Professional negligence

Cutting a fine line

The Court of Appeal’s latest approach to solicitors’ duties highlights the need for practitioners to exercise caution when advising clients, say Laura Tayl

08 Jun 2010 | Charities

Seats of power

The coalition government has put constitutional reform and the protection of civil liberties right at the heart of the parliamentary agenda. Seamus Burns e

24 May 2010 | EU & International

Update: professional negligence

Victoria Brackett and Katie Papworth consider recent decisions on expert witness immunity, summary judgment in professional indemnity cases, termination of

11 May 2010 | Charities

Cutting class

With education forming a key plank of the manifestos of all three main political parties, and cuts in funding likely whoever wins the election, lawyers sho

04 May 2010 | Education

The legal aid time bomb

The successive bodies in charge of administering legal aid have been storing up trouble for the future, and the decision to make the Legal Services Commiss

23 Mar 2010 | Discrimination

MoJ suspends Cartel Client Review

The Ministry of Justice has suspended the authorisation of Cartel Client Review (CCR), one of the country’s biggest claims management firms. The MoJ had be

Setting a new course

Parties to divorce proceedings can rely on an increasing number of remedies outside the traditional sphere of ancillary relief to secure their rights, say

09 Mar 2010 | Divorce

Update: professional negligence

Victoria Brackett considers cases on apportioning blame between barrister and solicitor, imposing absolute obligations, apportioning liability, limitation

Packed away

Failure to comply with home information pack regulation could leave conveyancers exposed to the risk of professional negligence action, warns Davi

16 Feb 2010 | Children

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