Property and Estates News

3PB's Luke Nelson produces a practical guide for remote hearings during the Coronavirus lockdown

3PB Family and Property Law Barrister Luke Nelson has produced an updated practical guide to case management for remote hearings. Due to the Coronavirus lockdown, the legal sector (known for it’s old fashioned ways of working) is having to adapt quickly to working remotely. The checklist and practical guide to case management provides you with all […]

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Injunctions in the time of the Coronavirus

3PB Property barrister Antonietta Grasso reviews the alternative solutions available to those whose possession claims have been delayed due to the coronavirus lockdown. Click here to read Antonietta's briefing. Antonietta specialises in all property related matters, ranging from housing, boundary disputes, adverse possession, easements and restrictive covenants, landlord and tenant (both commercial and residential) and […]

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3PB produces new property law guide on Covid-19 and changing the locks in the lockdown

3PB Barristers' Property & Estates team has issued a new guide, authored by 3PB property barristers Charles Irvine and Rebecca Farrell, on the rights of commercial landlords and their tenants, both prior to the 2020 Act and now and offer practical solutions in these very challenging times for retailers and the commercial property sector. In […]

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3PB’s Commercial and Real Estate teams brief on issuing and defending insolvency proceedings

3PB has issued an urgent briefing to its insolvency clients and contacts about a new Temporary Insolvency Practice Direction (TIPD) which has been introduced to provide sensible solutions for court users during the current COVID-19 pandemic. This means continued absence of court appearances in person.

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Charles Irvine successfully defends Seaton House School in property dispute with bowling club

3PB property barrister Charles Irvine has successfully acted for Seaton House School, named Independent Preparatory School of the Year in 2018, at the recent trial of Carshalton Beeches Bowling Club Limited v Seaton House School Limited at the County Court at Central London. During a 3 day trial, Charles successfully represented the Defendant in a claim brought for a […]

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Record turnover for 3PB 

National chambers 3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) announces record turnover of £ 24.4 million, a rise of 12.6 % on last year’s £21.7 million; alongside fees per barrister (FPB) also growing on the back of 13.3 % growth on the previous year. After this record year 3PB has now set its sights on further expansion in Bristol, Birmingham and London. […]

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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 […]

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Commercial and property specialist barrister joins 3PB’s expanding Birmingham team

Neil Fawcett (2006 call) has joined 3PB‘s leading Commercial and Property teams. Neil  has a broad commercial and chancery practice and will be based in 3PB’s Birmingham Office in the landmark Colmore Building. In the property arena Neil acts for individuals, private companies and public bodies in relation to commercial property disputes, including multi-day High Court […]

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William Webster’s new planning law handbook attracts critical praise

3PB Barristers William Webster’s new seminal guide for planning practitioners - “Planning Law: A Practitioner's Handbook” – published by leading UK law publishers Wildy, Simmonds and Hill, has attracted critical praise from planning barrister Dr Ashley Bowes, Editor of the Journal of Planning & Environment Law,  in Thomson Reuters’ Book Reviews. The book undoubtedly provides […]

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