• 3PB is delighted to announce that former specialist care solicitor Carol Clelland (Qualified:1994, Call: 2019)  - who transferred to the Bar last year - has become a tenant and full member of the 200-strong national barristers’ chambers. She joined its busy Family team and is based from their expanding Birmingham office. A former Head of the Care Department  at the law firm Cartwright King, Carol has specialised in care and associated proceedings for over 20...

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  • 3PB Barristers have created a dedicated webpage on its website to act as a hub for the many articles, briefings and webinar and podcast recordings about lockdown laws and regulations as well as practical issues like court attendance, e-bundles, remote and hybrid hearings. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to create employment, contractual and other legal challenges which are in many ways unprecedented. The impact of the virus is being felt, and in response, 3PB have...

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  • Hot on the heels of its launch of a remote FDR (Financial Dispute Resolution) service, large national chambers 3PB Barristers has launched a new arbitration service for children cases. This is in response to record levels of demand for family arbitrations via video to resolve disputes over child arrangements be it where children live or the time they spend with the other parent, where they go to school or even whether they can relocate permanently...

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  • 3PB has recruited family law barrister Adeo Fraser from Northampton Chambers to work from its fast-growing Birmingham office. Adeo Fraser is a busy junior family law barrister who advises and represents in court on the full range of financial remedies, TOLATA, Public and Private children law disputes, injunctions and domestic abuse cases. He is frequently trusted with and instructed in lengthy and complex hearings and has represented several clients on both UK and international abduction...

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  • 3PB is delighted to announce that former family solicitor Theresa Lim - who transferred to the Bar last year - has become a tenant and full member of the 200-strong national barristers’ chambers. She joined its busy Family team and is based from their expanding Birmingham office. Theresa qualified as a solicitor in April 2005 and worked for solicitors Glaisyers for 15 years. Theresa has considerable experience undertaking a wide range of advocacy in family...

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  • 3PB’s Family Group has announced the recruitment of former solicitor Samantha Moore to the national chambers. Samantha brings a wealth of experience to the Bar having practised as a solicitor in family law for 19 years, including within a specialist family law firm in London, before returning to the South Coast of England in January 2011. Samantha specialises in all areas of family law including divorce proceedings, dissolution of civil partnerships, resolving disputes over children;...

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  • Family barrister Martine Kushner has joined national chambers 3 Paper Buildings (3PB) after a two year contract as the resident judge in the Falklands Islands. She had previously spent 36 years as a busy family lawyer doing multi-day and complex cases from her Birmingham-based Chambers. She has considerable experience of analysing and interpreting complex expert reports (including medical) in private and public law children cases.  She is also regarded as a strong court advocate with...

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  • Aimee Fox has joined 3PB Barristers’ leading Education and Family law teams from St Ives Chambers. Called to the Bar in 2007, she is well-known as a specialist in education law and private law and family finance cases. Aimee’s education practice sees her regularly appear in the First Tier Tribunal. She acts for all parties including local authorities, schools, parents and young people. Aimee’s education experience includes judicial reviews; discrimination and equalities claims; special educational...

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  • 3PB has recruited family law barrister James Legg from Northampton Chambers to work from its flagship London office in Temple. James represents local authorities, parents, guardians and prospective special guardians in care proceeding and frequently appears in proceedings involving vulnerable clients, cross-examination of expert witnesses and jurisdictional issues. James also has an extensive private family practice work covering applications for Child Arrangements Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders and Specific  Issue Orders, including matters of residence, contact,...

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  • The recent case of A Local Authority v G (Parent with Learning Disability) [2017] EWFC B94 has highlighted the importance that all families in which one or more of the parents has a learning disability are given the support that they require to be able to care for their children. However, the judge in this case found that this obligation does not extend to support that is tantamount to substituted parenting. To read Emma's full...

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  • Hannah Bush has joined 3PB Barristers’ growing  team in Birmingham. Hannah specialises in financial remedies as well as Children Act work. She has substantial experience of representing individuals, local authorities, parents, children and third parties at all stages of proceedings. She has particularly strong experience of dealing with vulnerable clients and in those cases where domestic violence is alleged. Called to the Bar in 2007, Hannah started her career at St Philips Chambers in Birmingham...

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