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Plus ça change? Re-litigating the underlying claim in a solicitors’ negligence case
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2013

In a solicitors' negligence claim based on a previous case which was lost or under-settled it is not unusual to see the complaint that one party is


Case update: Patel v General Medical Council 2012 EWHC 3688
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 4 2013

The Applicant (A), a 73 year old general practitioner, made an application to the court to exercise its power under s41A(10) to terminate an Interim Order


Washday blues
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2015

A woman contracted mesothelioma through washing her husband’s work clothes. She brought a claim against her husband’s employers, Phillips


Case update: Ward v Nursing and Midwifery Council 2014 EWHC 1158 (Admin)
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2014

W, a registered nurse at a private residential care home, faced four allegations before a panel of the Conduct and Competence Committee of the


Successful judicial review of FSCS is upheld by the Court of Appeal
  • 4 New Square Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2013

On 18 June 2013, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in Emptage v FSCS 2013 EWCA Civ 729 holding that the Financial Services Compensation


Limitation periods and solicitor negligence
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2013

In the case of Susan Berney v Thomas Saul (TA Thomas Saul & Co) 2013 EWCA Civ 640, the Court of Appeal has provided further guidance as to the


UK Court of Appeal finds solicitor not negligent for failing to ensure legal enforceability of terms agreed at mediation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2013

In a decision that will be of comfort to legal advisers representing clients at mediation, the Court of Appeal has upheld a finding that a solicitor


Net contribution clause: Court of Appeal guidance
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2014

The recent Court of Appeal decision in West v Ian Finlay and Associates has confirmed that a properly drafted net contribution clause ("NCC") is a


First reported vibration white finger professional negligence claim brings white knuckle decision to those advising defendants
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2013

The first reported professional negligence case arising out of under-settlements for former miners in the government's vibration white finger ("VWF"


Limitations in professional negligence claims revisited
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2013

In the recent case of Berney v Saul (ta Thomas Saul & Co) 2013 EWCA Civ 640, the Court of Appeal considered the issue of when time started to run