3PB construction barrister James Davison writes for Construction Law magazine
8th August 2019
3PB's James DavisonJames DavisonCall: 1996 has written a piece for July's edition of Construction Law magazine alongside Anne Wright of Lawrence Stephens.
The article provides practical guidance on selecting an expert witness, and advises witnesses how to behave once appointed.
3PB’s Peter Collie is one of the panel of experts speaking at tomorrow’s Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ free webinar on Wednesday 25th August @ 9:30 am GMT +1. Click here to register. When it was introduced 25 years ago, adjudication was intended to provide a quick-fire, low-cost mechanism for resolving construction disputes. Since that time, concerns developed that the process was becoming a prohibitively expensive option for dealing with lower value disputes. Some argue that...Continue reading
What next for aluminium cladding?
Watch a discussion of the legal issues surrounding aluminium cladding in the UK in the context of developments elsewhere in the world, notably in Australia. David Parratt QC and Philip Bambagiotti, specialist construction law barristers at 3PB, share their thoughts in this short video:Continue reading
Seb Oram on the implications of Supreme Court case Triple Point v PTT  for commercial and construction practitioners
3PB’s specialist commercial and construction barrister Seb Oram (pictured here) has analysed the Supreme Court case Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Co Ltd  UKSC 29 for Lexis Nexis. This case is significant for those who draft commercial contracts (particularly construction and technology contracts) in which parties include provisions to quantify damages in advance, or to cap their liabilities. It is also significant for commercial litigators, since it explains when and how such...Continue reading
David Parratt QC (Scot) speaks at RICS event
David Parratt QC (Scot) spoke at the RICS Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) Wider Vision Symposium Programme on the topic of 'Thinking differently about disputes in a changing environment'. Speaking about the quality of expert evidence from a QC perspective alongside Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC and Oliver Radley-Gardner QC, the panel discussed the growing concern, again, in the English and Scottish courts over the quality of expert evidence in valuation and other cases.Continue reading