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3PB Family team boosted with latest recruit

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 […]

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3PB's Elizabeth McGrath QC shortlisted for 'Barrister of the Year' by the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards

Elizabeth McGrath QC of 3PB's family team has been nominated in the 'Barrister of the Year' category by the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards. The awards have been showcasing the very best of the region’s legal talent since the inaugural event in 2002. Firms and individuals practicing in the West Midlands were invited to submit […]

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3PB Family Barrister Emma Harman on the lessons learned from A Local Authority v G (Parent with Learning Disability) [2017] EWFC B94

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 […]

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3PB Family strengthens its London team with arrival of Poonam Bhari

3PB’s booming London team has been joined by senior barrister Poonam Bhari from rival chambers St Phillips. Poonam is well known nationally as a leading family barrister. She has appeared at all levels of court - from the FPC to the Court of Appeal -  acting on legally-aided and privately-funded childcare cases including where there are allegations of sexual […]

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3PB Barrister Vanessa Meachin appointed Silk

3PB Barristers are delighted to announce that Vanessa Meachin  has been appointed Queen’s Counsel in the new Silk appointments announced by the Lord Chancellor today. Vanessa becomes 3PB Chambers thirteenth Silk, and her appointment strengthens the set’s exceptional family law practice group. She was one of the original barristers - alongside fellow family Silk Liz […]

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3PB's Katherine Dunseath is shortlisted for 'Junior Barrister of the Year' at this evening's Family Law awards

Katherine Dunseath of 3PB's family team and colleagues will be among the guests at the Ballroom at Southbank this evening as the winners of the Family Law Awards 2017 are revealed. Katherine is nominated for 'Junior Barrister of the Year'. The winner of this award will be of five years post call or more who […]

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Amy Beddis joins 3PB

Amy Beddis has joined 3PB’ growing family team. Amy is a specialist family practitioner with an emphasis on private law children and financial work. Throughout her career Amy has worked with Government departments, local authorities, housing associations, charities and social enterprises alongside businesses from the private sector and brings her breadth of knowledge and experience to […]

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Katherine Dunseath shortlisted for 'Junior Barrister of the Year' by Family Law

3PB family barrister Katherine Dunseath has been shortlisted for the Family Law award as 'Junior Barrister of the Year'. Over the past 7 years, the Family Law Awards have firmly established themselves as a highly prestigious event, celebrating the success and achievements of family lawyers and the vital contribution that they make to society. Last […]

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