Commercial update: ‘Avoided loss’ in the Supreme Court - Lowick Rose v. Swynson - an analysis by Joe England

24th April 2017

When can a claimant ask the Court to disregard a ‘collateral’ benefit, when assessing his damages? If he cannot, can he claim for a loss ... read more

Commercial update: Paying off another’s secured loan - equities of exoneration

20th April 2017

Where property is jointly owned, and one of the owners pays off a secured loan taken out for the sole benefit of the other, an ... read more

Cricketer Marlon Samuels successfully concludes defamation case

13th April 2017

West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels received a full apology and will get undisclosed "substantial damages", after successfully suing former australian cricketer Geoff Lawson and broadcaster 2KY ... read more

3PB Employment Barrister Katherine Anderson examines the implications of Peninsula v Baker on employer liability for acts of victimisation

13th April 2017

Katherine Anderson examines if an employer can escape “scot-free” from liability for an act of victimisation if it is ‘astute enough’ to instruct an innocent ... read more

Construction Law: Court of Appeal upholds decision on architects’ non-contractual duties by Seb Oram

10th April 2017

The Court of Appeal has held in Burgess v. Lejonvarn [2017] EWCA Civ 254 that an architect and project manager who supplied her professional services ... read more

3PB Employment Barrister Joe England succeeds at the EAT under the ELAAS scheme

10th April 2017

Appearing before Mrs Justice Laing DBE, Mr England was successful in obtaining permission to appeal at a rule 3(10) hearing as part of the ELAAS ... read more

3PB Property Law Barrister Edward Ross examines the possible impact of Islington LBC v Dyer on the validity of notices

7th April 2017

On 22 March 2017 the Court of Appeal delivered a short but important unanimous judgment on the construction and interpretation of a notice purportedly served ... read more

3PB Barristers expands family services team

3rd April 2017

3PB Family has added 3 new barristers to its rapidly expanding specialist team. Oliver Thorne (2005 call), formerly of King’s Bench Chambers, will be based ... read more

Commercial update: Professional negligence - Seb Oram revisits conveyancers’ scope of duty

3rd April 2017

The Supreme Court has recently heard a challenge to the SAAMCO ‘scope of duty’ principle, in the context of a professional negligence claim against conveyancers. ... read more

3PB’s Head of Family Law Group Hamish Dunlop, led by Nigel Dyer QC, represents respondent in Owens v Owens

27th March 2017

Hamish Dunlop, Head of 3PB’s Family Law Group, led by Nigel Dyer QC, has represented the respondent in the groundbreaking Owens v Owens case. The ... read more