3PB is a highly successful Barristers' Chambers with offices in London, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford, and Winchester. Celebrating its 123rd anniversary in December 2015 and currently with 177 barristers, 3PB is also proud to be one of the oldest and largest barristers chambers in the UK.

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This large set is spread across five locations: London, Bournemouth, Bristol, Oxford and Winchester. Commentators report that chambers manages to maintain the same universally high client service across all five locations. 3PB sets out to provide its clients with a comprehensive, professional and skilled advocacy and advisory service, and clients happily report they are satisfied with our legal expertise. One also noted that “the quality of service and client care is so good it’s one of the key reasons we keep going back to them.” The clerking team receives the bulk of the praise, with commentators finding that “the clerks are proactive and easy to work with.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2015

“3PB has continued to provide the breadth and quality of service that impresses market commentators, "getting almost impossible results time after time." ”
(Crime – Leading set – Western Bar - Band 1)

“The chambers is praised for the high quality of its individual counsel, with whom solicitors enjoy strong working relationships”.
(Clinical Negligence – Western Bar – Band 2)

“Oxford-based 3PB is one of the leading sets on the South Eastern Circuit for commercial litigation. It is well regarded for its advisory and advocacy work on a range of matters...”
(Commercial Dispute Resolution – South Eastern Circuit – Band 1)

"This sizeable set... is distinguished by its broad geographical; spread across Southern England and sources attribute its success to "excellent service and fabulous clerking".

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Legal 500 Bar Directory 2014

3PB is ‘a very helpful, friendly and organised set’, with ‘highly reliable counsel’, who are strong across the civil, criminal and family law spectrum. ‘There are a large number of members so the set can consequently deal with a variety of matters crossing all areas of the law’. It is also praised for providing value for money and ‘an extremely professional service’. The practice managers are ‘always approachable’, ‘well informed’ and ‘commercially practical on fees’

3PB are pleased that a number of their barristers have been recommended by the Legal 500 Directory 2014, recognising the strength and depth of expertise in several practice areas. Their Bristol annex was singled out as a top chambers for the level of service provided to clients. 

3PB provides "a Rolls Royce service; right from head of chambers at the top, to junior clerks"

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Latest 3PB News

November 24 2015:

Louis Weston represented the BHA in the prosecution under the Rules of Racing ...read more

November 23 2015:

3PB Education Team provide SEND litigation training session ...read more

November 23 2015:

Court of Appeal holds that immigration detention in prison pending deportation does not breach Article 5 ECHR ...read more

November 20 2015:

Joe England successfully gains permission to appeal regarding Protected Disclosures and s.43K Employment Rights Act 1996 ...read more

November 18 2015:

Oliver Powell part of GLS Prosecution Team of the Year 2015 ...read more

November 16 2015:

3PB are deeply saddened by the death of His Honour John Main QC ...read more

November 10 2015:

Oliver Powell & Sheena Cassidy invited to give FCA Seminar ...read more

November 10 2015:

Cheryl Jones of 3PB advises sister in High Court case over mother’s funeral ...read more

November 4 2015:

3PB Mo Bros having a hairy time ...read more

November 2 2015:

3PB welcomes new tenants Olivia Ford, David Jenkins and Andrew Bousfield ...read more

October 30 2015:

3PB’s legal and professional service endorsed by clients ...read more

October 29 2015:

Peter Collie of 3PB speaks at FIDIC International Contract Users' conference ...read more

October 27 2015:

Nigel Lickley QC, leading Robert Courts, instructed by Oxfordshire County Council ...read more

October 27 2015:

Michael Vere-Hodge QC & Oliver Powell instructed in high profile MCA Prosecution ...read more

October 26 2015:

3PB elects new Head and Deputy Head of Chambers ...read more

October 26 2015:

Ian Lawrie QC appointed Circuit Judge on the Western Circuit ...read more

October 23 2015:

Hamish Dunlop, Head of Family Law Group, provides insightful commentary on Sharland and Gohill cases ...read more

October 22 2015:

Louis Weston wins Best Sports Lawyer UK 2015 award ...read more

October 22 2015:

Paul Newman, 3PB barrister sponsors the 2015 Mather-Johnson lecture as Chairman of CIArb Wales Branch ...read more

October 16 2015:

Adam Hiddleston appointed Circuit Judge on the South Eastern Circuit ...read more

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