Commercial News

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 […]

Continue reading

The assessing science authority and proportionality in judicial review (R (on the application of Actegy Ltd) v Advertising Standards Authority) - an analysis by Max Schofield

Max Schofield analyses, for LexisPSL, the practical implications of the Admin Court’s decision in  R (on the application of Actegy Ltd) v Advertising Standards Authority Ltd [2019] EWHC 2374 (Admin). This article was first published by Lexis®PSL on 12/09/2019. Click here to read Max's analysis. View Max Schofield's profile here.

Continue reading

Commercial update: Access to accounting information under Share Purchase Agreements - an analysis by Seb Oram

Seb Oram analyses, for LexisPSL, the recent decision in Zedra Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd v. The Hut Group Ltd [2019] EWHC 2191 (Comm), in which the Commercial Court considered what rights one party to a Share Purchase Agreement has against the other, to access information about the company after completion of the sale. This article […]

Continue reading

Top arbitrator QC joins 3PB

Head of Chambers David Berkley QC is delighted to announce that David Parratt QC, Barrister and Advocate, has joined 3PB Barristers from Crown Office Chambers. He is one of the leading Silks in Scotland for international and UK arbitrations and has experience both as counsel and arbitrator. He is renowned for his work in commercial, […]

Continue reading

3PB’s Blood-Halvorsen authors review of UK and international cannabis regulations and compliance

Pupil barrister Ashley Blood-Halvorsen has been working for the last 18 months on a review of global reforms of cannabis law, that has just been published by a working party of the Society of Conservative Lawyers (SCL). The new report “Cannabis: A look at sweeping global change” was authored by Ashley and Simon Randall CBE of […]

Continue reading

3PB Max Schofield to speak at EANOVAT annual VAT conference at Leeds University on 6 September

3PB VAT specialist Max Schofield has been invited to speak at EANOVAT's 5th annual VAT conference. Entitled Can (EU) VAT Contribute to a Fairer Society?​, the conference will be held at the Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP), School of Law, University of Leeds (UK), on September 6th, 2019.​ ​Full programme and online registration​ are […]

Continue reading

Victoria Jones to speak at CITMA lecture at 3PB's Birmingham Chambers on 10 July

3PB Barristers are delighted to host CITMA's first Midlands lecture of the year at our 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 […]

Continue reading

Commercial Update: Lawful economic duress and reasonableness – an analysis by Christopher Edwards

Commercial barrister Christopher Edwards analyses the Court of Appeal decision in Times Travel (UK) v Pakistan International Airlines Corporation and its impact on the criteria of lawful economic duress and reasonableness in commercial contracts. Click here to read Christopher's analysis. Click here to view his profile.

Continue reading