Family News

Judge and family barrister Kushner returns to private practice with 3PB

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 […]

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Graham Stott provides Statutory Gifts webinar to Certainty the National Will Register

3PB contentious probate, trusts and court of protection specialist Graham Stott today provides a webinar to Certainty the National Will Register on Statutory Gifts - "Gifts of P's Property: authority, considerations and best interests". The expert webinar can be viewed here. It discusses the following: P’s capacity to make gifts The authority of attorneys and […]

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3PB Barristers and Bower & Bailey pool their legal expertise in support of our Armed Forces Personnel

Ahead of Armed Forces day this Saturday 29th June, 3PB Barristers are delighted to announce their close cooperation with solicitors Bower & Bailey to provide first class legal assistance to Armed Forces Personnel – across the whole spectrum of legal specialisms. Both firms will sign on Wednesday 3rd July the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging support […]

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3PB provide specialist legal and practical tips training for law firm Irwin Mitchell

Ten specialist members of 200-strong 3PB Barristers will today be training more than 50 lawyers from leading law firm Irwin Mitchell’s highly-regarded Medical Negligence, Family Law, Court of Protection/Public Law and Travel (Serious Injury) teams at 3PB's Colmore Building offices in Birmingham.    

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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 […]

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3PB recruits family barrister Henstock-Turner for its 68-strong family team

Family barrister Sarah Henstock-Turner has joined national chambers 3 Paper Buildings (3PB) from College Chambers in Southampton. Sarah, who has 14 years experience, is instructed in cases involving contact, residence, prohibited steps and removal of children from the UK or overseas jurisdiction. She has substantial experience with cases involving domestic violence, emotional, physical and sexual […]

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3PB recruits childcare family barrister for Birmingham team

3PB Barristers are proud to announce the recruitment of a new family barrister specialising in children for its Birmingham office and national family law team. Rebecca Franklin – called to the Bar in 2001 – joins from another leading Birmingham chambers and provides representation in private law children matters, public law and domestic violence/injunctions. Rebecca […]

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3PB’s Hamish Dunlop wins unanimous 5-0 verdict from Supreme Court today for husband in the groundbreaking Owens v Owens divorce case

Hamish Dunlop, Head of 3PB Barristers Family Law Group, led by Nigel Dyer QC, and instructed by solicitors Hughes Paddison of Cheltenham, again represented the husband and respondent Hugh Owens in the Supreme Court’s hearing of the groundbreaking Owens v Owens divorce case. The Supreme Court today, Wednesday 25 July, delivered its verdict on the application […]

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