Professional negligence

Update: professional negligence

The law lords' ruling in Moore Stephens has re-opened the debate about the precise scope of the ex turpi causa principle, says Spike Charlwoo

First contact

Building relationships is essential to the success of every law firm and gaining contacts by networking can be simple and enjoyable, says Jennifer Overhau

Lawyers without frontiers: Fiji after the coup

The military coup that overthrew the legitimately elected government of Fiji two years ago remains a threat to the rule of law and to the independence of lawyers, says Sar

What's in store?

Solicitors should ensure they fulfil their duty to oversee the preservation of electronically stored information, or risk facing a negligence claim, says Joh

Running the risk

Alleging fraud is a high-risk strategy and claimants looking to do so should proceed with caution, says Clar

Pitfalls for the unwary

Solicitors must ensure they understand their duties towards LEI insurers and claims management companies or risk a claim being brought against them, says Aliso

Loud and clear

Lawyers must make sure they communicate with clients clearly to avoid any misunderstandings and explain all the options, even if there is a risk the advice will make them unpopular, says Anne-Mari