Commercial update: Validating service – no special rules for litigants in person
8th March 2018
What provides good reason for validating irregular service of a claim form?
Hugh-Guy Lorriman analyses the Supreme Court’s most recent contribution to the issue (Barton v. Wright Hassall LLP  UKSC 12). Read the full briefing here
Hugh-Guy is a pupil barrister with an interest in Commercial Law. View his profile hereHugh-Guy LorrimanCall: 2014.
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3PB examines truth in business and property cases and enhanced measures for the taking and making of witness statements
3PB commercial and property Silk Joseph Giret QC (pictured here) and 3PB pupil barrister Amanda Fernandez examine the impact of Practice Direction 57AC on Witness Evidence at Trial (“PD57AC”). This will apply to witness statements for use at trials in the Business and Property Courts, specifically to claims issued next week - after 6 April 2021 - or to existing proceedings where the witness statements for trial are signed on or after 6 April 2021....Continue reading
David Parratt QC (Scot) and law firm Brodies talk of Brexit and the future of business disputes in Europe
3PB’s international arbitration expert David Parratt QC (Scot) joins forces with Ken MacDonald from law firm Brodies LLP to record a podcast for Brodies latest episode in their ‘’Building Resilience Series’’. In this podcast David Parratt and Ken MacDonald discuss what the impact of the UK’s new relationship with the EU means for settling disputes and why businesses should be thinking about international arbitration as the best dispute resolution clause in contracts. To instruct David...Continue reading
Top arbitrator and litigator David Parratt QC joins 3PB
3PB Head of Chambers David Berkley QC is delighted to announce that barrister and former Advocate David Parratt QC (call: 1999/Silk: 2017) has joined full-time from Arnot Manderson Chambers in Scotland, having previously been a door tenant with the national chambers. David (pictured here) is a leading counsel for international and UK arbitrations and also has experience acting as arbitrator. He is renowned for his work in commercial, construction, engineering and energy disputes. He has...Continue reading