Record year for 3PB in Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2024

A stellar year for barristers across the practice groups at 3PB Barristers has been recognised by Legal 500 with 145 rankings in the recently-published legal directory (published in October 2023).

3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) is the UK’s third largest chambers with national reach across 13 core practice areas and a number of specialist areas of expertise. This year’s results see a 12% increase on last year’s rankings with no less than five UK regions featuring in its rankings.

3PB’s counsel feature in 21 different areas of law across various Circuits (London, South Eastern, Western, Midlands and Chester and Wales).

Nowhere is this success more marked than in the Midlands where 3PB’s family law group now tops the regional rankings in all three family categories: Top Tier Family Law Chambers; Top for Children and Domestic Violence; and Top for Divorce and Financial Remedy. Barristers from the chancery/probate, clinical negligence and employment teams also feature in the Midlands section reflecting the wide spread of barristers available to clients from 3PB.

Clients interviewed by the Legal 500 praise 3PB as “a first class set”, “go-to set”, “a fantastic chamber with a great offering of counsel, training, off-the-cuff advice even when not instructed and a desire to go the extra mile to assist you”. “The clerking team is simply the best in class”, with “excellent market knowledge”, “always able to help and support when someone requires assistance, even at the last minute”.

Clients also commented that: “3PB is a strong set of very knowledgeable and confident barristers. They will always go above and beyond to try and find someone available for cases,””3PB is a go-to chamber. It offers barristers with a huge breadth of expertise. Barristers are approachable and client-focused, ” and “3PB is the leading set in Birmingham. It has a huge amount of experience across many areas of law, particularly family law. ”

Simon Astill, Chief Executive at 3PB, said: “This year’s Legal 500 results yet again outline the breadth and depth of talent 3PB offers across all our practice groups to our nationwide customer base. We thank our clients and peers for taking part in the Legal 500 research and for rewarding us with this result.”