Professional negligence

GMC swallows bitter pill of High Court ruling

The General Medical Council has accepted a highly critical ruling from the High Court, which quashed a decision of its fitness to practise panel to strike off a leading professor at the Royal Fre

13 Mar 2012

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 retaine

09 Jan 2012

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 th

29 Sep 2011

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 withou

05 Sep 2011

Needs must

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

11 Jul 2011

Pound stretchers

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

06 Jun 2011

Update: immigration

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

26 Apr 2011

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 fo

18 Apr 2011

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

11 Apr 2011