Commercial News

James Davies examines "The Importance of Making a Will and Tricky Issues" in LexisNexis Webinar

James Davies appeared  in a LexisNexis Webinar entitled “The Importance of Making a Will and Tricky Issues”. James talked about statutory wills, in the context of testators who lacked capacity, and how to guard against claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975. James has a commercial and chancery practice, with an […]

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IP specialist Victoria Jones presents 2018's big trade mark cases at CITMA today

Intellectual property specialist Victoria Jones will speak to CITMA delegates at an event today about trade mark cases of interest to date so far in 2018. From EUIPO Torpedoes to the renowned red sole, Victoria will explore cases of note and the issues arising from them including: locality of goodwill and the section 11(3) defence, […]

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3PB Barristers are proud to announce three Recorder appointments

3PB Barristers are delighted to announce that three of their barristers have been appointed as Recorders. Lawrence Messling, is assigned to sit on the North Eastern Circuit dealing with Family matters. William Hansen has been assigned to sit on the South Eastern Circuit dealing with Criminal matters. Mathew Gullick has also been assigned to sit […]

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Commercial update: Settlement agreements, unknown claims, and finality

Will a settlement agreement compromise claims that are unknown to the parties? Alexander Whatley analyses the Court of Appeal’s most recent contribution to the issue (Khanty-Mansiysk Recoveries Ltd v Forsters LLP [2018] EWCA Civ 89). To view Alexander's analysis please click here. Alexander is a Commercial Law barrister specialising in contract disputes. To view his profile […]

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3PB Barrister Victoria Jones earns another accolade for her Intellectual Property expertise

The World Trade Mark Review has once again acknowledged 3PB Victoria Jones for her Intellectual Property expertise: 'At 3PB, Victoria Jones focuses on trademark and passing-off cases. She garners plaudits for her down-to-earth style and practical approach.' Victoria's IP practice covers all aspects of trade marks, passing off, copyright, designs and breach of confidence. She […]

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Commercial update: Valuers’ negligence in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has again reconsidered causation and loss, in the context of a professional negligence claim against a valuer. Richard Whitehouse analyses the recent decision in Tiuta International Limited (in liquidation) v De Villiers Surveyors Limited [2017] UKSC 77. Richard is a Commercial Law barrister specialising in commercial contracts, the law of business entities, […]

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Alexander Whatley gives an update regarding security for costs and ATE insurance

If a claimant has the benefit of an After-The-Event insurance policy, is he protected from an order requiring him to provide security for the defendant’s costs? Read Alexander Whatley's briefing on the subject here (Premier Motorauctions Ltd & Others v Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP & Lloyds Bank Plc [2017] EWCA Civ). Alexander is a Commercial Law barrister […]

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