Professional negligence

Professional negligence update

Victoria Brackett and Katie Papworth review cases involving compensation for financial advice, the extent of surveyors' duty of care to property buyers and the scope of a solicitor's retainer

SRA apologises over mySRA shortcomings

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has apologised to solicitors for technical problems they have experienced using ‘mySRA’, the new online system for PC renewals and keeping names on the roll.

Update: professional negligence

Victoria Brackett and Katie Papworth consider a ruling on the duties of valuers, when you can rely on counsel’s advice and settlement without authority

Needs must

Clear identification of your client's requirements and budget is the safest way of preventing the risk of negligence claims, says Graham Cunningham

Pound stretchers

Rani Mina and Tom Duncan investigate a new costs management pilot scheme that is set to be rolled out in the autumn

Update: immigration

Jane Coker discusses recent deportation cases that highlight the importance of the welfare and best interests of children

Update: professional negligence

Victoria Brackett and Sophie Davies consider immunity from suit for experts, scope of duty for solicitors, and a recent shot in the arm for brokers