Category: Professional Liability
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Mar
17
In the second of my two short articles reviewing some recent Court of Appeal authorities in the field of professional negligence (the first can be found at
15
Mar
17
In this short article, I review three decisions of the Court of Appeal from the last five months or so where claims against professionals failed notwithstanding it being held that breach of primary ...
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Feb
17
In October 2013 the government published its response to a “Consultation on arrangements concerning whiplash injuries…” In the document the then Secretary of State, Chris ...
15
Feb
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 ...
09
Feb
17
Who bears the loss if you buy property but then find out that you have dealt with a fraudster? In three recent cases the courts have found that the seller’s solicitor, the ...
30
Jan
17
How much do you spend on lunch? The answer for the average Briton is £53,844 during their working lives. Across a 40 year career another £40,128 goes on other workplace costs including coffees, ...
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Jan
17
Background In the recent case of Brightside Group Ltd v RSM UK Audit LLP [2017] EWHC 6 (Comm), the High Court ...
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Dec
16
In O'Hare v Coutts & Co [2016] EWHC 2224 (QB) (a non-medical claim) the High Court declined to apply the traditional “Bolam test” (see Bolam v Friern Barnet ...
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Oct
16
The recent High Court decision of Kelly Marie Simmons v City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (2016) is worthy of note for those practising in the clinical negligence and/or ...

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