Practice Notes: Professional negligence

Back to (hybrid) work we go: health and safety HSAW 1974 after covid-19

Justin Tarka considers employers’ duty of care for employees and workers

24 Jun 2022

Regulating firms' corporate culture

Andrew Pavlovic explores the SRA Guidance on Workplace Environments

07 Apr 2022

Avoiding professional negligence claims

Melissa Worth analyses factors typically leading to professional negligence claims against solicitors – and how to minimise the risk

05 Nov 2021

Taking cover: how to protect from historic negligence claims

Michael Young warns of the implications for firms and retired solicitors after the Solicitors Indemnity Fund closes

26 May 2021

Collateral attack

Susanna Heley considers the interplay between court judgments and solicitors’ disciplinary proceedings

01 Mar 2021

Operation change: Maintaining the standards expected

Adapting to the post-covid new world requires maintaining appropriate oversight and conformity with regulatory and ethical duties, says Tracey Calvert

01 Mar 2021

Veering off default

Matthew Duncan considers the judge’s approach to assessing damages where solicitors had been negligent in creating a trust scheme

26 Feb 2021

A climate for solicitor negligence?

Michael Young explains why he is unsuprised by an uptick in notification of negligence claims during covid-19

19 Feb 2021

Who bears the burden?

John Binns considers the potential impact of imposing an additional burden on firms with the proposed AML levy

04 Feb 2021

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