Crime News

3PB Barrister Jonathan Underhill instructed on behalf of international clients in application for account freezing order

3PB Barrister Jonathan Underhill was instructed by non-domiciled UK residents to draft urgent application papers and provide representation for third party interests to seek the proper return of funds argued to be legitimate and distinct from criminally obtained proceeds forming part of a complex international fraud. The Criminal Finances Act 2017 inserted sections 303Z1 – […]

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3PB nominated twice in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020

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 […]

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3PB's Tom Evans and Tim Bradbury in successful South Coast prosecutions

3PB's criminal law barristers Tim Bradbury and Tom Evans successfully prosecuted jewellery thieves. Earlier this year, in March 2019, an armed raid took place at J Franses Jewellers in Bournemouth and over £600,000 worth of jewellery and watches was stolen. Following a trial at Southampton Crown Court, three defendants have been found guilty for their […]

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Criminal law and child cruelty QC joins 3PB

3PB’s Head of Chambers David Berkley QC is delighted to announce that criminal law barrister and child cruelty Silk, Ms Jo Martin QC, has joined 3PB as a door tenant. Jo qualified as a solicitor in 1996 before being called to the Bar in 2005 and becoming a QC last year. Prior to moving to […]

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Conwoman jailed for three years

3PB's Berenice Mulvanny acted in a case against a 'vindictive conwoman' who made more than £100,000 on a sugar daddy website by 'catfishing' married men before blackmailing them has been jailed for nearly three years. Reports in the Daily Mail state that Shannon Lee, 21, from Netley Abbey near Southampton, would pose as another woman, […]

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