Family News

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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Education and Family Law specialist joins 3PB Barristers

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 […]

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3PB expands family team with trio recruitment

3PB Barristers yesterday announced the recruitment of two new family barristers. College Chambers senior matrimonial finance expert Simon Lillington, who specialises in financial remedy cases involving business, trusts and foreign assets, joins 3PB alongside colleague childcare and trusts and maintenance disputes expert Adam Langrish, who specialises in care proceedings, serious abuse and secure accommodation orders. Both have now started work […]

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Abberley joins 3PB Barristers

Leading Midlands family barrister Stephen Abberley has joined 3PB at their Colmore Buildings office in Birmingham. Stephen Abberley was called to the Bar in 2000 and brings with him a wealth of experience in public law children cases. His expertise lies in cases involving sexual abuse, fabricated illness and cross jurisdictional issues, representing local authorities, parents and children […]

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3PB’s Hamish Dunlop in Supreme Court today representing 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, has 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, Thursday 17 May,  will consider an application from […]

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3PB Family Barrister Sarah Jennings examines the approach of medical witnesses when dealing with unknown conditions

This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Local Government on 22 February 2018. Click for a free trial of Lexis®PSL. Local Government analysis: Sarah Jennings examines the case of M v St Helens Borough Council, which considered the approach of medical witnesses when dealing with rare or unknown conditions in cases of suspected non-accidental injury. To read Sarah's analysis, click here.

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3PB recruits two top family barristers

3PB, one of the UK's oldest chambers, continue their Birmingham chambers expansion with the recruitment of two senior family barristers with a national reputation, Dorian Day and Michael George. “I am delighted Dorian and Michael are joining 3PB,” said Hamish Dunlop, Head of 3PB’s 64 strong family law team. "Both have exceptional reputations and will […]

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