Commercial News

David Berkley QC warns of negligence risks in last minute court filing

3PB Head of Chambers David Berkley QC has warned that lawyers waiting until the last minute to file claims are taking huge negligence risks given the court’s hardline approach. The summer’s Court of Appeal judgment in Woodward v Phoenix established there was no duty on a party to inform the other side of procedural mistakes, […]

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3PB nominated twice in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2020

3PB is thrilled to have been shortlisted by the Legal 500 directory in the following categories: Regional Bar: Set of the Year and Regional Bar: Silk of the Year – Vanessa Meachin QC The nomination for Regional Set of the Year is further acknowledgment of the talent, hard work and investment by 3PB's members and staff […]

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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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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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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.

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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