• A recent survey, conducted by 3PB’s Luke Ashby and Albion Chambers Kate Brunner QC for the Western Circuit, showed a 75% decrease in the number of hearings and a 58% reduction in work done by the Bar. Luke Ashby now offers some practical guidance on: what legal professionals can do to ensure remote hearings in the Civil Justice System are both effective and fair; and identifying the main barriers to a remote hearing and how...

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  • 3PB’s Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence teams continue their series of virtual events with a 90s themed quiz night at 7pm on Thursday 2nd July. We hope you and your colleagues will join us as we dig out our Dr. Martens for another night of competitive fun. We’re pleased to be supporting the Spinal Injuries Association through this event. Every four hours someone in the UK will hear the devastating news that they have sustained...

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  • 3PB barristers Faizul Azman, Rebecca Farrell, Sharan Sanghera, Cheryl Jones, Michelle Marnham, Henrietta Hughes were joined by Chambers Director Matt Wildish to complete today, Monday 8 June, the 2020 London Legal Walk. 3PB’s team, again led by Henrietta Hughes, are also taking on 10K for Justice on the 5th October later this year. Despite the postponement of the London Legal Walk due to COVID-19, many barristers, solicitors and staff are still be marking 8th June...

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  • 3PB personal injury and clinical negligence silk Angela Grahame QC (Scot) is delighted to have been appointed as an arbitrator on the all-female, panel of Edinburgh-based Squaring Circles, which aims to “do disputes differently”. Founded by solicitor and mediator, Rachael Bicknell, the online dispute resolution business is aimed at providing an alternative to taking matters through the courts and is launched at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is driving demand for technology-led alternatives to...

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  • 3PB personal injury and clinical negligence barrister Tom Webb attended Winchester County Court on Thursday 28th May in what is believed to have been one of the first civil trials to be heard in person since lockdown began. His observations on what fellow barristers, solicitors, lay clients, witnesses and judges will be going back to in the coming weeks are set out in his article. Tom reports on the practicalities of the process, including the...

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  • 3PB’s Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team is delighted to announce its next virtual event, an 80’s themed quiz, at 7pm on Thursday 4th June 2020. It would be great if you could join us. We hope the music, films and picture rounds, in particular, will welcome you on a trip down memory lane. Big hair, neon, leg warmers… all welcome. We’ll be awarding a prize to the best dressed - a £100 voucher kindly...

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  • 3PB’s PI and Clinical Negligence Teams are hosting a virtual quiz tonight Friday 1 May for 42 teams of law firms and other friends in aid of the Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT), a charity that the national chambers has long supported. To know more about the evening and hear Dave Snook, 3PB’s Practice Director, talking on youtube about the quiz and our support of CBIT, click here. CBIT is an exceptional group of people...

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  • 3PB’s pupil barristers Mariya Peykova, Georgina Dietrich (editor) and Gemma Ralph are authors of a new newsletter, ‘’Publications during the Pandemic’’. The newsletter has introductions from David Berkley QC, 3PB’s Head of Chambers, and Cheryl Jones, Head of Pupillage at 3PB. The newsletter focuses on the Coronavirus Act 2020 and highlights updates in the areas of Clinical Negligence, Construction, Competition and Insolvency law with focus on the regulations and laws during this unprecedented time. The...

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  • 3PB’s Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Team is pleased to be hosting a virtual quiz, in aid of the Child Brain Injury Trust, at 7pm on Friday 1st May 2020. We would be delighted if you could join us. All the usual rounds, together with ‘team breakout rooms’ and the wooden spoon! The Child Brain Injury Trust is the leading voluntary sector organisation providing support for those people affected by childhood acquired brain injury across...

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  • 3PB Barristers’ Hamish Dunlop, a senior clinical negligence barrister, was instructed by law firm Coles Miller and both represented a then-17 year-old student,  after her ovarian cyst operation at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in August 2013 went tragically wrong, throughout her case and the mediation on a no win/no fee basis. The Waterlooville student reached an out-of-court settlement of £815,000 with Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust following a mediation in December 2019, ahead of a...

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  • 3PB is thrilled to have been shortlisted by the Legal 500 directory in the following categories: Regional Bar: Set of the Year and Regional Bar: Silk of the Year – Vanessa Meachin QC The nomination for Regional Set of the Year is further acknowledgment of the talent, hard work and investment by 3PB's members and staff this year across all of our specialisms and 6 office locations in the UK. The set was previously shortlisted in...

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  • Education, clinical negligence and court of protection barrister Emma Waldron was today recognised as one of a handful of UK lawyers winning a Women in Law award from Lawyer Monthly. The Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Awards 2019 recognise the hardworking achievements of women working in law firms, corporate lawyers, counsel and those connected to the legal world who have a proven track record in delivering results for their clients over the past twelve months. With...

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