• 3PB Barristers have created a dedicated webpage on its website to act as a hub for the many articles, briefings and webinar and podcast recordings about lockdown laws and regulations as well as practical issues like court attendance, e-bundles, remote and hybrid hearings. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to create employment, contractual and other legal challenges which are in many ways unprecedented. The impact of the virus is being felt, and in response, 3PB have...

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  • 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, even though it denies the other party of its rights of action. The case involved a claim served on the...

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  • When will a solicitor need to give a warning to his client about obvious risks that come to his attention when performing his retainer, but which he has not been formally retained to advise on? Richard Whitehouse  analyses the Court of Appeals recent decision in Lyons v. Fox Williams LLP [2018] EWCA Civ 2347. Click here to read Richard's analysis. Richard is a Commercial Law barrister specialising in professional negligence and business disputes. View Richard's profile here.

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