Business & Commercial Law

Business & Commercial Law

Chambers & Partners UK: Commercial Dispute Resolution - South Eastern – Band 1

The commercial disputes team at 3PB has a strong reputation across a range of areas, including commercial property transactions, professional negligence, construction and insolvency.

Client service: “I have found that the 3PB clerks are very responsive and they have always found a barrister to assist me when the matter is urgent.”
Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2014


Legal 500 Bar Directory – Rankings For 2014 Recommendations and Quotes

REGIONAL BAR: SOUTH EASTERN CIRCUIT
Ranked as a leading set Tier 2 in the South Eastern circuit

COMMERCIAL, BANKING AND INSOLVENCY
3PB’s commercial group handles banking, insolvency and professional negligence disputes for high-net-worth individuals and businesses. In 2013, James Davies represented a waste management company in a damages claim arising out of a fraud carried out by its employees.

Gavin Hamilton - 3PB ‘Bright and hardworking.’

3PB is recognised in the field of commercial litigation. The team is well regarded for its ability to deal with urgent applications.


"High quality advice in an uncertain business environment"

Members of the 3PB Commercial and Business Group advise and represent multi-national corporations, institutions, high net worth individuals, SMEs and small businesses.

The Group undertakes a full range of services for business and commercial clients. We have over 30 members with wide ranging expertise, from banking disputes to professional negligence, from insolvency to international arbitration. We are experienced in obtaining appropriate urgent interim relief, including freezing injunctions.

The Group is well equipped to provide the most demanding business clients with the legal expertise they require. In addition to sound advice and practical solutions to specific problems, the Group provides strategic advice on contentious and non-contentious matters. We can provide practical, industry-specific expertise having members with commercial, accountancy and investment backgrounds. To be expected of a large and well-established Chambers, a number of our team have well-developed practices in business related areas, including employment, property and construction law. The 3PB Commercial and Business Group also has strong links with a number of highly regarded insolvency practitioners, overlapping with the market-leading 3PB Asset Forfeiture Group.

Disputes are expensive, time consuming, disruptive and damaging to businesses. Litigation is not always the answer. The 3PB Commercial and Business Group ensures that cases which can be resolved are settled quickly and economically. We are able to draw on expertise in all areas of alternative dispute resolution. In particular the Group work closely with our mediation team; the Group has many accredited mediation advocates.

Members of the 3PB Commercial and Business Group have considerable expertise and regularly deal with the following areas in particular:

  • Company law and directors' duties
  • Contract
  • Financial Services
  • Fraud
  • Insolvency
  • Negligence involving commercial professionals
  • Partnership
  • Sale of goods
  • Taxation
  • Trusts

Please see members' Commercial and Business Group profiles for further information.