Ian Charlton

Practice Director

Email Address: ian.charlton@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 0121 289 4333


Ian started his clerking career in 1999 as a junior clerk at a large regional set of chambers in the Midlands, gaining experience in the specialist areas of Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Employment and Family Law.

In 2016, Ian joined 3PB as Centre Manager and with over 17 years’ experience in chambers, brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to the role.

Ians’ duties include daily liaison with instructing solicitors, allocation of work, management of barristers’ diaries and fee negotiation. As well as managing the barristers’ practices and personal development, Ian is responsible for the planning, promotion and advancement of chambers across a number of different specialist practice groups.

Ian is married with two children and in his spare time enjoys looking after his son and daughter, ferrying them to various activities.

Ian is a member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks.


‘The warmest, most caring clerk – he will do everything possible to help solicitors find appropriate counsel’
Legal 500 UK Bar 2020

Client service: "In the professionalism of their clerking and the range of counsel available, I have never failed to be impressed by 3PB." "They are well organised and forward-thinking." "My overall impression is excellent, from clerks to counsel and everything in between. They have fantastic teamwork." Robert Leonard and Ian Charlton are family practice directors. - Chambers and Partners 2020