• Liz McGrath KC takes on role of Head of Chambers for 3PB 

    3PB (3 Paper Buildings) is delighted to announce that family law silk Liz McGrath KC has taken over as Head of Chambers as of Friday 5th July, and that David Parratt KC, a commercial and construction silk will serve as Deputy Head of Chambers. Chambers owes a huge debt of gratitude to David Berkley KC for his leadership over the past five years and to his deputy Gavin Hamilton. Both will continue in full time...

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    Probate costs: those who have shewn good cause?

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) expert commercial, costs and property law barrister Cheryl Jones and pupil barrister Jack Felvus have written on the relevance of Part 36 offers in the legal costs arising from probate litigation. In the article, Cheryl and Jack look at the recent case of Leonard v Leonard [2024], which revolved around a dispute between the late Mr Leonard’s children from his first marriage and his second wife, and the overturning of a second Will...

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    Five 3PB barristers named on the inaugural Pro Bono Recognition List

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) has seen five members of chambers - personal injury and military/police claims barrister Kim Wilson, commercial barrister Mariya Peykova, property/chancery and family barrister Rachel Bale, employment and discrimination barrister Robin Pickard and personal injury and clinical negligence barrister Richard Wheeler - named as members of the inaugural Pro Bono Recognition List of England and Wales by the Lady Chief Justice of England and Wales, Baroness Carr of Walton-on-the-Hill. The Pro...

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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 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 Bar...

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    Anthony Miller becomes a Darkness into Light ambassador

    3PB's pupil barrister Anthony Miller has been chosen as one of this year’s Darkness Into Light ambassadors, which champions mental health and suicide bereavement and awareness in Ireland. The charity was started in Dublin in 2009 and raises vital funds for mental health, suicide bereavement, and awareness charities. This year's ambassadors include Caroline McKenna (teacher and founder of Sunrise Social), Tom O’Toole (Ulster and Ireland rugby player), Aaron Kernan (Former GAA player), and Toni Leigh...

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    3PB announces two new family law barristers

    3PB (3 Paper Buildings) are pleased to announce that two family law barristers in Birmingham have become full tenants of the 250-barrister national chambers. Jane Withington and Maisie Carter (pictured left to right) have successfully completed their respective fixed term tenancy and probationary tenancy. Former solicitor Jane Withington (sol: 2006 and call:2023) has a busy practice focused on private law children and public law care work, where she will represent both professional and lay clients....

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    Three 3PB barristers become members

    3PB are pleased to announce that three barristers have become full tenants of the 250-barrister national chambers. Rhiannon Frowde, Kate Davies and Charlotte Steer (pictured left to right from the top) have all successfully completed their probationary tenancies with 3PB, having done all or some of their pupillages at other chambers. Former medical research fellow Rhiannon Frowde (call:2022) is based from 3PB's London office and will continue to focus on clinical negligence and personal injury...

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    Robin Pickard speaks to Advocate on the benefits of pro bono work as a young barrister

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) Robin Pickard has spoken to Advocate about his experience of undertaking pro bono work, particularly in the area of employment law, and the advice he would offer to pupils and junior barristers looking to gain similar experience. Robin undertook over 50 hours of pro bono work in 2023, being one of a handful of practitioners that undertook both the Pupil Pledge and the Pro Bono Pledge. In the interview, Robin...

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    3PB nominated for three categories in upcoming Legal Cheek Awards 2024

    We are thrilled to announce that 3PB (3 Paper Buildings) has been nominated in three categories in the Legal Cheek Awards 2024, which are jointly sponsored by BARBRI and BPP University Law School. This year 3PB has been selected in the following categories: Best chambers for quality of work Best chambers for colleague supportiveness Best chambers for legal tech The Legal Cheek Awards’ shortlists are derived from their annual trainee and junior lawyer survey, which...

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    3 Paper Buildings (3PB) welcomes three new pupil barristers to its 250-strong barrister ranks today

    The three new pupil barristers starting their twelve-month pupillages with 3PB in April 2024, pictured left to right, are: former TV presenter and broadcaster Anthony Miller who will be focusing on commercial and civil litigation; former Irwin Mitchell in-house advocate Jeremy Warner who will be focusing on personal injury and clinical negligence and former law firm paralegal Zahra Tierney who will be focusing on  property law (particularly residential landlord and tenant issues), commercial law and...

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    Rosa Thomas and Lucy Bill become members

    3PB are pleased to announce that barristers Rosa Thomas and Lucy Bill (pictured here, left to right) have successfully completed their twelve-month pupillages today and become tenants with the 250-barrister, national chambers. Former Oxford University graduate, public affairs specialist and researcher Rosa Thomas (call:2023) is joining 3PB's London office and will be focusing on employment and discrimination claims as well as disputes in the education sector, following her specialist pupillage at 3PB in these two...

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    Applications for 3PB’s six pupil barrister vacancies are live on the Pupillage Gateway tomorrow

    3PB is pleased to announce that it is inviting applications for pupillage in April and October 2025 via the Bar Council's Pupillage Gateway. Each of our six pupillages available has an award of £40,000 plus at least £17,000 in benefits. Please apply from 12.01am tomorrow morning, Wednesday 3 January 2024. Our vacancy information is accessible here. To find out more about pupillage at 3PB (3 Paper Buildings), please see here.    

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