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Orientfield Holdings Ltd v Bird & Bird LLP 2015 EWHC 1963 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

The High Court has ruled on a claim in negligence against former solicitors acting in a property transaction dating back to 2010. The defendant had

Re-financing debt and the effect of lender claims avoiding getting bogged down in technicalities
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

Where a loan has been re-financed by a party related to the original lender the Court of Appeal has confirmed that the original lender was not

Committee’s findings on dishonesty quashed on the basis that the practitioner had no reason to lie in relation to a peripheral issue in the case
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

Dr R, a Consultant in Oral Surgery, was employed by King’s College Hospital. In 2012 a patient treated by Dr R died subsequent to surgery. Thereafter

Landscape for lawyers’ liability (and what’s over the horizon)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

Following the spike in professional negligence claims after the financial crisis, we are no longer seeing the same elevated levels of claims against

Causation: the defendant’s friend
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

“When a judge says ‘It ill behooves the Defendant to argue that his negligence did not cause the Claimant’s loss’, you know he doesn’t understand

Civil liability in cases of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody a healthcare perspective
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The prison population in England and Wales has a higher mortality rate than in the community, with approximately one third of all deaths being

High Court makes clear that allegations are not be amended to meet changing evidence at hearing
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) referred to the High Court a decision of the Conduct and Competence Committee (the Committee) of the

The duty to explain risks to patients: a new exposition on consent from the Supreme Court
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

The recent unanimous decision of the Supreme Court in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board 2015 UKSC 11 makes it clear that the older case law

50 predictions: medical malpractice
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 7 2015

The Supreme Court decision in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board is likely to result in an increasing number of claims, but it need not be seen as

Privy Council decision on limitation in professional negligence cases
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

A recent Privy Council Decision has considered the point at which damage is suffered where a claimant has entered into a flawed transaction as a