Family

LATEST NEWS - Steven Howard represented the Guardian in the President's latest landmark decision

17th April 2014

Steven Howard represented the Guardian in the President's latest landmark decision Re S (a child) [2014]. The judgment primarily concerns when the court will permit ... read more

Family

Recommended by the Legal 500 Directory 2013/14 for its expertise at London Bar - within Family Law (including divorce and ancillary relief): "3PB’s Sheena Cassidy, who is ‘great with difficult opponents’."

Recommended by the Legal 500 Directory 2013/14 for its expertise in Western Circuit: 3PB’s Tanya Zabihi has ‘extensive mediation and negotiating skills’, and Tony Ward demonstrates ‘superb balance and incisiveness in cross-examination’. Rachael Goodall is ‘highly competent and well prepared’, and Nicola Martin ‘never disappoints’. Hayley Griffiths has a ‘natural ability to put even the most nervous client at ease’. Richard Tyson is ‘a master of his brief’, and Mark Elliott has ‘a fantastic ability to deal with very difficult litigants-in-person’. Also recommended are Hamish Dunlop, who ‘always conducts himself with the utmost professionalism’; Tom Tyler, who is ‘very meticulous, sharp and to the point’; and the ‘well-prepared and able’ Elisabeth Hudson. Tonia Clark and Lucy Hendry also stand out.

"3PB's ‘remarkably professional’ family law team is ‘expert in its field’ " LEGAL 500 UK DIRECTORY 2012/13

3PB’s progressive and established Family Law team offers high quality advice and representation to clients, dealing with all aspects of family law matters from the Family Proceedings Court to the Family Division of the High Court and the Court of Appeal. We are consistently recognised by the independent legal directories for our family law expertise and providing a first rate service to clients.

Our team offers strength and depth in all aspects of family law and our geographical spread enables us to supply committed dedicated advocates, both nationally and internationally, at very short notice.

We have members who are fluent in Spanish, French and Punjabi.

Our team are also regularly involved with other specialist groups such as Resolution and The National Domestic Violence Unit. All of our Family Law Group team are members of the Family Law Bar Association.

The tabs on the left will give you more information about what our specialist groups do within the team.

FIXED FEES

We are one of the first barristers’ chambers to offer fixed fees for Children Act work and our Limited Resource Scheme (for parties with limited assets involved in Ancillary Relief proceedings) has won us national acclaim and wide media coverage for being cost effective and user friendly.

Links to both schemes are here:

LIMITED RESOURCE MONEY                                                               FIXED FEE CHILDREN

TRAINING

Our team is fully CPD accredited by both the Law Society and the Bar Council to provide lectures and other tailored training sessions on topical issues and points of law. We provide seminars to both individual firms and Local Authorities.  For further details of our lecture programme or any in house training please contact Robert Leonard on 01202 292102.

SERVICE

Our members deal with matters promptly and efficiently with LAA claims lodged expeditiously. Our team deal with CCMS related quotes at first receipt of the papers.

Our dedicated and experienced professional team of clerks deal with all queries efficiently and quickly. We are available 24/7 and emergency contact numbers are on our website if required.

Conferences/Consultations can be arranged in any of our 5 locations – all of which have parking and video conferencing suites if required – or at a client’s office if more convenient.