Category: Professional Liability
07
Apr
21
Maurice Rifat successfully recovers gold on behalf of a Claimant who had used a forged passport and a false identity to set up the account under which it was held. In Kitover v Galmarley Ltd ...

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18
Feb
21
This recent decision from the Court of Appeal will be of particular interest to surveyors ...

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09
Feb
21
Last week’s case of Gosden v. Halliwell Landau [2021] EWHC 159 (Comm) is a useful reminder that there is no universal rule for ascertaining the date for assessment of damage in ...

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20
Jan
21
Although the start of 2021 has not been as auspicious as we would have wished,  Happy New Year from all at 1 Chancery Lane. Despite everyone’s hopes that 2021 would start more favourably than ...

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16
Dec
20
In their webinar yesterday, Sarah Prager, Lisa Dobie, Conor Kennedy and Richard Collier donned their Christmas jumpers and took attendees on a whistle stop tour of some of the key cases of 2020 in the ...

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27
Nov
20
On 30 October Andrew Warnock QC and Maurice Rifat were successful in the Supreme Court in the case of Stoffel & Co v Grondona [2020] UKSC 42 which concerned the impact of the ...

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06
Nov
20
1 Chancery Lane has long had a reputation for appellate advocacy at the highest level. Last week Andrew Warnock Q.C. and Maurice Rifat were successful in the ...

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06
Nov
20
The normal role of the courts is to decide cases according to the law, and in doing so to provide a just resolution to the dispute between the parties. The illegality defence operates to prevent the ...

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06
Nov
20
Property lawyers are well-versed in the difficulties the defence of “illegality” presents. Tinsley v Milligan itself concerned whether a party could establish a resulting trust if they ...

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06
Nov
20
As well as the very strong public interest in deterring mortgage frauds, another very important public interest was in issue in this case: that conveyancing solicitors (and by analogy other ...

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