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Commercial update: Good faith and ‘matching’ in commercial contracts

Neil Fawcett analyses the Commercial Court’s recent decision in New Balance Athletics, Inc v Liverpool Football Club and Athletic Grounds Ltd [2019] EWHC 2837 (Comm), as part of LexisPSL’s Case Analysis Expert Panels. The case analyses the interpretation of an implied term of good faith, as well principles of construction in relation to contracts of […]

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3PB's Employment and Discrimination Newsletter - November 2019

Richard Owen-Thomas edits 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Sarah Bowen, Katherine Anderson, Grace Nicholls and Naomi Webber. Case summaries cover: Bessong v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust UKEAT/0247/18/JOJ - Third party harassment Mustard v Flowers & Ors [2019] EWHC 2623 (QB) - Covert recording in a PI claim: ramifications for Employment […]

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Mark Green appears in EAT and Court of Appeal on issues of dishonesty and limitation

In the EAT case of Humankind Charity (formerly Blenheim CDP) v Gittens (judgment not yet available), Mark Green (instructed by Ellis Whittam) successfully represented the Appellant. Ms Gittens was dismissed for misconduct, following an allegation of dishonesty. The Employment Tribunal found that the Respondent had fairly dismissed her but went on to find that she […]

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3PB's Tom Evans and Tim Bradbury in successful South Coast prosecutions

3PB's criminal law barristers Tim Bradbury and Tom Evans successfully prosecuted jewellery thieves. Earlier this year, in March 2019, an armed raid took place at J Franses Jewellers in Bournemouth and over £600,000 worth of jewellery and watches was stolen. Following a trial at Southampton Crown Court, three defendants have been found guilty for their […]

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3PB calls for Australia-style laws after Grenfell Phase 1 Report

Two of 3PB’s specialist construction barristers have today called for Australia-style legislation for the house and building construction industry after the Grenfell Report. This morning, the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, chaired by Rt Hon Sir Martin Moore-Bick, delivered its Phase 1 Report.  The publicity leading to the report foreshadowed conclusions that will make uncomfortable reading for […]

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We are sad to announce the passing of Graham Kean

It is with regret and sadness that we announce the passing of Graham Kean. From the day he qualified as a Solicitor in 1976, Graham appeared in court almost every day. Graham initially worked at solicitors firms, in both Oxford and Bristol, practising in criminal and family cases. It was not long before Graham established […]

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Commercial and property specialist barrister joins 3PB’s expanding Birmingham team

Neil Fawcett (2006 call) has joined 3PB‘s leading Commercial and Property teams. Neil  has a broad commercial and chancery practice and will be based in 3PB’s Birmingham Office in the landmark Colmore Building. In the property arena Neil acts for individuals, private companies and public bodies in relation to commercial property disputes, including multi-day High Court […]

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