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    Legal 500 2022: another record number of rankings for 3PB’s employment law team

    3PB Barristers are delighted to announce another strong performance of its employment and discrimination law team in the Legal 500 2022 edition published on wednesday. With 11 of its 23 juniors now ranked in the directory, the team has attracted a total of 18 individual rankings. The team, who remains top tier in the South Eastern Circuit and tier two in Western, has further strengthened its recognition in London with another 2 rankings and is...

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    David Kemeny and Aaron Mayers become tenants

    3PB are pleased to announce that David Kemeny and Aaron Mayers have both successfully completed their pupillages today and become tenants at the 220-barrister, national chambers. 3PB Chief Executive Simon Astill said:  “I am delighted to welcome both of these pupils as new tenants and junior counsel here. They have all shown great aptitude, hard work and expert advocacy skills during their pupillages and both will be excellent additions to 3PB.”

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    3PB Barristers achieves an outstanding total of 116 rankings in Legal 500 2022

    The UK's third largest chambers, 3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) has achieved a new record of 116 rankings in the most recent Legal 500. The rankings include 17 new rankings (up from 99 last year) across London, South East, and Western and Midlands Circuits and in 21 categories of law across all its practice areas. Simon Astill, Chief Executive at 3PB (pictured here), said: “This is a huge achievement for 3PB as a top tier...

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    3PB Bristol office joins the Bristol Legal Walk 2021

    3PB Barristers will join the South West Legal Support Trust and the rest of the Bristol legal community this Thursday (30th September) at the Bristol Legal Walk 2021. Barristers and staff, led by Centre Manager, Tom Cox, will be walking 5km around Bristol City Centre to raise much needed funds for Legal Advice Centre's in and around Bristol. To make a donation to this worthy cause, a link to 3PB’s Bristol Legal Walk 2021 fundraising...

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    Nick Robinson successfully defends in a number of notable cases this summer

    3PB criminal defence barrister Nick Robinson (pictured here) has defended in a number of notable cases this summer, which stand out for their unusual facts and the exceptional nature of the results. In R v AR (Southampton Crown Court), Nick defended a man at his sentence hearing in respect of an offence of Possessing a Prohibited Firearm, a sawn-off shotgun. He fell to be sentenced to a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years’ imprisonment. The...

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    Rachel Bloxwich joins 3PB Family Group  

    3PB welcomes Rachel Bloxwich, who specialises in handling divorce, separation, financial matters and arrangements for children, as a new tenant and a member of 3PB’s 75-strong Family Law Group. Rachel spent nearly 15 years as a family solicitor with law firms across the West Midlands, including latterly with FBC Manby Bowdler as an Associate in their top-rated family team in Wolverhampton. Rachel has specialised since qualification in 2007 in all aspects of family law and...

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    Golf day raises £14,000 for the Spinal Injuries Association

    3PB’s specialist personal injury law team recently partnered with Markel UK, HCC Solicitors and SIA Case Management to organise a golf day to raise much needed funds for the Spinal Injuries Association. The golf day took place on Wednesday 15th September at Lutterworth Golf Club. Over 80 participants signed up and together they raised an impressive £14,000. The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) support and give a voice to the 50,000 people in the UK living...

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    Matthew Wyard advises businesses on defending the raft of new data protection and privacy claims

    3PB Barristers’ specialist regulatory law barrister, Matthew Wyard (pictured here) has released the second article in 3PB’s Cyber Law Series. The feature looks at the raft of recent claims brought for breaches of statutory duty under the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. The article considers how to address the merits and quantum of data protection claims and gives practical tips for dealing with claims. This includes challenging claimant arguments that the Court...

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    Jonathan Underhill secures only acquittal in money laundering case at Inner London Crown Court

    Jonathan Underhill’s client SB was unanimously acquitted following a seven-day trial at the Inner London Crown Court. The Prosecution alleged that SB was one of a number of persons involved in the conversion of criminal property, namely the proceeds of a $1.2million (USD) payment diversion fraud. Funds were fraudulently obtained from an international bank, and subsequently transferred across the globe via the first defendant and other persons and ultimately to SB and his company. Jonathan...

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    Aaron Mayers offers advice and tips for future pupils in Counsel magazine

    3PB’s second six pupil Aaron Mayers (pictured here), who is undertaking a pupillage in commercial and chancery law, has featured in Counsel, sharing tips and advice on pupillage applications and for those starting their pupillage later this year. Aaron shares his own personal advice including how to cope with any pressure during pupillage and advice on developing as a pupil. He also offers counsel to applicants on drafting your pupillage applications and answering the competency-based...

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    3PB shortlisted for The Lawyer Awards 2021

    3PB Barristers is absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Chambers of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2021. The shortlist was announced today and the virtual awards ceremony will take place on the 2nd November. The Lawyer Awards celebrates excellence in the legal profession, where nominations are judged on the overall success of sets/members over the last 12 months, looking at their achievements and growth. Members of Chambers congratulate all the sets and members...

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    Seb Oram on the implications of Supreme Court case Triple Point v PTT [2021] for commercial and construction practitioners

    3PB’s specialist commercial and construction barrister Seb Oram (pictured here) has analysed the Supreme Court case Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Co Ltd [2021] UKSC 29 for Lexis Nexis. This case is significant for those who draft commercial contracts (particularly construction and technology contracts) in which parties include provisions to quantify damages in advance, or to cap their liabilities. It is also significant for commercial litigators, since it explains when and how such...

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