminal matters.

Mathew GullickMathew Gullick QCCall: 2003Silk: 2021 has also been assigned to sit on the South Eastern Circuit dealing with Criminal matters.

Lawrence Messling, a specialist family law barrister with over twenty five years experience, is a recognised expert in public law cases, including those involving vulnerable adults, children and where there are issues involving welfare and Court of Protection. Lawrence has also chaired the British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) in the Midlands Region Legal Group for over 10 years.

William Hansen is a specialist barrister in public law, real estate and commercial matters. William regularly appears in the Administrative Court acting for the Crown, with a particular specialism in judicial review particularly in the fields of immigration, asylum, human trafficking, unlawful detention and human rights. William also sits as a Deputy Chancery Master and a Judge of the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) for both land registration and residential property cases.

Mathew Gullick is a leading advocate in public law, employment and commercial disputes. He is an A panel treasury counsel, representing the Crown in numerous areas including human rights, asset forfeiture and immigration.  Mathew is currently instructed by the UK Government on the Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation.

See the announcement on the Judiciary website.

3PB Chief Executive Simon Astill said: “Our warmest congratulations to Lawrence, William and Mathew. This is very well earned and deserved. This brings the number of Recorders we have in Chambers to 16, which speaks to the quality of advocates here.”