David Snook

Practice Director

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone: 01865 793 736
Mobile: 07712 127 286

David Snook joined 3PB in July 1997 and has progressed to Practice Group Director for the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence teams. His responsibilities include development of members’ practices, ensuring 3PB’s excellent service is provided at all times and the promotion of the teams. David is on the London CBIT fundraising committee and is also very much involved with other charity’s and organisations who support those who have suffered an injury. David is also the relationship manager for many large insurers and solicitor firms.

David prides himself on being approachable, efficient and highly organised and is able to provide assistance with any level of enquiry.

David has achieved a Level 3 NVQ in Business and Administration.

In 2021, David completed mental health wellness and wellbeing training.

Outside of work, David enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons (mainly as a chauffeur) as well as coaching various football teams.


“The clerks provide an excellent service. They always give a very prompt service. David Snook and Edd Holdstock are stand-outs.”

Chambers and Partners 2023

Client service: "The clerks are very responsive and make sure to get you the answers you need quickly." David Snook is the practice group director for the personal injury and clinical negligence team.

Chambers and Partners 2021

Client service: “The clerks are very down to earth and efficient.” “A much more personal service than received from big London chambers. Any issues are dealt with quickly.” David Snook is the practice group director for personal injury and clinical negligence.

Chambers and Partners 2020


‘The clerks at 3PB are excellent. David Snook is always a pleasure to deal with and understands commercial realities well.'

Legal 500 UK Bar 2024

‘David Snook is excellent.’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2023

'The service received from the clerks’ room is impeccable. They are efficient, professional and knowledgeable. They have the ability to offer counsel speedily whilst not losing sight of key issues, client needs and budget. Always willing. Edward Holdstock and David Snook are a force to be reckoned with.’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2023

‘David and Edward’s level of service transcends simply arranging appropriate Counsel for hearing, they each recognize the importance of added value, collaborating widely to ensure their set go over and above for all of their clients.’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

Lead clerks Russell Porter and David Snook provide a friendly and timely service in all aspects of their work. The clerks are commercially minded and approachable, which leads to a value for money service. They work hard to ensure flexibility and that barristers are well matched to the requirements of those instructing.’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

‘David Snook (Practice Director) and Edward Holdstock (Practice Manager) consistently demonstrate unparalleled levels of organization, client care and broad industry knowledge, ensuring that instructing solicitors are appropriately accommodated on each occasion.’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

‘David Snook has good communication skills‘.

Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

‘The set is well managed by the clerks, particularly David Snook and Edward Holdstock, who are professional, always accessible, and respond extremely punctually when called upon‘.

Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

‘David Snook and Edward Holdstock consistently demonstrate unparalleled levels of organization, client care and broad industry knowledge‘.

Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

‘The clerks are excellent – particularly Edward Holdstock and David Snook – always available, they know their set, and are able to not only provide known barristers for the right cases, but recommend new barristers.’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2022

'The clerking team is excellent – always friendly, efficient and practical in their approach to getting things done and resolving problems. Dave Snook, Edward Holdstock, Russell Porter and Stuart Pringle are totally dependable and will always go out of their way to ensure a polished and professional service'

Legal 500 UK Bar 2021

‘always on the look-out for ways to innovate’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2020

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