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    Alexander Whatley successful for Respondent in high value standard form of lease dispute

    3PB Barristers’ commercial and property law specialist Alexander Whatley has successfully represented the Respondent Company in the recent case of Fitzroy Place Residential Limited & Others v Lovitt & Others [2024] UKUT 63 (LC), heard in the Upper Tribunal by Deputy Chamber President Martin Rodger KC. The issue concerned the meaning of a standard form of lease used in a large and prestigious development in Central London comprising both residential and commercial premises. The case specifically...

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  • Matthew Wyard

    Court of Protection Property and Affairs Update: PSG Trust Corporation Ltd v CK [2024] EWCOP 14 and Re: P (Statutory Will) [2024] EWCOP 12

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) specialist Court of Protection barrister Matthew Wyard (pictured here) analyses the recent Court of Protection property and affairs decisions of PSG Trust Corporation Ltd v CK [2024] EWCOP 14 and Re: P (Statutory Will) [2024] EWCOP 12. In PSG Trust Corporation Ltd v CK [2024] EWCOP 14, the Court considered how a property and affairs deputy should approach the issue of whether to inform P of the value of a...

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    Cheryl Jones and Jack Felvus on the clear drafting of Wills

    3PB's Cheryl Jones, a specialist traditional chancery and commercial barrister, and Jack Felvus, one of 3PB's pupil barristers, have co-authored an article about Will-writing for LexisNexis PSL (Private Client) which Lexis accountholders can now access here. The article, entitled “A limitation lacuna, mortgages and the importance of clear Will drafting,” analyses the decision of HHJ Matthews, sitting as a Judge of the High Court in the Chancery Division, in the case of Pierce and Another...

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    Oliver Ingham appearing in Supreme Court in Inheritance Act case

    3PB Barristers' (3 Paper Buildings) specialist chancery and estates barrister Oliver Ingham is today appearing in the Supreme Court alongside Danielle Pawson and Katie Alsop of Wright Hassall and Counsel Brie Stevens-Hoare KC and Cameron Stocks of Gatehouse Chambers. To read more about the full details of the case history, please click here to visit Wright Hassall's website. To contact or instruct Oliver Ingham, please speak to Practice Director David Fielder via email or by...

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  • Legal directories results 2024

    3PB Property and Estates team celebrates 22 accolades in the latest Legal Directories publications

    3PB is delighted to announce excellent rankings for its Property and Estates team across both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners directories. The team achieved a total of 22 individual rankings across four of our core circuits (Western, South Eastern, Midlands and London), as well as the team celebrating Tier 2 rankings for Property and Construction in South Eastern; Tier 2 rankings for Chancery, Tax and Probate in the Midlands and a Tier 3 ranking...

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  • Simon Astill

    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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  • Simon Astill

    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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  • New Pupils Oct 23 v2

    3PB welcomes four new 12-month pupil barristers to its 240-strong barrister ranks today

    The four pupils starting their twelve-month pupillages, pictured left to right from the top, are: former global brand strategy director and behavioural science researcher Alice Horn who be focusing on commercial litigation and arbitration; former legal assistant Jack Felvus who will be focusing on public law and regulatory matters and criminal law; fellow legal assistant Laurie-Elizabeth Ketley will be focusing on family law and civil disputes; and former City financial analyst Suffian Hussain who will...

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  • New Pupils

    Four 3PB pupil barristers become members

    3PB are pleased to announce that their four 12-month pupil barristers - Poppy Watson, Liz Adams, Emma Greening and Dr Angel Matoke-Njagi (pictured left to right from the top) - have all successfully completed their pupillages today and become tenants with the 240-barrister, national chambers. Former in-house energy lawyer Poppy Watson (call:2021) is joining 3PB's London office and will be focusing on commercial litigation and arbitration. Former in-house lawyer and domestic violence and disability campaigner...

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    3PB Commercial team recruits Saunak Irani-Nayar

    Commercial litigation barrister Saunak Irani-Nayar, who graduated with a BA and MA degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and has been awarded several scholarships and prizes for his academic results, has become a member of 3PB. He specialises principally in banking, securities and finance litigation, contractual and business-to-business disputes, property  disputes and consumer credit litigation. Ranked 1st in his year on the GDL, Saunak achieved one of the highest sets of marks ever...

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  • CoPComm Episode July 23 1

    Cop Comm Episode 6 now available

    Episode 6 of Cop Comm, 3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) Court of Protection and community care podcast is now available to download. In this episode, co-presenters Matthew Wyard and Jim Hirschmann discuss two cases from June 2023, Re: Public Guardians Severance Application [2023] EWCOP 24 and appeal case Wiltshire County Council v RB & Ors [2023] EWCOP 26. All episodes of Cop Comm are available to stream via major podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music...

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  • Amanda Fernandez and Elizabeth Porteous

    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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