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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


Revised ICAEW Disciplinary Bye-laws introduce new fitness proceedings
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has recently released a revised version of its Disciplinary Bye-laws. One of the


Legal Update: Bolam test considered in professional negligence claim against financial advisor
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2016

O’Hare v Coutts & Co 2016 EWHC 2224 (QB


Professional negligence claims: limitation and standstill agreements
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • November 22 2016

The High Court has held that defendants were not precluded from relying on the terms of a Standstill Agreement because the claimants had mistakenly


DACB successfully defend cosmetic surgery claim on consent
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The case of Karen Turner v Mr Nigel Carver provides useful lessons on the scope of the duty of care owed to cosmetic surgery patients, the critical


Government proposals to provide a 'safe space' in healthcare safety investigations cause concern among birth injury specialists
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The Department of Health has published a consultation paper entitled ‘Providing a ‘safe space’ in healthcare safety investigations’, which proposes to


Corporate Claims Bulletin - November 2016 - Practice and Procedure
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

The claimant (D) brought negligence proceedings against the defendant (R) a firm of architects, for refurbishment works. In the draft claim form, D


Disputes Digest - Disputes Conference 2016
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2016

I am delighted to welcome you to CMS’ inaugural Disputes Conference (Speed in disputes: when is faster better?), and to the conference edition of our