Practice Notes: Professional negligence

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

Time for change

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

05 Nov 2020

Before the storm

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

12 May 2020

Staying on the right side of the #MeToo line

The tribunal referral of the partner who advised on a non-disclosure agreement in relation to Harvey Weinstein 20 years ago highlights the extent of the ri

20 Apr 2019

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