Category: Professional Liability
18
Dec
17
The end of the year lends itself to a time of reflection, and similarly to case-law reviews. As I pick which professional – from social workers to solicitors – to focus upon, I return to that ...
18
Dec
17
This was an appeal concerning the correct approach to damages where a client incurred loss in a transaction that, but for his advisor’s negligence he would not have entered into, but as a result of ...
18
Dec
17
This was an appeal concerning the correct approach to damages where a client incurred loss in a transaction that, but for his advisor’s negligence he would not have entered ...
14
Dec
17
In a tightly drawn 15 paragraph judgment, delivered last week, Lord Sumption overturned the decision of Moore Bick LJ in the Court of Appeal, and restored the first instance ...
29
Nov
17
Judgment has been handed down by he High Court in the latest "imposter fraud" professional liability claim - and the claim was dismissed. See P&P Properties -v-OWC and Crownvent [2016] EWHC Civ ...
05
Oct
17
This was a tragic case in many respects. In 2007 the Claimant’s father shot and killed her mother. He was convicted of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished ...
27
Jun
17
So far in 2017 there have been two cases which have clarified the need for claimant parties to establish causation on a conventional basis in cases where a breach of duty in respect of a ...
12
Jun
17
In the first half of this year the courts have provided the practitioner with some useful and practicable guidance in relation to evidence in clinical negligence cases. This ...
07
Jun
17
It’s trite law that claims for lost litigation opportunities are treated as claims for a lost chance. Similarly, the claimant has to prove his case on the balance of ...

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