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Professional advice can be taxing - don't sweat it
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 24 2017

When a professional provides negligent advice they may be liable for consequent loss. But is the professional liable for the distress caused by their


Legal Update: contractual disputes, foreign currencies, and the plummeting pound
  • Kingsley Napley
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 20 2017

The owners of Harlequin Property (SVG) Limited and Harlequin Hotels and Resorts (the "Claimants") were developers of


Duplication of enforcement
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 20 2017

While most professionals are required (or indeed, may choose) to register with a regulatory authority in the UK


How far is too far? Wellesley's impact on remoteness of damage in professional liability
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2017

Wellesley heralded a significant change in the assessment of remoteness of damage in professional liability cases. Professionals may owe duties in


Recoverability of damages in loss of chance claims against professional advisers
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2017

Are we now seeing the effects of a stricter test for the recoverability of damages in loss of chance claims? This is an area of law which might be


The absent witness and adverse inferences
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2017

In circumstances where there is a ‘prima facie’ case to answer, the court is entitled draw adverse inferences from a party’s failure to adduce


Lenders and Surveyors: Margins Could Cost
  • EdwinCoe LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2017

The recent decision in Barclays Bank PLC v TBS & V Ltd 2016 EWHC 2948 (QB) is regarded as a positive result for valuers but it also highlights


Professional negligencetitle rectificationmortgage fraud update - January 2017
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2017

The Claimant purchased a property from a Mr Harper. The First Defendant solicitors acted for Mr Harper the purported vendor (but subsequently


Solicitors' professional negligence: aggregation
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2017

2016 was a significant year for professional indemnity insurers operating in the solicitors' market, with the aggregation decision in AIG Europe Ltd v


Solicitors' professional negligence: quantum on claims against solicitors
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2017

Claims against solicitors often require the courts to speculate on what would have happened had the solicitor provided appropriate advice. In essence