Family lawyer Carol Clelland joins 3PB’s expanding Birmingham office

24th September 2020

3PB is delighted to announce that former specialist care solicitor Carol ClellandCarol ClellandCall: 2019 (Qualified:1994, Call: 2019)  - who transferred to the Bar last year - has become a tenant and full member of the 200-strong national barristers’ chambers.

She joined its busy Family team and is based from their expanding Birmingham office. A former Head of the Care Department  at the law firm Cartwright King, Carol has specialised in care and associated proceedings for over 20 years, representing parents, grandparents and other family members, guardians, Gillick competent children, intervenors, vulnerable persons via the Official Solicitor and directly as well as acting for local authorities.  Carol regularly represent clients addressing issues of sexual and physical abuse, non-accidental injuries, chronic neglect, substance misuse, forced marriage and honour-based violence and cases with international and jurisdictional issues.

"I am really delighted to be part of 3PB,” said Carol, “3PB’s Family Law team has an exceptional reputation with clients across the UK and great clerking, able to support the ambitious plans of its barristers and my new team.”

Vanessa Meachin QC, 3PB’s Head of Family Law, said: “Carol is an accomplished advocate and expert care lawyer and the 3PB family team are delighted to welcome her to the team here.”

For more information about her expertise or to instruct Carol, contact Ian Charlton on or Rob  Leonard on or the local clerking team,