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 180 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 that “they do exactly what it says on the tin.” 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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Paul Newman, Chairman of the CIARb Wales Branch and barrister speaks at Legal Wales Conference 2015 ...read more

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Paul Newman, has accepted Arbrix’s invitation to appear as guest speaker ...read more

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

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Oliver Powell & Sheena Cassidy invited to speak at Female Fraud Forum ...read more

October 1 2015:

3PB celebrates its 25th anniversary in style at the Great Hall ...read more

September 30 2015:

Ian Lawrie QC & Oliver Powell invited to speak at Holman Fenwick Willan ...read more

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