Category: Professional Liability
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 ...

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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 ...

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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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16
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

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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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25
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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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