"3PB's ‘remarkably professional’ family law team is ‘expert in its field’ " LEGAL 500 UK DIRECTORY 2012/13
We are a well-established Family Law practice group which deal 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.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Ancillary relief
From very small to very large money cases
Cases involving experts, receivers and other complications
- Cases with an International dimension
- Children cases
(a) Public law
Care proceedings (in which members act for Local Authorities, Parents and Guardians) at all levels
Members are experienced in dealing with all aspects of allegations of sexual, physical and emotional abuse, including MSBP and severe cases of non-accidental injury
(b) Private Law
Dealing with Residence, Contact and Parental Responsibility and all other Private Law applications and remedies including cases where a Children’s Guardian has been appointed
- Child abduction,
- Divorce, Including contested divorce proceedings
- Domestic violence, Including applications for occupation orders and non-molestation orders.
- Human Rights
- Inheritance Act claims
- Judicial review
- Jurisdiction applications incorporating Hague Convention issues.
- Local Authorities, including advice to them on negligence, complaints and human rights issues
- Nullity involving bigamy and non consummation
- Professional Negligence in the conduct of ancillary relief
- Property matters
- Representation of the Official Solicitor and CAFCASS Legal
Including Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act issues
We have members who are fluent in Spanish, French, and Punjabi.
All our Family Law Group members are members of the Family Law Bar Association
Conferences can be arranged either at our Chambers in London, Bournemouth, Oxford, Winchester and Bristol or, if need be, at the offices of solicitors. Video-conferencing facilities are available at all our five centres and 3-way telephone conferences with solicitor and client can be arranged by appointment. Directions to any of our premises and information about transport and parking can be found on the Contact page.
Seminars, lectures and training
3PB is fully accredited by both the Law Society and the Bar Council to give lectures and other training sessions qualifying for Continuing Professional Development points for both professions. We provide both general lectures and seminars and also “bespoke” events for individual firms of Solicitors and Local Authorities.
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