Forthcoming Events & Seminars

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    2020 Trade Marks Webinar - 3 November

    Date: Tuesday 3rd Nov 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    3PB Barristers are hosting a free Intellectual Property Webinar via Zoom on Tuesday 3 November at 11:00am. Focusing on trade marks, the webinar will be led by intellectual property specialists Victoria Jones and Nicole Bollard. Victoria Jones will review "Protection of shapes in 2020: Trade Marks, Copyright and IPR Cumulation". ‘Extremely strong technically, commercial and has excellent attention to detail. She is a first point of call for all complex soft IP disputes.’ Legal 500 2021/Intellectual Property/Leading Juniors/London Nicole Bollard will…

Previous Events & Seminars

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    Business Interruption Insurance

    Date: Tuesday 13th Oct 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom.

    3PB barristers David Berkley QC, David Parratt QC (Scot) and Neil Fawcett are hosting a webinar on Tuesday 13 October at 11am to advise businesses on claims for lost profits following a landmark decision in the FCA's Business Interruption Insurance case. The test case of Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance (UK) Ltd. and Ors [2020] EWHC 2448 (Comm) which was handed down last week in a 160-page judgement, provides some interesting points for businesses - and their lawyers - looking to…

  • Settlement negotiations update Oct 2020

    Settlement Negotiations Webinar with Nestor - 1 October

    Date: Thursday 1st Oct 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
    Venue: Via Zoom

    3PB Barristers and Nestor are hosting a free Settlement Negotiations Webinar via Zoom on Thursday 1 October at 11am. 3PB Barrister Duncan McNair will review the art and method of “Settlement Negotiations”, including how to determine your own valuation; explaining the valuation to the client; negotiation tactics and how to achieve the best result for your client. Duncan McNair practices in personal injury and clinical negligence, enjoying a substantial advisory and court practice handling complex and catastrophic cases. He acts for both…

  • Settlement, ADR and costs

    Date: Tuesday 16th Jun 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    3PB commercial barristers David Parratt QC and Rebecca Farrell are hosting a webinar on settlement, ADR and costs. The touchstone of Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) procedure is that parties enter into it voluntarily. However, there is an increasing body of case law that suggests ADR should be seriously considered before and/or in the course of litigation in order to avoid adverse cost consequences. David Parratt QC and Rebecca Farrell consider the development of the case law…

  • Informalities - Execution of documents in the time of Covid-19

    Date: Wednesday 3rd Jun 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    In recent years, the courts and the Law Commission have been grappling with the formality requirements for documents (especially deeds). In the age of virtual meetings and the rise of electronic communications, 3PB commercial barristers Cheryl Jones, Charles Irvine and Christopher Edwards are hosting a timely webinar on those issues, covering: A brief summary of the position on formality requirements; Electronic signatures and attesting in light of Wood v Commercial First Business Ltd (in liquidation)…

  • Lockdown lessons for litigators

    Date: Tuesday 19th May 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    Lockdown lessons for litigators 3PB barristers Joseph Giret QC, Alexander Whatley, Oliver Ingham and Rebecca Farrell are hosting a webinar on Tuesday 19 May at 11am. Our 3PB commercial barristers will bring you a round-up of the latest judgments from the courts arising during the coronavirus period. They’ll draw out the implications for litigators running cases during COVID:19 and for those looking ahead to see how judgments may play out over the next few months. What do recent…

  • Business Interruption Insurance Claims

    Date: Wednesday 13th May 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    Businesses with insurance policies covering business interruption have increasingly found that insurers are reluctant to pay out under the terms of their cover in order to meet growing costs which threaten the survival of businesses nationwide and the livelihoods of those they employ. 3PB Commercial Barristers David Berkley QC and Neil Fawcett are hosting a webinar covering: Introduction to BII claims. Which businesses can make claims? How much can businesses claim? How to make a claim. Funding…

