There's no basis for that: exclusion clauses contractual estoppel and misrepresentation - an analysis by Christopher Edwards
25th June 2018
Christopher Edwards considers the case of First Tower Trustees Ltd and Intertrustees Limited v CDS (Superstores International) Limited  EWCA Civ 1396 and the role of basis clauses in avoiding liability in contracts.
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  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...Continue reading
Philip Bambagiotti appointed as a Senior Certified International Arbitrator on the IDRRMI Panel
3PB is delighted to announce that commercial disputes and construction barrister Philip Bambagiotti, who is joint -qualified at the bar in both England and Australia, has been appointed onto the International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI) Panel of Senior Certified International Arbitrators. Philip Bambagiotti is a top ranked barrister and arbitrator with over 30 years experience. He is well known for his work as counsel and arbitrator in international arbitrations involving disputes over...Continue reading
Missing the Last Bus: Rethinking Exclusion Clauses
Aaron Mayers (pictured here), specialist commercial barrister at 3PB Barristers’ (3 Paper Buildings), analyses the case of Last Bus Ltd v Dawsongroup Bus and Coach Ltd  EWCA Civ 1297 and considers the application of UCTA 1977. This case revolves around the enforceability of a standard form exclusion clause in a hire purchase agreement. Specifically, it addresses the approach to assessing the reasonableness of such clauses, and the assessment of the parties’ bargaining power, under...Continue reading
3PB celebrates two nominations at 2024 Bar Pro Bono Awards
3PB Barristers (3 Paper Buildings) is delighted to announce two nominations at this year’s Bar Pro Bono Awards, which recognise individuals and chambers for pro bono achievements of the Bar in England and Wales. 3PB has been nominated in the “Pro Bono Chambers of the Year” category, with specialist commercial barrister Mariya Peykova (pictured here) receiving a nomination in the “Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year” category. The shortlist of nominees is set to...Continue reading