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Whose lie is it anyway? Not for employer to decide if whistleblowing disclosure is protected
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2017

For a whistleblower to benefit from the statutory protections, his disclosure must be protected, i.e., be (usually) about the breach of a legal


First Roberts v Johnstone decision under new discount rate
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2017

The Claimant suffered severe spastic cerebral palsy as a result of the Defendant's admitted negligence. Whilst the Claimant had resided in his


The Ball’s In Your Court
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

Defenders should seize the opportunity to seek assertive case management of complex negligence claims, following Lord Glennie’s comments in JD v


The slow death of the criminal standard in professional disciplinary proceedings
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

“Fairness is a constantly evolving concept. Hawkins J (Memoirs, chapter IV) recalled a defendant convicted of theft at the Old Bailey in the 1840s


Amending a claim form after expiry of the limitation period
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2017

It is fairly common to amend claim forms and other statements of the case when the need arises. This is often the case where instructions are


No duty, no loss, no claim - it couldn't be clearercould it?
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2017

The Supreme Court found the claimants' loss had been extinguished in this accountant's negligence claim. In doing so, it has given important guidance


Duty of care - the real price of mates' rates in the provision of professional services
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2017

In Lejonvarn v Burgess, we have another case where a court has found that a professional, who provided friends with professional services gratuitously


When professional duties go beyond the terms of engagement
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2017

The recent High Court case of Denning v Greenhalgh Financial Services Limited held that the extent of the defendant's duty was determined by the terms


Channon v Ward: A contrived claim and a refreshing result
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2017

The decision in Channon v Ward is an important reminder for accountants and other professionals to ensure that their work falls within the confines of


Good news for all professionals - Supreme Court guidance on scope of duty
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2017

In BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland the Supreme Court has provided important clarification on the loss a Claimant may recover from a negligent