• 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 3PB family newsletter is out now featuring news and a round up of our recent brunch series

      The 3PB family team brings you a round-up of the latest news and a summary of the talks from our recent series of brunch talks. This issue includes contributions from or news about Vanessa Meachin QC, Aimee Fox, Amy Beddis, Gemma Chapman, Emma Harman, Emma Griffiths, Michael George, Antonida Kocharova, James Legg, Hamish Dunlop, Sarah Jennings, Theresa Lim, Adeo Fraser, Nicola Frost, Hannah Bush, and Steven Howard as well as details of our upcoming events....

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    • 3PB’s Sarah Jennings review of the Family Courts’ remote working published in Family Law Week

      3PB’s specialist family barrister Sarah Jennings has reviewed for Family Law Week the experience of remote working in Bristol’s Family Courts. On 23rd March 2020, the government responded to the Coronavirus epidemic with strict lockdown measures. This quickly led to the closure of court centres across the country which meant new ways of working for those in the legal profession. In the weeks that followed, everyone in the field of family law worked tirelessly to...

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    • Post Adoption Contact considered in Court of Appeal

      RE B (A Child) (Post-Adoption Contact) [2019] EWCA Civ 29 The issue of post-adoption contact was recently considered by the Court of Appeal in the case of Re B (A Child) (Post-Adoption Contact) [2019] EWCA Civ 29. The appellants were the natural parents represented by Vanessa Meachin QC and Sarah Jennings instructed by Phil Storey and Karen Bailey of Bailey Wright & Co Solicitors. In this matter the birth parents sought on-going direct contact with...

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    • 3PB’s Sarah Jennings appointed as First Tier SEC Tribunal Judge

      3PB’s family barrister Sarah Jennings has been appointed by the Senior President of Tribunals as a part-time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber). She will be hearing matters encompassing social security and child support, criminal injuries compensation, and asylum support. Sarah – who was called to the Bar in 2009 – is highly regarded for her work as a family barrister. She will no doubt be able to use her extensive experience of...

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    • 3PB Family Barrister Sarah Jennings examines the approach of medical witnesses when dealing with unknown conditions

      This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Local Government on 22 February 2018. Click for a free trial of Lexis®PSL. Local Government analysis: Sarah Jennings examines the case of M v St Helens Borough Council, which considered the approach of medical witnesses when dealing with rare or unknown conditions in cases of suspected non-accidental injury. To read Sarah's analysis, click here.

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