3RB Awards the Twentieth Du Cann Memorial Prize

Congratulations to Alexander (Zander) Goss, winner of this year’s Gray’s Inn Moot Competition, and of the Three Raymond Buildings Du Cann Prize for Excellence in Advocacy. Richard Du Cann QC was one of the foremost – and formidable – advocates of his generation, a student and later a Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn, […]


Former Chief Secretary of Hong Kong appeal

Hugo Keith QC appeared in the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal representing one of the appellants in the corruption case concerning the former Chief Secretary of Hong Kong, Rafael Hui. Click here to read the article from Shanghai Daily


Officers cleared of misconduct and gross misconduct

Two officers have been cleared of wrongdoing after transporting a suspect to a police station with a pillow case on his head. Ailsa Williamson represented the officers. Click here to read the article from the Birmingham Mail


Rachel Barnes joins ‘children in conflict’ international inquiry panel

The new Inquiry on Protecting Children in Conflict – which will aim to halt the widespread violation of children’s rights in conflict zones – was unveiled by the UN Special Envoy for Global Education and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown in a speech at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 19 April […]


Duggan Inquest Appeal Verdict

The Court of Appeal have rejected the appeal into the verdict following the Inquest into the death of Mark Duggan Hugo Keith QC and Sarah Le Fevre represented the Metropolitan Police Service Click here to read the article from the BBC


Businessman cleared of manslaughter

Aaron Brown, a prominent businessman, was today cleared of manslaughter by gross negligence. Trevor Burke QC represented Mr Brown. Click here to read the article from the BBC


Victoria Gayle sentenced

Victoria Gayle has been sentenced for preventing the lawful burial of her son, whose body she kept hidden in a spare bedroom, and later in a garden shed. It was not discovered until over ten years after the child’s death, by which time it was no longer possible to establish a cause of death. Bill […]


Thomas Orchard death in custody

Verdict returned in trial of custody sergeant for gross negligence manslaughter. Patrick Gibbs QC represented Sergeant Kingshott Click here to read the article from the Guardian


Southwark Council ordered to pay over £500,000

On 28th February 2017, the London Borough of Southwark was sentenced following guilty pleas to four fire safety offences which occured between 2006 and 2009 which were discovered after a serious fire at Lakanal House, a multi occupied tower block owned by the Council. LBS was sentenced to a fine of £270,000 and ordered to […]


Clive Nicholls QC

We are very sad to announce that Clive Nicholls QC died on Thursday 9th February 2017 following a fall at his home in Devon 3 weeks earlier. Clive has been a member of chambers since his call 60 years ago, and was Head of Chambers from 1994 until 2010.  He was hugely respected in his […]