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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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    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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    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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    Episode 5 of CoP Comm now available

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) is pleased to announce that the fifth episode of its CoP Comm podcast is now live and available for download across major podcast platforms. In this episode, host Matthew Wyard is joined by special guest James Pantling-Skeet, Senior Associate at Boyes Turner, to discuss the recent decision of R(HL) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, as well as sharing views on how the process to challenge community...

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    Jamie Johnston writes a whistlestop guide to building rapport with commercial clients for Counsel Magazine

    3PB barrister Jamie Johnston (pictured here) reflects on his many years of managing a successful business to distil invaluable advice for counsel seeking to rapidly establish strong relationships with their commercial clients. Jamie also considers some key questions for counsel keen to enhance their own practices. Read Jamie’s Counsel Magazine article here (pp 18-19). Jamie Johnston is a civil law barrister specialising in property & commercial disputes and in sports disciplinary work. His busy practice...

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    Jamie Johnston delivers LexisNexis webinar on commercial rent arrears recovery

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) specialist civil law barrister Jamie Johnston has presented a webinar for LexisNexis on commercial rent arrears recovery. In his webinar, Jamie covered a range of topics including the options that property owners have in recovering commercial rent arrears and the five steps to choosing the best of these options. Jamie also offered advice on what not to do in cases of commercial rent arrears recovery. To watch a preview of...

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  • CoPComm Episode 4 April 23

    Episode 4 of 3PB’s CoP Comm podcast now live

    The fourth episode of CoP Comm, 3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) court of protection and community care podcast is now available to download. This episode, host Matthew Wyard is joined again by fellow 3PB public law barrister Jim Hirschmann, this time to discuss the recent cases of DvS [2023] EWCOP8; and A Local Authority v PG & Ors [2023] EWCOP9. All episodes of CoP Comm are available to stream on major podcast platforms including Apple...

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    Andrew Nicklin joins 3PB

    Andrew Nicklin (2010 Call), pictured here, has joined 3 Paper Buildings (3PB). He has a busy specialist property and chancery practice across the South East of England (including London and all of East Anglia) with a particular expertise in real property, landlord and tenant, trusts of land and other trusts/estate disputes. He appears in the High Court (including in the Business and Property Courts) and the County Court and other tribunals providing a high level...

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  • Charles Irvine successful in high-profile neighbours' boundary dispute

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) specialist commercial and property barrister Charles Irvine (pictured here), has successfully appeared for the Respondents in a recent High Court case before Sir Anthony Mann involving a property dispute between neighbours arising from the interpretation of a transfer, interference with a right of way and the concept of “ancillary” use. Charles’ clients Mr and Mrs Wakerly own a property in Suffolk which includes their house and a long drive which itself divides...

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    Oliver Ingham successful for widow excluded from husband’s £1.9m estate

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) experienced chancery and estates barrister Oliver Ingham has successfully acted for the claimant widow after the initial exclusion from her husband’s will, following a marriage of 66 years, with the judgment securing close to £1,000,000 for the wife. In the case of Kaur v Estate of Karnail Singh & Ors [2023] EWHC 304 (Fam), Mrs Kaur and her four daughters had been excluded from her husband’s will because he wished to leave...

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  • CoPComm Episode 2 Feb 23

    CoP Comm Episode 2 live now

    The second episode of CoP Comm, 3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) court of protection and community care podcast is now available. Hosted by Matthew Wyard, each episode covers two or three topics of current awareness, latest jurisprudence, and pointers for practice. The latest episode provides a round-up of recent court of protection and community care news, as well as delving into three important cases decided in January 2023: Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust...

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    £17,500 Costs Order on the Small Claims Track: Poor Mr Boswell

    3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings) Ashley Blood-Halvorsen discusses the case of Reed v Boswell (2022), a recent case involving a dispute between landlords over a common tenant, in which she represented the Defendant. The case in question saw the Claimant Mrs Reed bring a claim against Ashley’s client Mr Boswell alleging that he had given a ‘favourable’ reference for his tenant Mr Fernandes, who was to take up a tenancy from Mrs Reed. Mr Fernandes...

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