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    3PB guest speakers at Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) Midlands lecture

    Three of 3PB's team of intellectual property barristers, including team group head Victoria Jones, will be sharing practical tips on pleadings at the UKIPO and discussing recent case law at CITMA's first Midlands lecture of the year, held at 3PB’s offices in Birmingham on 27 February. Registration is at 5pm with the talks lasting an hour from 530pm until 630pm, and will be followed by a free drinks reception. The lectures will be see Victoria...

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    Alice Horn co-authors for LMCLQ on unjust enrichment in the Commercial Court

    3PB commercial and arbitration pupil barrister Alice Horn, pictured here, has co-authored an article on unjust enrichment with High Court Commercial and Admiralty Judge, Sir Andrew Baker and Serena Lee which has just been published in Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly (LMCLQ). The article explores the extent and nature of, and reasons for, the influence of academic writing on the law of unjust enrichment and follows a paper presented to the Commercial Court webinar...

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    3PB Commercial team recruits Aaron Luxton

    Commercial litigation and insolvency barrister Aaron Luxton joins 3PB (3 Paper Buildings) after moving across from law firm DWF, where he had been a solicitor-advocate and an employed in-house barrister. Aaron has become a tenant of chambers upon the successful conclusion of his third six pupillage, joining the 50-strong commercial litigation team. Working from 3PB's Birmingham office, and practicing nationally, Aaron specialises in commercial, contractual and insolvency disputes. He has a particular interest, and experience,...

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    Can one director appoint administrators where the other opposes?

    3PB's commercial law barrister Alexander Whatley analyses the case of Abigal Boura v Lyhfl Limited [2023] EWHC 2585 (Ch), a case in which the High Court had to consider whether one director has standing to apply to court for the appointment of an administrator in circumstances where there is no majority of the board and no valid resolution of the board in favour of the application. In reaching its decision, the High Court examined the...

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    Commercial barristers Mariya Peykova and Victoria Hamblen write for TL4 Disputes

    3PB commercial barristers Victoria Hamblen and Mariya Peykova have contributed articles to the latest TL4 Disputes Magazine Issue 11 - A Year in Review. A copy of the magazine can be downloaded here.  Mariya discusses 'Assessing the value of claims for breaches of the GDPR' (starting on page 40); and Victoria writes about 'ESG and its significance in the real estate sector' (starting on page 52). Or link to the pdfs of Victoria's article here or Mariya's article here.

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    Poppy Watson hits a hole in one in case involving damaged golf clubs

    3PB Barristers' (3 Paper Buildings) commercial and chancery barrister Poppy Watson (pictured here) recently acted for a golf club defending a claim by a Claimant who smashed his own golf club whilst using the club’s driving range. The Claimant said the driving range mat and tee were in the wrong place and that led to him hitting a stanchion on his backswing.  He brought proceedings on the basis that the Defendant should have advised golfers...

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    3PB’s commercial team participate in derivatives webinar

    3PB Barristers' commercial barristers Patrick Heneghan and Charles Irvine team up with Richard Clayman, disputes resolutions partner at Kingsley Napley, to discuss ‘What to derive from recent applications concerning derivative claims?’. In this ThoughtLeaders4 Disputes webinar, the panel considers recent case law from 2023 concerning derivative claims, including issues such as the creative use of these applications, the relationship with unfair petitions and costs orders.

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    The Federal Republic of Nigeria v Process & Industrial Developments Ltd: $11bn Arbitration Award Successfully Challenged for Serious Irregularity

    Poppy Watson (picture here), specialist commercial barrister at 3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings), and former in-house energy lawyer, analyses the recent case of The Federal Republic of Nigeria v Process & Industrial Developments Limited [2023] EWHC 2638 (Comm). The case in question involved a challenge to an $11bn arbitration award obtained by Process & Industrial Developments Limited against The Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the basis that the initial proceedings had been affected by fraud....

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  • Twelve 3PB barristers and staff at Dubai Arbitration Week 2023 and TL4 FIRE Middle East 2023

    Twelve 3PB barristers and staff from our international construction and commercial litigation teams -pictured here - are delighted to be attending the upcoming Dubai Arbitration Week 2023 (from 13 to 17 November) and the TL4 FIRE Middle East 2023 (from 12th to 14th November). These are 3PB's head of construction Peter Collie, head of commercial Seb Oram, David Parratt KC (Scot), Philip Bambagiotti, Nick Kaplan, John Jessup, Dr Zhen Ye, William Charlesworth, Faizul Azman, Simon...

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    3PB's Commercial Group secures strong rankings in Chambers UK and Legal 500

    In this year's Chambers UK and Legal 500 rankings, 3PB's Commercial Group has once again demonstrated their commitment to excellence and proficiency in the legal world. Notably, several outstanding barristers within the group have received well-deserved recognition for their dedication to providing high-quality legal services in four key practice areas: commercial litigation, intellectual property, insolvency, and professional negligence. Alexander Whatley, Charles Irvine, Gavin Hamilton, Joseph Giret KC, Nicole Bollard, Rebecca Farrell, Richard Whitehouse, Seb Oram,...

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    3PB celebrates 81 rankings in Chambers and Partners 2024

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) breaks another record in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners with a total of 81 accolades. The national set is rewarded with rankings in 18 areas of law, in the London Bar as well as in the South Eastern, Western and Midlands Circuits and exceptional comments on its service delivery, including praise for its “sublime service” and its "ability to manage matters in a professional and comprehensive manner second...

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    3PB achieves a record 145 rankings in this year’s Legal 500

    3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings), the UK's third largest chambers, is delighted to report this year again an outstanding number of rankings - totalling 145 - in the Legal 500 2024’s edition published today, a 12% increase on last year’s 130. The set has achieved its rankings across 5 large UK regions - or Circuits (London, South Eastern, Western, Midlands and Chester and Wales) - in 21 areas of law. 3PB is also ranked in...

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