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      Cheryl Jones and Jack Felvus on the clear drafting of Wills

      3PB's Cheryl Jones, a specialist traditional chancery and commercial barrister, and Jack Felvus, one of 3PB's pupil barristers, have co-authored an article about Will-writing for LexisNexis PSL (Private Client) which Lexis accountholders can now access here. The article, entitled “A limitation lacuna, mortgages and the importance of clear Will drafting,” analyses the decision of HHJ Matthews, sitting as a Judge of the High Court in the Chancery Division, in the case of Pierce and Another...

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      3PB Property and Estates team celebrates 22 accolades in the latest Legal Directories publications

      3PB is delighted to announce excellent rankings for its Property and Estates team across both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners directories. The team achieved a total of 22 individual rankings across four of our core circuits (Western, South Eastern, Midlands and London), as well as the team celebrating Tier 2 rankings for Property and Construction in South Eastern; Tier 2 rankings for Chancery, Tax and Probate in the Midlands and a Tier 3 ranking...

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      Two new pupil barristers Lucy Bill and Rosa Thomas join 3PB

      3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) are delighted to announce that two pupil barristers have joined the national chambers today to undertake 12-month specialist pupillages. Lucy Bill is doing a specialist pupillage in personal injury and clinical negligence, whilst Rosa Thomas is combining education and employment in her pupillage. Both are pictured here, left and right respectively. Lucy is a First Class LLB graduate from Queen's University Belfast with an American Business Administration Certificate from Mary...

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    • Cheryl Jones and Mark Calway at the National Pupillage Fair

      Cheryl Jones and Mark Calway, two barristers at 3PB (3 Paper Buildings), took part in Target Jobs' talks programme at the National Pupillage Fair in November 2022. The National Pupillage Fair, which took place at The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn last month, is one of the UK’s largest pupillage fairs attended by law students from across the country. As part of the Fair, a talks programme is offered, giving students an insight into all aspects...

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      3PB triumphs in latest Legal 500 ratings of the UK's best barristers  

      3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), the UK's third largest chambers, is delighted to report its best rankings yet - totalling 130 - in the Legal 500 2023’s edition published last night, up 12% on last year’s 116. The set has achieved its rankings across 5 large UK regions - or Circuits (London, South Eastern, Western, Midlands and Chester and Wales) - in 21 categories of law. Earlier this year, 3PB also celebrated its first rankings...

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      Ellis v John Hodge Solicitors (a firm): the death of the lien?

      3PB commercial law barrister Cheryl Jones (pictured here) analyses Ellis v John Hodge Solicitors (a firm) EWHC 2284 (Comm), a case which raises the relevance of the long established right of the lien. Cheryl examines in particular the circumstances in which the power of the lien may be in turn strengthened or weakened. Click here to read Cheryl’s case analysis. Cheryl Jones is a member of the Commercial and Property and Estates teams. Cheryl is an...

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      #Winning at pupillage applications in 2022

      3PB's Head of Pupillage, Cheryl Jones hosted a live Q&A workshop on pupillage applications today sharing her top tips and advice. The live Q&A was attended by future pupils who are currently completing their pupillage applications hoping to start in 2023. Visit 3PB's pupillage centre for more resources and information about pupillage. For more information on mental health support for the Bar, please visit Wellbeing at the Bar.

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      #Winning at pupillage applications

      Cheryl Jones, Head of Pupillage at 3PB, will host a live workshop on how to secure pupillage on Friday 28 January at 10am via Zoom. Cheryl will share her top tips on making a successful pupillage application and how to impress at interview as well as answering your questions. This event is now fully booked. To be placed on our waiting list and to receive an invitation to the next event; please email us. Visit...

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      3PB increases its pupillage award by over 30% and its annual intake to six pupils

      National chambers 3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) has increased its pupillage award for its recruitment during 2021/2022 to £40,000 from £30,000, joining other prominent barristers’ chambers such as One Essex Court, Matrix, 39 Essex Chambers and Outer Temple Chambers in announcing increases this year. This full-service chambers - with six offices in London and across the Midlands, Western and Southern England – which was recently named as the UK’s fastest growing chambers in the Bar...

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    • Probate law podcast - 17 June 2021

      Probate law webinar recording - out now!

      Specialist probate law barristers Martin Strutt and Lydia Pemberton hosted our Zoom webinar - chaired by Cheryl Jones - on Thursday 17 June. Martin Strutt presented "Knowledge and approval and rectification: an overview of knowledge and approval and discussion as to whether rectification can in some circumstances cure a lack of knowledge and approval.". Martin's notes can be found here. Lydia Pemberton examined “Put up or shut up. How to progress estate administration: an overview into the options...

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      Wills and Estates: Early Neutral Evaluation service from 3PB Barristers

      Judges are increasingly asking parties to use Alternative Dispute Resolution to resolve disputes. Whilst mediation has been the traditional route taken to achieve this; we are seeing a significant rise in the use of Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) in contested probate cases. Use of ENE can often help client to settle early, efficiently and cost effectively How it works Once the parties agree on ENE as the preferred route, they appoint one of our specialist...

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    • Winners announced for pandemic essay competition

      3PB Barristers can finally announce the winner of our Pandemic Essay Competition on the subject of ““What I learned in Lockdown”. The quality of the 132 entries was remarkably high.  Reading the determined hope contained in these essays has given all of us at a glimpse of the resilience and capabilities of this generation of students.  The winner of the Essay Competition was Tomas Canning for “Knitting Together”, who receives a week’s mini pupillage with...

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