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    3PB takes on top costs barrister Paul Joseph

    3PB (3 Paper Buildings) are delighted to announce that Paul Joseph, a top costs and commercial litigation barrister, is joining the national chambers' Birmingham office from No 5 Chambers. Paul Joseph, who qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and the bar in 2005, began his career at Wragge and Co (now Gowling WLG) before spending nine years with the commercial litigation team at Edge Ellison (now Squire Patton Boggs) and four years with Truman Bodden...

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    3PB celebrates 81 rankings in Chambers and Partners 2024

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) breaks another record in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners with a total of 81 accolades. The national set is rewarded with rankings in 18 areas of law, in the London Bar as well as in the South Eastern, Western and Midlands Circuits and exceptional comments on its service delivery, including praise for its “sublime service” and its "ability to manage matters in a professional and comprehensive manner second...

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    Paul Newman called to the Bar of Northern Ireland

    3PB construction and mediation barrister Paul Newman, pictured here, was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland by the Lady Chief Justice Dame Siobhan Keegan in the High Court of Northern Ireland on 21 October 2022.  

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    46 barristers at 3PB ranked in Chambers & Partners 2021 UK Bar directory

    The 2021 Chambers and Partners legal directory - which ranks and rates barristers and solicitors based on independent research by the publisher and direct feedback from clients - has given 46 3PB barristers rankings in this year's guide, across 16 different practice areas. This includes two new group rankings for Family (Children) and Family (Matrimonial Finance) teams in the Midlands and new ratings for Chancery in the Midlands as well as Planning Law in the...

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  • 3PB are proud to announce two more Recorder appointments

    3PB property and financial remedies barrister Louise Worton and criminal law barrister Daniel Sawyer have today both been appointed Recorders in the announcement today, 7 October 2020, from the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary. Louise Worton (call: 2000) will be sitting on the South Eastern Circuit dealing with Family matters. Louise has also recently been appointed as a part-time judicial office holder in the First Tier Tribunal, in the South Eastern area, sitting in the Social...

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  • 3PB launches dedicated Covid-19 resources hub

    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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  • ADR Webinar: overview & tips on navigating the post Covid court backlog

    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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  • Arbitrator appointment to all-female ODR panel for 3PB’s Angela Grahame QC (Scot)

    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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  • 3PB's Stuart Kennedy named Outstanding Mediator of the Year

    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 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 this year across all of our specialisms and 6 office locations in the UK. The set was previously shortlisted in...

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  • Top arbitrator QC joins 3PB

    Head of Chambers David Berkley KC is delighted to announce that David Parratt KC, 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 hosts Midlands Arbitration Society debate

    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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