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      3PB’s Family Law Team exceeds expectations in Chambers & Partners 2024

      3PB Barristers’ Family Law team has been rewarded with 22 individual rankings in this year’s Chambers and Partners edition published today. The team is once again rewarded with Band 1 rankings for both Family Children and Family Finance in the Midlands. Our barristers also retain their Band 2 ranking in Western. To well-deserved accolades in the London Bar, the team now also adds a ranking in South Eastern. 3PB’s national team thanks the clients and...

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      Another strong performance for 3PB’s Family Law Team in Chambers & Partners 2023

      3PB Barristers is delighted to report another strong performance by its Family Law team, this time in Chambers and Partners’ 2023 edition published today. With a total of 19 rankings, the team achieves Band 1 in both Family Children and Family Finance in the Midlands and retains its Band 2 ranking in Western. The client and peers feedback received by each of our individual barristers is testament to the depth and wealth of talent available...

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      3PB excels with 73 rankings in Chambers and Partners 2023

      3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) has been awarded a record number of rankings in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners with a total of 73 accolades for its barristers. The national heavyweight chambers achieves its rankings in London, South Eastern, Western and the Midlands - in 18 categories of law. Earlier this year, 3PB also celebrated its first ranking in Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide. Click here to view the full results...

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    • Legal directories success for 3PB education law team

      Another excellent year for our family law team in the Legal Directories

      3 Paper Buildings (3PB) wish to congratulate its Family Law team for another set of outstanding results in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 directories. Ranked by both directories in the Midlands and Western Circuits, our team has seen both its Matrimonial and Children teams promoted to Band 1 in the Midlands by Chambers and Partners. The Legal 500 attributed 36 individual rankings to 27 of our barristers – including 8 new rankings. Chambers...

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    • Family law newsletter out now - March 2021

        Welcome to the 3PB family newsletter In our fourth family group newsletter, we bring you a round up of our brunch talks and topical articles, news, and details of our forthcoming events. We hope you enjoy reading this and please do contact us if we can help with further information or enquiries. Details of upcoming events here Lucy Hendry QC enjoys her first days as newly-appointed Silk  Family barrister Lucy Hendry QC started her first day as Queen's Counsel...

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      Two important points to consider in international child abduction cases following Dorian Day and Sarah Tierney's success in the CoA

      Dorian Day and Sarah Tierney successfully represented the Appellant mother in Re G (Abduction: Consent/Discretion) [2021] EWCA Civ 139. The case highlights two important points for practitioners to consider in international child abduction cases: The exercise of judicial discretion under Article 13 of the Hague Convention; The inherent inequality of arms caused by the difference in the availability of legal aid to the parties. In Re G, the parents (‘M’ and ‘F’) and their 2...

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      Dorian Day and Sarah Tierney successful in CoA case considering the competence of the child in Children Act proceedings

      Dorian Day and Sarah Tierney acted for the father in the reported case of Re Z (Interim Care Order) [2020] EWCA Civ 1755 on an appeal against an interim care order where HHJ George had authorised the removal of a 15 year old boy with autism from his father’s care. The appeal was successful on the difficult ground of procedural irregularity. Baker LJ, delivering  the leading judgment, made important observations regarding the need for the...

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    • December's family law newsletter out now

      Welcome to the third edition of our family newsletter. We wish you and yours all the joys of the season and all the best for better times in 2021. In this edition we bring you a round up of the topics covered in our brunch talks, the news of a new Silk appointment in our team, new appointments to the family team, and our latest articles and news.

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      3PB family team excels in Legal Directory 2021 results

      Chambers & Partners 2021 UK Bar directory attributed a record 17 barrister rankings to our Family Silks and Junior barristers, across the Midlands, Western, London and South Eastern circuits in its latest edition, covering both finance and children work. The Directory ranked the team in Band 2 in the Midlands and in the Western Circuits. Meanwhile, the Legal 500 elected to rank 24 of our members across the same four circuits. The Directory gave the...

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      3PB supports children in care with Birmingham Children’s Trust

      Barristers and staff at the national chambers, 3PB Barristers, in Birmingham have joined together this festive season to grant Christmas Wishes for children in care with Birmingham Children’s Trust. Christmas can be a difficult time of year for a lot of children and young people in the UK's second city, so the Christmas Wishes initiative was set up earlier this year to bring some festive magic to children and young people in the care of...

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    • 3PB provide specialist legal and practical tips training for law firm Irwin Mitchell

      Ten specialist members of 200-strong 3PB Barristers will today be training more than 50 lawyers from leading law firm Irwin Mitchell’s highly-regarded Medical Negligence, Family Law, Court of Protection/Public Law and Travel (Serious Injury) teams at 3PB's Colmore Building offices in Birmingham.    

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    • 3PB recruits two top family barristers

      3PB, one of the UK's oldest chambers, continue their Birmingham chambers expansion with the recruitment of two senior family barristers with a national reputation, Dorian Day and Michael George. “I am delighted Dorian and Michael are joining 3PB,” said Hamish Dunlop, Head of 3PB’s 64 strong family law team. "Both have exceptional reputations and will be great assets to our clients, served from our premises at The Colmore Building, Birmingham and 3PB nationally.” Dorian Day...

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