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The difference between information and advice in professional negligence cases: BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

The Supreme Court has recently handed down judgment in the case of BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland 2017 UKSC 21. The judgment provides a detailed


Professional advisors not liable for client’s poor commercial judgment
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2017

In a landmark decision, BPE Solicitors & Anr v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel) 2017 UKSC 21, the Supreme Court provided guidance on


Information required to obtain informed consent for elective procedures
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2017

Following a ground-breaking decision by the Supreme Court in 2015, Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board 2015 UKSC 11, the High Court has recently


Interim orders necessary to protect the public
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2017

A doctor, K, has failed in his appeal against the decisions of two interim order panels - the first which imposed conditions on his practice, and the


No misconduct where inappropriate behaviour was caused by a medical condition
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2017

A barrister, H, has succeeded in his appeal against a finding of misconduct against him following his actions at a chambers party. The disciplinary


Supreme Court overturns ruling on assessment of damages in accountants' negligence case
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2017

The Supreme Court has ruled that, where loans made to a company on the basis of a firm of accountants’ negligent due diligence report had been repaid


Does treating a family member or close friend automatically lead to serious professional misconduct?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2017

The Appellant is a gynaecologist. Aside from his practice in gynaecology he maintained an interest in other areas of medicine. The concerns in this


Dispute Resolution Update: Lowick Rose LLP (in liquidation) (Appellant) v Swynson Ltd and another (Respondents) 2017 UKSC 32
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 24 2017

In or around October 2006, Mr Hunt caused his company, Swynson Ltd ("Swynson") to lend £15m to Evo Medical Solutions Ltd ("EMSL") for a period of a


Clinical negligence defendants must keep records in good order or risk losing
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2017

As a clinical negligence lawyer I am familiar with the nightmare that medical records can present. Rarely do they arrive in one complete set, copied


Professional Negligence: Supreme Court decision in BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland clarifies SAAMCO
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2017

The Supreme Court provided important clarification of SAAMCO last month in BPE Solicitors and another v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel