Professional negligence

Keeping the peace

When a client demands a key beneficiary is all but axed from the will, how do you safeguard against the inevitable challenge? Lloyd Junor offers on

Rewriting the rules

It’s time we accept the court closures and put our minds to getting the reshuffle right, new president DJ Paul Mildred tells Jean-Yve

Cornish pasties win protected status

Cornish pasties made in Cornwall and based on a traditional recipe won protected status from the European Commissio

New franchise offers ABS-proof structure

Law firms seeking to gear up ahead of 6 October will be able to federate under a new brand presenting itself as an alternative to existing pre-ABS structures such as QualitySolicitors, ContactLaw

Update: professional negligence

Katie Papworth and Andrew Nixon review developments in professional privilege, valuers' duties and putting a date o

Show me the money

Tim Polli investigates what the last recession can teach us about tackling a boom in lender's litigatio

Update: commercial property

Ben Brayford and Eugene McMahon consider the recent OFT guidance on land agreements, what recent case law tells us about tenants' break clauses and a ruling on how to fend off a fixtures and fitting