Construction and engineering News

3PB construction barrister, mediator and adjudicator Paul Newman earns two new panel appointments

3PB construction expert Paul Newman has been appointed to two new UK panels: An accredited construction industry adjudicator (RIBA), Paul has accepted an invitation to join RIBA’s Professional Conduct Panel. The Panel is tasked with hearing and ruling on regulatory complaints against practising architects. Paul has also been appointed a panel member of UK Adjudicators which offers adjudicator services to […]

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Nick Kaplan and Nigel Ribbands to take part in London Adjudication Society Panel Event

3PB Barristers Nigel Ribbands and Nick Kaplan have been invited by the Adjudication Society London and South East Region to be on the panel of their Adjudication Panel Case Studies and Discussion event taking place in London on Tuesday 15 October. The panel will also include professionals from BDB Pitmans, Devonshires and MCMS. Recent developments […]

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Seb Oram to speak at White Paper Conference "Construction Contracts: Hints, Tips and Solution-Focused Answers"

3PB Construction Barrister Seb Oram has been invited by White Paper to speak at their conference on "Construction Contracts: Hints, Tips and Solution-Focused Answers" taking place in London on Tuesday 12th November. This one-day conference aims to "answer 11 Thorny Questions: Directly from 7 of the UK’s Sharpest Lawyers and Industry Pros". Seb's talk will […]

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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 hosts Midlands Arbitration Society debate

3PB Barristers hosts a lively panel debate presented by The Midlands Adjudication Society discussing recent case studies. Thanks to Tim Willis at the Adjudication Society for Chairing, the four panellist’s, Anthony Galvin at Altion Law, James Bessy at Blake Morgan and 3PB’s Nick Kaplan and Nigel Ribbands and all those who attended and contributed.

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3PB Construction barrister Paul Newman selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers guide

Barrister Paul Newman has been nominated by his peers and included in The Best Lawyers guide for Construction Law. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Their methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same […]

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3PB recruits top arbitrators Planterose and Ribbands

3PB Barristers, one of the UK's largest and oldest chambers, continue their construction & engineering team’s expansion with the recruitment of two more senior construction arbitrators with national and international reputations, Rowan Planterose and Nigel Ribbands. “I am hugely delighted to have Rowan and Nigel joining 3PB,” said Peter Collie, Head of 3PB’s high-profile construction […]

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3PB Construction barrister Nicholas Kaplan analyses the decision in Grove Developments v S&T: will Smash and Grab now Crash and Burn?

Construction Barrister Nicholas Kaplan examines Coulson J’s rejection of the notion that by failing to respond to an interim payment notice a Payer under a construction contract is “deemed to agree” the sum applied for [115-117]. Instead, by operation of the contract and/or terms implied by the Scheme,  the Payer must immediately pay the sums […]

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