Aaron Mayers

Aaron Mayers

Year of Call: 2018
Email Address: aaron.mayers@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 01865 793736

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Overview

Commercial and chancery barrister Aaron Mayers joined 3PB in 2021. He has already developed an impressive commercial and property litigation portfolio, whilst building a strong rapport with a number of clients in London and throughout the Western Circuit.

Aaron graduated with a First Class Law degree, before obtaining a BPTC qualification and being called to the Bar in 2018. Aaron is also an ADR-ODR qualified civil mediator.

Before commencing pupillage with 3PB in 2020, Aaron worked within the commercial litigation team at Signature Litigation in London and also with Baker & Partners in Jersey (Channel Islands). His work was particularly focused on developing litigation strategy and providing commercially viable advice in complex and high-value commercial and trusts disputes. As a result, Aaron gained experience in advising and representing businesses in different jurisdictions in a wide range of trusts and contractual matters. Aaron has an acute awareness and understanding of the needs of solicitors and clients, and maintains a strong knowledge of offshore and multi-jurisdictional dispute handling and case law.

Aaron also has experience working in the charities sector and holds a number of Trustee and Advistory Board positions. He is currently a Trustee and Executive Board member at Bridging the Bar, a charity dedicated to promoting equality of opportunity in the legal profession.

In his spare time, Aaron enjoys travelling, investing, reading and playing football.

 

Recent experience

Some of Aaron’s recent cases include:

  • Successfully appealing two orders on behalf of a UAE-based bank in a debt recovery dispute.
  • Successfully defending an international car manufacturer in relation to a claim for a defective vehicle under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
  • Obtaining a strike out and summary judgment application on behalf of a UK-based international consumer technology manufacturer.
  • Obtaining judgment and costs on behalf of a residential freeholder in a construction dispute.
  • Obtaining judgment and P36 costs in a contractual dispute on behalf of a national media publishing company.

Expertise

  • Property
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    Aaron has a wide range of experience in both residential and commercial property disputes. His understanding of the issues which typically affect both landlords and tenants enables him to provide solutions-oriented and commercially viable advice whilst collaborating with his clients.

    In recent months, Aaron’s property practice has been focused on the following areas:
    - Nuisance
    - Trespass
    - Easements
    - Breach of covenant
    - Commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes
    - Possession hearings.

    Current cases:

    • Acting for a commercial leaseholder in a dispute pertaining to leasehold enfranchisement.
    • Advising and drafting pleadings for a commercial leaseholder in relation to a claim for breach of
    covenant and defective premises.
    • Advising and drafting Particulars of Claim for a residential landlord in a claim for rent arrears and
    property damage.
    • Advising a residential freeholder in a claim for an injunction and non-pecuniary damages in relation to
    nuisance and trespass.
    • Numerous possessions hearings under sections 8 and 21 of the Housing Act 1998.

    Recent cases:

    • Successfully acting for the administrators of an estate in possession proceedings concerning estate
    property.
    • Advising residential freeholders in relation to a dispute involving excessive user and trespass.
    • Advising and drafting a Defence and Counterclaim on behalf of a commercial leaseholder and
    guarantor in a claim involving rent arrears and breach of covenant.
    • Drafting pleadings for a residential freeholder in a dispute with a real estate development firm
    involving trespass to land.
    • Advising and drafting pleadings in relation to several residential freeholders and leaseholders in
    disputes involving trespass, nuisance and harassment.

  • Commercial
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    Aaron has a wide range of experience in commercial disputes. His client focused approach enables him to
    provide accurate and commercially viable advice whilst collaborating with his clients. He accepts instructions to
    provide advice, draft pleadings and represent clients in litigation and mediation.

    In recent months, Aaron’s commercial practice has been focused on the following areas:
    - Contractual disputes
    - Debt recovery
    - Consumer goods disputes
    - Supply of goods and services disputes
    - Various interim applications

    Aaron’s current casework includes:
    • Acting for a construction sole trader in a contractual dispute concerning the Consumer Rights Act
    2015.
    • Advising and drafting pleadings for a homeowner in a contractual dispute with a construction company
    pertaining to off-premises selling.
    • Advising and drafting pleadings in relation to a claim under the Sale of Goods and Services Act 1982
    pertaining to services provided by a vehicle garage.
    • Advising and drafting pleadings in a claim under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 pertaining to the
    purchase of multiple defective caravans.
    • Advising and drafting pleadings for a shipping company in a dispute involving contractual liabilities as
    well as personal injury.

    Some of Aaron’s recent cases include:
    • Successfully appealing two orders on behalf of a UAE-based bank in a debt recovery dispute.
    • Successfully defending an international car manufacturer in relation to a claim for a defective vehicle
    under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
    • Obtaining a strike out and summary judgment application on behalf of a n international consumer
    technology manufacturer.
    • Obtaining judgment and costs on behalf of a residential freeholder in a construction dispute.
    • Obtaining judgment and P36 costs in a contractual dispute on behalf of a national media publishing
    company.

  • Articles
    • Supreme Court guidance on non-compete clauses

      Harcus Sinclair LLP and another (Respondents) v Your Lawyers Ltd (Appellant) [2021] UKSC 32

      David Kemeny and Aaron Mayers analyse Harcus Sinclair LLP and another (Respondents) v Your Lawyers Ltd (Appellant) [2021] UKSC 32 in which the Supreme Court considers whether, in determining a promisee’s legitimate interests, a court can take into account what the parties thought (assessed objectively at the time it was signed) would occur as a consequence of entering into an NDA containing a restraint of trade clause, in addition to the express and implied provisions of the contract itself.

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  • Recommendations

    Aaron’s professional clients have provided the following feedback:

    “Counsel was brilliant – very astute and calming”

    Solicitor 

    "I have another matter to take to court concerning one of my residential properties - after today, I definitely want you to represent me again."

    Lay Client

    “…the Defendant was very happy with [his] assistance and has asked that we try and make sure [he is] available for the next one"

    Solicitor

    “Having attended the remote hearing as an observer, I was very impressed with [his] performance at the Trial… Nothing but positive feedback for Aaron”

    Solicitor

Academic qualifications

  • LLB Law, First Class Honours - University of Westminster (2015)
  • Bar Professional Training Course (part-time), Very Competent - BPP Holborn (2016-2018)
  • ADR ODR Qualified Mediator Accreditation (2018)

Scholarships

  • Major Exhibition Award - Inner Temple
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award - Inner Temple
  • 4x4 Advocacy Award - BPP University