Technology & Construction

Technology & Construction

LATEST NEWS - 3PB Barrister Katie Lee examines how to deal with applications for relief from sanctions in the context of late disclosure of documents, following McTear v Engelhard

1st August 2016

In her latest article, 3PB’s Katie Lee looks at how to deal with applications for relief from sanctions in the context of late disclosure of ... read more


Chambers & Partners UK:
Commercial Dispute Resolution - South Eastern – Band 1

The commercial disputes team at 3PB has a strong reputation across a range of areas, including commercial property transactions, professional negligence, construction and insolvency.

Client service: “I have found that the 3PB clerks are very responsive and they have always found a barrister to assist me when the matter is urgent.”
Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2014

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Legal 500 Bar Directory – Rankings For 2015
Recommendations and Quotes


Construction – Leading juniors
Stuart Kennedy - Knows construction inside out.

REGIONAL BAR: Western Circuit

Construction, planning and environment – Leading juniors
Paul Newman - Very personable and approachable

Legal 500 Bar Directory – Rankings For 2014
Recommendations and Quotes


Stuart Kennedy - 3PB ‘A keen knowledgeable barrister.’

Ranked as a leading set Tier 2 in the Western Circuit

3PB acts for organisations across the construction and engineering sector on various domestic and international issues. Construction-related professional negligence is a growing area in chambers.

Paul Newman - 3PB ‘He is very personable and always understands what is required from him.’
Graeme Sampson - 3PB ‘He has expertise in a wide range of building and engineering disputes.’

Construction Law, by specialists, for over 40 years.

3PB Construction are specialist Construction barristers, providing advice and dispute resolution to the construction and technology sectors. We operate across the UK, and internationally.

Our expertise covers such areas as:

  • Building and engineering
  • Adjudication under the HGCRA 1996
  • Industrial processes
  • Negligence of professionals such as Architects and Engineers
  • Computers and information technology
  • The Internet
  • Commercial disputes involving complex technical issues

We have been advising clients, and representing them in legal proceedings, as advocates since the 1970s. As neutrals, our members are renowned for their expertise in determining disputes. We have the largest collection of FIDIC Adjudicators anywhere in the world.

Unlike many barristers’ chambers, a significant proportion of our members are qualified in a construction profession, in which they have previously practised. Through exposure at the first stages of their career, our barristers develop advocacy excellence.

Our services in outline:

Advocates - trusted legal advisors on your side

  • Representation
  • Legal advice
  • Negotiating
  • Drafting contracts and documents

Neutrals - deciding disputes

  • Dispute boards
  • Arbitrators
  • Adjudicators
  • Mediators
  • Early neutral evaluation
  • Expert review boards
  • Expert legal witnesses 

Client Testimonials

The staff … “continue to be helpful and cheery and the Practice Group Director, Steve Evers, has been doing a sterling job running this team for many years. He is on the ball and understands the industry”. (Instructing solicitor)