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    3PB shortlisted in 8 categories in The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2024

    We are delighted to announce that 3PB (3 Paper Buildings) has been shortlisted for 8 awards at The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2024, including 4 Juniors, a Silk, 2 Sets of the Year and Chambers Leader of the Year, in the following categories: "Intellectual Property Set of the Year": Victoria Jones, Nicole Bollard, Mark Wilden, Faizul Azman  "Set outside London of the Year" : Birmingham, Bristol, Bournemouth, Oxford, Winchester "Chambers Leader of the Year": CEO...

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    Three 3PB barristers become members

    3PB are pleased to announce that three barristers have become full tenants of the 250-barrister national chambers. Rhiannon Frowde, Kate Davies and Charlotte Steer (pictured left to right from the top) have all successfully completed their probationary tenancies with 3PB, having done all or some of their pupillages at other chambers. Former medical research fellow Rhiannon Frowde (call:2022) is based from 3PB's London office and will continue to focus on clinical negligence and personal injury...

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    Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Newsletter - March 2024

    Michelle Marnham edits our Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence newsletter, with analysis from David Kemeny, Tom Webb, Charles Fulton, Gemma Ralph, Hamish Dunlop and Jack Felvus of the following cases: Armstead v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company Limited [2024] UKSC 6, Pearson -v- Secretary of State for Defence [2024] EWCA Civ 150, Juj v John Lewis Partnership plc [2023] EWCA Civ 1507, R (Peiris) v First-tier Tribunal, CICA & Secretary of State for Justice [2023] EWCA Civ 1527 and Paul and Another v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust [2024] UKSC 1.

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    Tom Webb successful in Armed Forces Compensation Scheme case in the Court of Appeal

    The Court of Appeal on Friday 23 February handed down judgment in the matter of Pearson v Secretary of State for Defence [2024] EWCA Civ 150. The decision can be viewed online here. 3PB’s Tom Webb, instructed by Sarah Dureau of Parker Bullen Solicitors, represented the successful appellant. The case concerned the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS); a no-fault scheme that compensates members of the forces for injuries or illness caused by their service. In...

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  • 3PB barrister becomes His Majesty's Solicitor General

    3PB (3 Paper Buildings) barrister Robert Courts MP has been appointed HM's Solicitor General for England and Wales. Robert has been MP for Witney since 2016 and replaces fellow 3PB alumnus Michael Tomlinson KC MP, who moves to the Home Office to be a Minister of State. Robert was called to the Bar in 2003 and is a door tenant (non-working/associate member) at 3 Paper Buildings, where he practiced in personal injury/clinical negligence and public...

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    Luke Nelson successful on appeal for an intervenor in financial remedy proceedings

    3PB family and private client barrister Luke Nelson (pictured here) successfully appealed an earlier judgment in financial remedy proceedings. Luke's client was the intervenor: the beneficiary of a charging order arising out of a personal injury award due to historical sexual abuse by her uncle, the husband in the present proceedings. He is now serving a custodial sentence for her rape. The appeal was heard in Birmingham before HHJ Ingram, and Luke was instructed by...

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    Another bumper for 3PB’s Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team in this year’s legal directories

    3PB’s Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team has a lot to celebrate this month. Fresh from organising their inaugural PI and Clin Neg conference in Southampton this month – an all-day conference attended by 140 solicitors – the team can now enjoy its excellent set of results in legal directories the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners 2024. Achieving a total of 18 rankings across four Court Circuits (London, the Midlands, South Eastern and Western),...

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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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    3PB achieves a record 145 rankings in this year’s Legal 500

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), the UK's third largest chambers, is delighted to report this year again an outstanding number of rankings - totalling 145 - in the Legal 500 2024’s edition published today, a 12% increase on last year’s 130. The set has achieved its rankings across 5 large UK regions - or Circuits (London, South Eastern, Western, Midlands and Chester and Wales) - in 21 areas of law. 3PB is also ranked in...

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    A clarification of the “relationship akin to employment” and the “sufficiently close connection” tests in grooming cases

    3PB Head of Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Michelle Marnham (pictured here) and future 3PB Pupil Jeremy Warner analyse MXX v A Secondary School [2023] EWCA Civ 996. The case concerned the grooming/abuse of a minor by a work experience student. It provided the Court of Appeal with an opportunity to clarify the “relationship akin to employment” and the “sufficiently close connection” tests set out in The Catholic Child Welfare Society and others (Appellants) v...

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    Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Newsletter

    David Kemeny edits our Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence newsletter, with analysis from Michelle Marnham, David Kemeny, Paul Newman and Dr Tagbo Ilozue of the following cases: Jenkinson v Hertfordshire CC [2023] EWHC 872 (KB); ABC and others v Derbyshire CC and CC Derbyshire Constabulary [2023] EWHC 1337 (KB); Bilal and Malik v St George's University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2023] EWCA Civ 605; and Blair v Jaber [2023] EW Misc 3 (CC).

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    New 3PB tenants Elizabeth Porteous and Amanda Fernandez

    3PB are pleased to announce that two barristers Amanda Fernandez and former local authority family law assistant Elizabeth Porteous (pictured here, left to right) have both successfully completed their pupillages today and become tenants at - and members of - the 235-barrister, national chambers. Amanda Fernandez (call:2020) is joining 3PB's London office and accept instructions in property, housing, commercial and personal injury litigation. Elizabeth Porteous (call:2021) is a family barrister based in 3PB's Birmingham office...

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