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High Court dismisses negligence claim as taxpayer did not stand up to tax authority
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

Law firm Baker & McKenzie LLP (the tax adviser) has successfully defended a claim brought against it for losses arising out of negligent tax advice


The Queen on the Application of Lonnie v National College for Teaching and Leadership 2014 EWHC 4351 (Admin)
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2015

The applicant teacher Mark Lonnie (L) was cautioned for an offence of common assault following an incident in May 2009 in which he head butted a


Do financial constraints justify limitations on the scope of a professional's duties?
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

In a judgment recently handed down by the Court of Appeal in Andrew Procter v Raleys 2015 EWCA Civ 400 the Court has rejected the argument often


Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA) v Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), Duncan Gerald Macleod, 2014 EWHC 4354 (Admin)
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2015

NMC's failure to draft charges that sufficiently reflect the gravity of the Registrant's conduct led to a serious procedural irregularity. The facts


It’s not ‘all over’ if you admit breach
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2015

In cases where it has been accepted that the care provided fell below the standard to be expected by a responsible body of medical opinion acting


Valuer not liable to developer
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

In Freemont (Denbigh) Ltd v Knight Frank LLP 2014 EWHC 3347 (Ch) the Court reaffirmed the well-established principle that a valuer does not owe a


The proportionality of sanctions and introduction of fresh evidence in regulatory proceedings
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2015

The enhanced scrutiny on the medical profession in recent years has unsurprisingly led to an increase in referrals to fitness to practise panels and


MW High Tech Projects UK Ltd v Haase Environmental Consulting GmbH 2015 EWHC 152 (TCC)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

Here the court issued declarations concerning interpretation of a professional appointment. The contractor, MW, had been appointed under an EPC


Bacciottini and Cook v Gotelee & Goldsmith (A firm) 2014 EWHC 3527 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2014

This case considered the damages that were recoverable in respect of a solicitor negligence claim, where the loss suffered by the Claimant had been


Marley v Rawlings - professional negligence, costs and the court’s discretion
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

The Supreme Court recently made a landmark decision in the case of Marley v Rawlings when it decided that a professional indemnity insurer should be