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 Advisory 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.
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.
Property and Estates
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:
- Breach of covenant
- Commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes
- Possession hearings.
• 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
• 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.
• Successfully acting for the administrators of an estate in possession proceedings concerning estate
• 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.
Aaron’s professional clients have provided the following feedback:
“Counsel was brilliant – very astute and calming”
"I have another matter to take to court concerning one of my residential properties - after today, I definitely want you to represent me again."
“…the Defendant was very happy with [his] assistance and has asked that we try and make sure [he is] available for the next one"
“Having attended the remote hearing as an observer, I was very impressed with [his] performance at the Trial… Nothing but positive feedback for Aaron”