3PB Family takes on two new junior tenants

1st April 2021

New family barristers

Midlands family barrister Ria Herbert (call:2017) and recent 3PB family law pupil Sam Pentony (call:2019) have both joined 3PB’s 70-strong family law team.

Ria HerbertRia HerbertCall: 2017  is a junior barrister from Northampton Chambers who is teaming up again at 3PB with their chambers’ senior clerk Adam Gayton. A former in-house advocate with a mid-sized law firm in Milton Keynes, she is used to attending a large variety and number of public law and private law hearings. Ria has already built up her own busy practice in the full range of family law matters from care and adoption cases, injunction and domestic abuse, private law children disputes, financial remedies and TOLATA proceedings.

Sam PentonySam PentonyCall: 2019 joined 3PB in October 2020, having completed his first six pupillage at a specialist family chambers in the Midlands. He accepts instructions across a wide range of family matters including private and public law children proceedings and domestic abuse injunctions. Sam is developing his practice in financial remedies and is interested in matters relating to property including co-ownership and cohabitation of the family home. Before joining the bar, he was a paralegal in the family team of a Cambridgeshire law firm.

Both barristers join the Birmingham offices of 3PB - which opened to much fanfare in November 2017 - in the landmark Colmore Buildings in the City centre.

“I am delighted that our team of barristers under five years call is being enhanced by Ria and Sam ” said Vanessa Meachin QC,  Head of 3PB’s family law team. “Both will be terrific assets to clients in Birmingham and nationally.”

If you wish to instruct either barrister please contact their clerk, Practice Director Ian Charlton on ian.charlton@3pb.co.uk or by calling 0121 289 4333.