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    46 barristers at 3PB ranked in Chambers & Partners 2021 UK Bar directory

    The 2021 Chambers and Partners legal directory - which ranks and rates barristers and solicitors based on independent research by the publisher and direct feedback from clients - has given 46 3PB barristers rankings in this year's guide, across 16 different practice areas. This includes two new group rankings for Family (Children) and Family (Matrimonial Finance) teams in the Midlands and new ratings for Chancery in the Midlands as well as Planning Law in the...

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  • New employment case law updates - available to watch now!

    3PB's specialist employment barristers Craig Ludlow and Sarah Clarke bring you a round-up of relevant case law updates in this 50-minute briefing. During this recorded case law update Craig and Sarah outline the most recent decisions and offer their thoughts on the implications for practitioners. For further information about employment law issues or for enquiries contact Russell Porter or call 01865 793 736. Please click here to see more employment law updates.

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    Business Interruptions Insurance webinar - recording now available!

    3PB barristers David Berkley QC, David Parratt QC (Scot) and Neil Fawcett bring you a recording of their webinar on ''Business Interruption Insurance''. The test case of Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd. and Ors [2020] EWHC 2448 (Comm) which was handed down in a 160-page judgement, provides some interesting points for businesses - and their lawyers - looking to claim against business interruption insurance. During this recorded webinar, the 3PB team outline...

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    Mariya Peykova reviews the decision of Turkey’s attempt to re-open Varosha

    3PB’s specialist international and public law barrister Mariya Peykova has reviewed the decision of Turkey’s attempt to re-open Varosha. On Thursday 8th October 2020, following an announcement by Turkish Cypriot Premier Ersin Tatar during a press conference with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey’s military took down the fencing in the ghost town of Varosha in Cyprus. The move has flared up tensions in the region which have been intensified by the emergence...

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    3PB organises innovative remote non-statutory village green inquiry

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) has been instrumental in delivering a non-statutory village green public inquiry online. It is thought that it could well be the first inquiry of its kind where oral evidence has been heard remotely. Planning barrister William Webster of 3PB was instructed by Wiltshire Council to hold an inquiry in relation to a village green application. Owing to restrictions on physical gatherings an alternative solution was needed if the inquiry was...

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    Joseph England reviews whistleblowing time limits and the distinction between one off and continuing acts

    3PB’s specialist employment law barrister Joseph England has reviewed the case of Ikejiaku v British Institute of Technology Ltd [2020] UKEAT 0243_19_0705. The case of Ikejiaku v British Institute of Technology Ltd concerns time limits in a whistleblowing detriment claim, the principles of which also extend across other areas, such as discrimination. In this article, Joseph outlines the importance of analysing whistleblowing and other detriments in order to identify whether they are a one off...

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    Restrictive covenants, injunctions and team moves webinar - Now available to watch

    3PB barristers Colin McDevitt and Stephen Wyeth​ bring you a recording of their webinar on ''Restrictive covenants, injunctions and team moves''. Colin provided a refresher on post-termination restrictive covenants, covering: competition; non-dealing; stolen information. Stephen focused on practical advice to clients on matters including: spotting the signs of those preparing to compete; appropriate steps to protect interests; tactics and tips for ex-employers; ex-employees and new recruiters as well as avoiding legal pitfalls. To view their presentations please click here. You can find many...

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    Family barrister Lola-Rose Avery joins our growing family team from Guildford Chambers

    Lola-Rose Avery has joined 3PB following successful completion of a specialist family law pupillage in the South East, during which she was exposed to the full spectrum of family law. Lola accepts instructions in all areas of family law, with a special interest in proceedings related to children. To read about her full experience,  please look at Lola’s profile here. During her BPTC, Lola volunteered as a Personal Support Advisor at the Personal Support Unit,...

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  • 3PB are proud to announce two more Recorder appointments

    3PB property and financial remedies barrister Louise Worton and criminal law barrister Daniel Sawyer have today both been appointed Recorders in the announcement today, 7 October 2020, from the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary. Louise Worton (call: 2000) will be sitting on the South Eastern Circuit dealing with Family matters. Louise has also recently been appointed as a part-time judicial office holder in the First Tier Tribunal, in the South Eastern area, sitting in the Social...

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    Legal 500 2021: 3PB becomes the first chambers ever to be ranked in both England and Wales for education law

    The new Legal 500 2021 Bar directory has ranked 3PB’s well-known Education Team for both English and Welsh education law: a first for any chambers in this specialist area of practice. Seven members of the team were ranked individually as leading juniors or rising stars, a record for the Education Team. These results confirm 3PB’s status in both countries.  The team is well-placed to tackle issues arising from the substantial forthcoming changes to the Welsh...

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    Daniel Brown edits the Employment and Discrimination team's October newsletter

    Daniel Brown has edited 3PB's October Employment and Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Matthew Curtis, Sarah Clarke, Simon Tibbitts, Stephen Wyeth, Karen Moss, Grace Boorer, Lachlan Wilson, Grace Nicholls, Andrew MacPhail and Charlotte Hadfield. The newsletter brings you 3PB news, recordings as well as our case and legal analysis. You are also invited to register to attend our 8 October webinar on injunctions, restrictive covenants and team moves. Click here to view the newsletter. News...

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  • Recording now available: Settlements and Negotiations

    On 1st October 2020, 3PB's specialist personal injury and clinical negligence barrister Duncan McNair was joined by Andrew Sands, Nestor Director and IFA to present a webinar on ''Settlements and Negotiations'' which was viewed by over 920 legal and finance professionals. In this recording Duncan McNair reviews the art and method of “Settlement Negotiations”, including how to determine your own valuation; explaining the valuation to the client; negotiation tactics and how to achieve the best...

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