Professional negligence

Wealthy widow wins negligence action over "back to front" error in will

A wealthy widow has won her negligence claim against Surrey solicitors Triggs Wilkinson Mann at the Hig

All the care in the world

Malcolm Johnson considers whether child abuse claims involving foster carers will leave local authorities open to vicariou

BVT for civil legal aid could start next year

Best value tendering for civil legal aid contracts could start next year, it ha

A fine intervention

In taking a broad interpretation to the Commission’s right to intervene in national competition cases the European court has made a sensible decision, says Pau

Placing the blame

Partners in a firm have a duty to act in good faith to other partners, but when are they personally liable for their own negligence and when is it the firm’s responsiblity, asks Mark Blackett-Or

Update: professional negligence

Spike Charlwood and Alice Nash review cases on rectification and contribution, as well as decisions involving share purchase agreements, communication problems and an abuse o

Update: personal tax and trusts

David Bird considers written agreements, the main provisions of the Perpetuities and Accumulations Bill, the new tax tribunal system, interest rates and the highlights of th