• 3PB Barristers have created a dedicated webpage on its website to act as a hub for the many articles, briefings and webinar and podcast recordings about lockdown laws and regulations as well as practical issues like court attendance, e-bundles, remote and hybrid hearings. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to create employment, contractual and other legal challenges which are in many ways unprecedented. The impact of the virus is being felt, and in response, 3PB have...

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  • 3PB Barrister, arbitrator, adjudicator (construction industry) & civil / commercial mediator Paul Newman will take part on 31 July at 12:00 in a Webinar looking at different ADR/ NCDR (non-court dispute resolution) models such as mediation, arbitration and early neutral evaluation. This free one-hour online event will give tips for those considering to use ADR to help the resolution of cases, with a focus on using ADR to navigate the backlog caused by the current...

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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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  • Congratulations to 3PB's Stuart Kennedy on being named as Outstanding Mediator of the Year by the International Arbitrators & Experts in Engineering UAE.

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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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  • Head of Chambers David Berkley QC is delighted to announce that David Parratt QC, Barrister and Advocate, has joined 3PB Barristers from Crown Office Chambers. He is one of the leading Silks in Scotland for international and UK arbitrations and has experience both as counsel and arbitrator. He is renowned for his work in commercial, construction, engineering and energy disputes. He has acted in many of the biggest arbitration cases for leading blue-chip clients, including...

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  • 3PB Barristers hosts a lively panel debate presented by The Midlands Adjudication Society discussing recent case studies. Thanks to Tim Willis at the Adjudication Society for Chairing, the four panellist’s, Anthony Galvin at Altion Law, James Bessy at Blake Morgan and 3PB’s Nick Kaplan and Nigel Ribbands and all those who attended and contributed.

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  • In support of Mediation Awareness Week 2017, the CIArb, Blake Morgan and 3PB have joined forces to organise a Mock Mediation in Cardiff on 19 October. Blake Morgan Partner Lee Fisher will mediate the actors taking part in the Mock event, while 3PB Barrister Paul Newman will report on the proceedings. For more information and to book your space, please click here.

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  • 3PB barristers are delighted to have assisted in organising the Cardiff University 3rd Annual ADR Symposium in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the SCMA and the Association of Wales & Border Counties Mediators. The Symposium held in the Sir Martin Evans Anatomy Lecture Theatre on 25 April 2017 welcomed approximately 70 delegates, both mediators and lawyers. 3PB members Paul Newman, James Davison and James Davies participated along with Andrew Goodman of the SCMA and...

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