3PB specialist commercial barrister Poppy Watson analyses the recent case of The Federal Republic of Nigeria v Process & Industrial Developments Limited  EWHC 2638 (Comm).
Poppy is a busy member of 3PB’s Commercial team and advises a range of clients on contractual and commercial matters. Poppy’s recent success includes:
- defending a sole trader in a breach of contract claim concerning an alleged failure to provide services with the requisite skill and care
- defending a contractual claim concerning alleged defective work and a franchise agreement
- applying to set aside a default judgment of around £40,000 in a construction matter
- defending a claim relating to goods alleged to be unsatisfactory and unfit for purpose under the Consumer Rights Act 2015
Poppy also regularly appears in the winding-up court and represents individuals in bankruptcy petitions at the High Court.
The Federal Republic of Nigeria v Process & Industrial Developments Ltd: $11bn Arbitration Award Successfully Challenged for Serious Irregularity10th Nov 2023
“Thank you very much for assisting us with this matter, especially on such short notice. You have been excellent and I will be recommending you to others at my ﬁrm.” Instructing Solicitor
“I just wanted to confirm that I'm highly grateful of how Barrister Poppy Watson dealt with the hearing at Brentford County Court last week. She had prepared well for the case and was thorough and professional. Her attention to detail and listening skills were second to none. I'm very satisfied with the judgement; I couldn't have asked for a better Barrister!” Lay Client