• Emma SOUTHERN new scaled

      Emma Southern elected as a Bencher at Lincoln's Inn

      3PB Barristers are delighted to announce that family barrister Emma Southern has been elected as a Bencher at Lincoln’s Inn. Emma becomes Lincoln's Inn's youngest woman to be elected to their Council, after being nominated for this prestigious honour by the Inn’s other Benchers. Benchers contribute by attending Council meetings, serving on committees, and representing the Inn during events like Call Days. A Bencher, "Benchsitter" or (formally) Master of the Bench is a member of...

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    • 3PB in the Legal 500 2024

      3PB Family Law team promoted to TOP TIER in three Legal 500 categories

      3PB’s Family Law team now tops 3 categories in the Legal 500. The team has been awarded TOP TIER – in the Midlands, for Family: children and domestic violence and for Family: divorce and financial remedy as well as TOP TIER – in the Western circuit for Family: children and domestic violence. The Western team’s family finance barristers are awarded tier 2. 36 of our family barristers have been awarded a total of 51 rankings...

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    • Personal injury and clinical negligence newsletter - OUT now!

      Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence News Welcome to our December newsletter  Welcome to our Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence newsletter, packed full with team news and achievements, and analysis of some recent, interesting cases. Earlier this year, we congratulated Darren Walsh for his appointment as a Circuit Judge and celebrated with Luke Ashby his appointment as District Judge. The team has welcomed Sharan Sanghera as deputy head of the group. Our group will be expanding further next...

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    • Legal 500 2023

      3PB Family team goes from strength to strength in the Legal 500

      3PB Barristers congratulates its Family Law team for another strong set of results in the Legal 500 directory published on Wednesday. The Legal 500 attributed 39 individual rankings to 29 of our barristers across 4 Circuits (in London, the Midlands, South Eastern and Western). Our team is seen by clients as the ‘go-to chambers for family work with a good range of practitioners from junior through to silks’... an ‘excellent set of chambers [that] also...

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    • Simon Astill

      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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    • International Womens Day collage Final

      Celebrating role models on International Women’s Day

      Today, International Women’s Day (8 March), gives us an opportunity to celebrate the amazing collection of 3PB women working at the Bar across all areas of practice, not just today, but every day. During the last 12 months there have been far too many career milestones reached by women who call 3PB their professional home than we could possibly do justice to here. Some of these include three female barristers being appointed as Recorders including...

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    • CTJ 1

      Four 3PB barristers appointed as Recorders

      3PB is delighted to announce that four of its barristers – Lydia Pemberton, Emma Southern, Nicola Talbot-Hadley and Steven Howard have been appointed as Recorders in today’s announcement (26 January 2022) from the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary. Emma, who was called to the Bar in 2006, and Steven, called in 2009, are members of 3PB’s 75-strong team of family barristers at the national chambers. Lydia is a chancery and contentious probate barrister called in 2006 whilst...

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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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    • Podium landscape

      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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    • Family team newsletter out now! All the latest case reviews and analysis

      The 3PB family team has published its September newsletter bringing you a round-up of news, articles and presentations from our latest brunch talks. Edited by Amy Beddis, this issue includes contributions from or news about Elizabeth McGrath QC, Vanessa Meachin QC, Martine Kushner, Lawrence Messling, Lucy Hendry, Rachael Goodall, Michael George, Aimee Fox, Emma Harman, Emma Griffiths, Alex Hodge, Oliver Thorne, Emma Southern as well as details of our upcoming events featuring Elisabeth Hudson, Nathalie...

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    • 3PB Family Barrister Emma Southern appointed Representative of the Western Circuit for Lincoln’s Inn

      Emma Southern has been appointed Representative of the Western Circuit for Lincoln’s Inn. This newly created position is designed to inform, invent and introduce ways in which the Inn can increase engagement amongst members based outside of London. Each appointee will hold the position for 2 years, with the possibility to carry on for another 2 years. Click here for more information. Emma is an experienced family law barrister, who advises and represents clients in...

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    • 3PB's Family Law team welcome experienced barrister Emma Southern

      3BP’s reputable Family Law Group is delighted to announce that Emma Southern, formerly of 12 College Place, Southampton, has joined the team. Emma (Call 2006) is an experienced family law barrister, who advises and represents clients in a broad range of legal issues including matters concerning contact and living arrangements for children, prohibited steps orders, changes of name, parental responsibility and child abduction. She acts on behalf of clients in divorce proceedings and resolving finances...

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