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What’s on the horizon for professional negligence?
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2016

2016 saw a reduction in the overall number of new claims against professionals, most likely reflecting the expiry of primary limitation for claims


England and Wales: UK Court of Appeal gives new guidance for solicitors and insurers on sanctions for failure to meet case management directions
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2016

The recent Court of Appeal case of Clearway Drainage Systems Ltd v Miles Smith Ltd (8112016) is a reminder for both solicitors and their


Case Summary: Crosswaite -v- the General Medical Council 2016 EWHC 2947 (Admin)
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2016

Mr Justice Morris dismisses an appeal and states that the Panel was not required within its decision to expressly refer to one issue which was


Hindmarch v Nursing and Midwifery Council 2016 EWHC 2233 (Admin)
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 6 2016

This was a statutory appeal to the High Court in relation to a decision of the Conduct and Competence Committee (the Panel) of the Nursing


Limitation - when is it too late for professionals to claim a contribution?
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

Claimants in professional negligence claims often have more than one potential target in their sights. However, properly advised, a claimant will only


Early surgery becomes recipe for disaster
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2016

What happens if a patient undergoes surgery earlier than planned and he suffers an adverse outcome? Can he succeed on conventional grounds or must he


A matter of time - considering poor drafting in standstill agreements
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2016

The recent decision in Exsus Travel Limited Coronation Limited v Baker Tilly Baker Tilly Audit LLP 2016 EWHC 2818 (Ch) provides a


An open goal: the Court of Appeal reviews the 'loss of chance' doctrine
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

The assessment of damages in professional negligence claims often involves a tricky balancing act. Analysis of loss becomes particularly complex when


The Royal College of Surgeons’ guidance post-Montgomery
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

On 27 October 2016 the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) published its new guidance on consent on the back of the landmark Supreme Court case in April


Corporate crime & Investigations Update - 29 November 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

JP Morgan Chase has paid a combined amount of $264 million to settle US bribery charges. According to a press release issued by the US Securities and