3PB Direct

Do you have a summary of guidance for students looking to challenge their GCSE results?

Yes, we have created this FAQ document. GCSE results 2020 - Key questions and answers for students by 3PB Barristers ... Read more

Can I obtain information about what my teachers said about me in relation to GCSE results?

Yes. Issue a “Subject Access Request” to find out information to support you in pushing for an appeal about your... Read more

I don’t agree with the centre assessment GSCE grade that I was given by my teachers. What can I do?

Your school or college submitted the grades it believes you were most likely to achieve if exams had gone ahead. We know... Read more

I think there might have been a mistake when my school or college submitted my centre assessment grade for GCSEs

You can ask your school or college to check whether it made an administrative error when submitting your centre... Read more

On what grounds can an appeal against GCSE results be brought?

The Appeals guidance for students was updated on 19 August 2020. This states: "GCSE, AS, A level, extended project... Read more

What is the appeal process for GCSE results?

The very latest Ofqual GCSE guidance (released on 20 August) is here.: Ofqual has also updated its formal appeals... Read more

What do I do if my centre assessed GSCE grade or standardised grade is still not enough to get me to where I need to go next?

Call your college or sixth form or future employer or over the next few days via phone or email using its “contact... Read more

What GSCE grade should I receive?

The grade you receive on 20 August 2020 should be the higher of either: a. Your centre assessed grade b. Your... Read more

What is ‘Direct Access’?

Members of the public can now go directly to a barrister for legal advice or representation without having to instruct a... Read more

What are the advantages of instructing a barrister on a direct access basis?

The main advantage direct access is that it could potentially save you money, since you would be paying for a barrister... Read more

What is the difference between the services offered by a barrister and a solicitor?

The historic difference between what a barrister does and what a solicitor does has become less obvious over the last... Read more

What can a barrister do for me? What are they not allowed to do?

A barrister may: Appear on your behalf at court. Give you legal advice. Draft legal documents for you, such... Read more

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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