  • COVID:19 Force Majeure clauses

    Date: Tuesday 5th May 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    3PB barristers David Parratt QC and Richard Owen-Thomas host a webinar on Force Majeure Clauses and COVID:19. They will cover: What is a force majeure clause? What are the constituent elements? Anticipation and forseeability What kind of things constitute force majeure? Causation and impact Proof? What does the Party have to do to make the Claim? The consequences for the Contract if there is a valid Claim Does the claiming party have to mitigate? Is…

  • COVID-19: Changes to insolvency law - Tuesday 28 April

    Date: Tuesday 28th Apr 2020
    Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Venue: Via Zoom

    Cheryl Jones, Charles Irvine and Rebecca Farrell invite you to their COVID-19 insolvency law and practice update. The format of the update is a webinar. The team will focus on various groups operating in the insolvency sphere currently and challenges they face during the pandemic, including: Directors and in particular the suspension of wrongful trading provisions; Companies; employees and creditors in a potential administration, using the decision of Re Carluccio’s Limited [2020] EWHC 886(Ch) as…

  • CITMA Lecture with IP Barrister Victoria Jones at 3PB's Birmingham Chambers - 10 July 2019

    Date: Wednesday 10th Jul 2019
    Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Venue: Venue: 3PB's Birmingham Chambers, The Colmore Building, Colmore Circus, Birmingham B4 6AT

    3PB Barristers are delighted to host CITMA's first Midlands lecture of the year at their Birmingham Chambers. Programme Outline Recent trade mark decisions are beginning to impact the future of trade mark applications: 3PB IP Barrister Victoria Jones will share her insights and forecasts, outlining what we can now register as a trade mark, and the specifications applied to marks. Victoria will also review the CJEU reference in Sky v SkyKick, where the telecoms giant claimed…

  • 3PB's Seminar: The 'Living Pilot' - The Disclosure Pilot for the Business and Property Courts - London 12th June

    Date: Wednesday 12th Jun 2019
    Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Venue: Venue: 3PB's London Chambers, 3 Paper Buildings, Temple, London EC4Y 7EU

    3PB Barristers' Commercial Group invites you to our breakfast seminar at 3 Paper Buildings on Wednesday 12th June. Rebecca Farrell reviews the Disclosure Pilot which commenced on 1st January 2019 and discusses its applicability and the key obligations it places on parties. The presentation will include a review of recent case law updates including the decisions of Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court, in UTB LLC v Sheffield United Limited [2019] EWHC 914 (Chd) Mr Justice Andrew…

  • 3PB's Seminar: the effects of EU Withdrawal for Commercial Lawyers - 7th May Birmingham

    Date: Tuesday 7th May 2019
    Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Venue: Venue: 3PB's Birmingham Chambers, The Colmore Building, 20 Colmore Circus, Birmingham, B4 6AT

    3PB Barristers' Commercial Group invites you to our evening seminar at The Colmore Building on Tuesday 7th May. The UK's impending withdrawal from the European Union on 'exit day' will bring in the most significant legislative change to occur in a generation. Our seminar aims to provide a practical guide to those changes for Commercial practitioners. 3PB's Head of Chambers David Berkley QC, Seb Oram and Max Schofield will explain the effect of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act…

  • A forward view on insolvency litigation - A Seminar by Grant Thornton, Annecto Law and 3PB Barristers - Bristol 1 April

    Date: Monday 1st Apr 2019
    Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Venue: Venue: Grant Thornton, 2 Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0EL

    We are delighted to invite you to this joint Insolvency Law seminar on the 1st April 2019. Cheryl Jones, a Barrister and Deputy Insolvency Judge at 3PB, will give a view on the recent rule change on disclosure and share her thoughts on some interesting recent cases. Grant Thornton's Fred Brown, will consider an expert’s view on the challenges experts face in legal proceedings and how best to address them. Mark Beaumont from Annecto Legal Funding, will…