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Wright v Lewis Silkin 2016 EWCA Civ 1308, appealing 2015 EWHC 1897 (QB)
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

In negligence case Wright v Lewis Silkin 2016 EWCA Civ 1308, solicitors were successful on appeal: the client’s loss of chance was too remote and


Mr Les O’Hare & Mrs Janet O’Hare v Coutts & Co. 2016 EWHC 2224 (QB)
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

A significant case from the end of 2016, O’Hare was an unsuccessful professional negligence action brought by a couple against their former private


To admit or not to admit: are insurers bound?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

The recent case of Christopher Brits v Kilcoyne & Co 2017 CSOH 24 is interesting because of its implications for solicitors and insurers conducting


Medical negligence claims for delay in diagnosis of a stroke
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

Stroke is the third most common cause of premature death in the UK and the biggest cause of severe disability. Every year there are approximately 152


Professional negligence: limited circumstances where duty will extend beyond retainer
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2017

In Denning v Greenhalgh Financial Services Ltd, GFS, an independent financial advisor, successfully struck out the claim advanced by its client that


Never Events - Clinical Negligence
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2017

In Vietnam, just before the New Year, a man attended hospital following a road traffic accident. He was complaining about stomach pains and was taken


Permission refused - a lesson for claimants seeking to amend particulars of claim: Pietro Gatto (TA AG Avvocati Gatto) v Allianz SPA
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

The court refused permission to amend particulars of claim in circumstances where the application had been made very late, there was no good reason


Is there a need for expert evidence in IRHP mis-selling disputes?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

Sometimes cases can be decided purely on the basis of the factual evidence. At other times expert evidence may be needed to assist with specialist


Seery v Leathes Prior: a case study on why you need to understand your solicitor’s advice
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

In a recent High Court judgment, Sir David Eady, has dismissed a professional negligence claim against a firm of solicitors. The claimant, Mr Seery


The importance of retainer letters
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2017

Court strikes out claim that an adviser owed a duty to point out a claim against a former adviser. The High Court has struck out a claim made against