3PB Direct

3PB Direct launched in England and Wales in June 2019 offering this online service allowing members of the public and directors of small and medium sized businesses to work directly with a barrister, to easily obtain a fixed fee quote, accept a quote, make pre-payment, upload papers and communicate with the barrister or our team of staff.

3PB Direct is a new website and offer from barristers at 3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) who have offered lawyers in a direct access service since is 2004 when barristers were first permitted to act directly. We now have substantial numbers of cases and levels of work from small and medium-sized businesses, trade associations and regulators as well as members of the public, all able to instruct us directly, without having to use a solicitor.

There are over 120 barristers at 3PB Direct – the largest contingent available in a barristers chambers in the UK – who advise in all areas of law, and are licensed to accept your instructions directly. 3PB Direct lawyers specialise in providing expert legal opinions and advice, drafting legal documents, attending court or tribunal or hearing and representing you as your advocate, and representing you at a mediation or arbitration. You will get exceptional high levels of skill when advocacy is required to present your case or you need some legal advice.

Most barristers do not conduct litigation, although 3PB Direct do have lawyers who have a special licence to do so – but we can offer you the support of a complete paralegal support and administration of the case from beginning to end using contacts of ours, like such as PX Partners.

Why go direct to a barrister?

There are clear benefits to you of in instructing a barrister directly:

  • You will save money, as you’ll only be paying for one lawyer (a barrister as opposed to a barrister and a solicitor.
  • You will deal directly with that specialist barrister throughout your case.
  • You will be able to discuss the matter with them by phone, email, secure (split screen) video link, Skype or by any other agreed method you may choose.
  • You get increased continuity as your case is being handled by one individual, not a firm.
  • You’ll have no surprises as 3PB Direct have agreed fixed fees in advance of work being undertaken.
  • You’ll have complete transparency on fees and you can keep control of your legal costs.

What should I do next?

The first step will be to contact us by phone, email or click here to complete our online enquiry form. We will immediately start helping you to find the right barrister.

One of our team will contact you by telephone or by email to run through your enquiry form or speak to you about your case and advise you of your best options. You will be asked to send the 3PB Direct lawyer as much detailed information about your case as you have so that they can review your instructions and provide a fee estimate for the work required. We may also come back to you and say you’d be better using a different lawyer.

3PB Direct launched in England and Wales in June 2019 offering this online service allowing members of the public and directors of small and medium sized businesses to work directly with a barrister, to easily obtain a fixed fee quote, accept a quote, make pre-payment, upload papers and communicate with the barrister or our team of staff.

3PB Direct is a new website and offer from barristers at 3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) who have offered lawyers in a direct access service since is 2004 when barristers were first permitted to act directly. We now have substantial numbers of cases and levels of work from small and medium-sized businesses, trade associations and regulators as well as members of the public, all able to instruct us directly, without having to use a solicitor.

Chat to one of the 3PB team online

Call +44 (0)3333 231 586, send us an email or chat to the 3PB Direct team online:

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How to instruct a barrister

Our experienced team of specially-trained clerks make instructing a 3PB Direct barrister simple. Watch our video for a step-by-step guide on how to work with us to achieve a resolution to your legal issue.

We’ll be here every step of the way to support and guide you through the legal challenges at hand.

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