Specialist commercial law barristers for contract law and commerce disputes

3PB’s Commercial Group is a long-established team of over 45 specialist commercial barristers, including four KCs, who advise directors, managers, traders and other professionals on all the legal aspects of commercial law and running a business. Our experience extends across all industry sectors, both in the UK and internationally.

Commercial disputes are expensive, potentially damaging, and divert time and resources from running a business. We are specialists in dispute avoidance. If a dispute does arise, we work towards quick and effective dispute resolution. We provide reliable and commercial advice. We also draw on our expertise in all forms of mediation, negotiated dispute resolution, and alternatives to litigation.

We offer particular, cross-sector specialisms, including:

  • arbitration;
  • business financing;
  • company and partnership disputes;
  • contractual disputes (including sales of goods and services);
  • insolvency and bankruptcy;
  • insurance;
  • intellectual property;
  • international law; and
  • professional liability.

The Commercial Group is recognised in the legal directories. Legal 500 UK Bar describes our clerking team as “a ‘well-oiled machine’"Chambers and Partners 2019 says we are “a distinguished set that acts for both businesses and individuals in a wide variety of commercial disputes” and that we are “well regarded by instructing solicitors, who describe it as an ‘absolute standout in commercial work.’"

The best means of discussing your needs with our practice management team is by telephone (020 7583 8055). Otherwise, please email us here.


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Head of Group

David Berkley KC

Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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Deputy Head of Group

Patrick Heneghan

Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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Practice Director

David Fielder

Telephone: 0207 583 8055