3 Verulam Buildings is one of the foremost commercial sets of barristers' chambers in London, as its ranking in the legal directories confirms. Clients receive a service in which legal excellence is combined with commercial attitude. 3 Verulam Buildings is well known for its approachable style and the willingness of its members to work as part of a team with solicitors and clients.
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July 2014: 3VB is very pleased to welcome back Sir Stephen Silber as an Associate Member of Chambers. Sir Stephen provides Arbitrator and Mediator services. A link to his biography can be found here.
January 2014: 3 Verulam Buildings is delighted to announce that Tariq Baloch has joined Chambers. Tariq comes to Chambers from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and will further enhance Chambers' Arbitration and Commercial core practice areas. For more information about Tariq, please click here.
January 2014: Claims made against H M Government and individual Defendants, in which allegations of involvement in extra-judicial rendition and torture were made against officials of foreign sovereign states, have been struck out as offending against the doctrine of act of state: Judgment. Rory Phillips QC led for the successful Defendants in the first known application of the doctrine to a case of this kind.
December 2013: We congratulate Ali Malek QC, Ewan McQuater QC, Adrian Beltrami QC, Sonia Tolaney QC, Michael Lazarus, Christopher Harris and Adam Kramer who have been included in the new Chambers & Partners 100: UK Bar. The guide can be viewed here.
November 2013: Deutsche Bank wins $8bn court battle against Sebastian Holdings - Sonia Tolaney QC and James MacDonald acted on behalf of Deutsche Bank (as part of the Counsel team).
October 2013: We are delighted to inform you that on 3 October 2013 and at the Chambers and Partners Bar Awards, 3VB was awarded not only Banking and Finance Set of the Year but also Commercial Litigation Set of the Year.
We also extend our congratulations to Adrian Beltrami QC who was awarded Banking Silk of the Year.
October 2013: We are very pleased to announce that Stephen Penson has been made Deputy Senior Practice Manager. Stephen will be assisting our Senior Practice Manager, Paul Cooklin, in business development and client care.
September 2013: We are delighted to announce that Stephen Phillips QC has been appointed to be a Justice of the High Court with effect from 1 October 2013. He will be assigned to the Queen's Bench Division. We congratulate Stephen on his elevation to the Bench.
June 2013: We are delighted to announce that 3 Verulam Buildings has been awarded Chambers of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2013. The Awards Ceremony took place in Central London on 25 June 2013.