Professional negligence

Practice Area

Time for change

Susanna Heley explains why she is not convinced a fitness to practice regime is the way forward

Practice Management

Before the storm

The causes of conduct that leads to regulatory action are often more informative than 

12 May 2020 | Ethics

Practice Area

Lessons learned from Gladwin v Bogescu

Jeff Turton warns of a significant impact to parties who are in breach of orders to serve witnes

Practice Area

Conflicts of interest after White & Case

Graham Reid unpicks the reasoning behind the SDT’s decision to issue reportedly its highest ever fine, and looks at the lessons to be learned by othe

Practice Area

The soul of discretion

John Melville-Smith discusses the limits of solicitors’ liability regarding a discretionary trust in the case of Joseph v Farrer &

30 Aug 2017 | Private client

Practice Area

Leigh Day highlights the SRA’s inconsistent approach to enforcement

Martina Hogg argues that the soon-to-be-launched enforcement consultation must take into account concerns about how the regulator handles SD

Practice Area

Knowledge is power

In the wake of a significant decision in Halsall, is time running out on claims against tax advisers, asks Alasdai

Practice Area

A whirlwind six months

Georgina Squire reflects on the groundbreaking judgments and procedural changes litigators have had to get to grips with and looks ahead to the possible im

05 Jul 2017 | Funding

Practice Area

Standard of proof in the spotlight

Following the SRA’s case against Leigh Day, is it time for the SDT to rethink its use of the criminal standard of proof, asks Iai


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