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Altogether now - aggregation in solicitors' professional negligence claims
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

The first respondent, ILP, was a law firm engaged by a property development company in relation to the development of holiday resorts in Turkey and


SAAMCo revisited: the Supreme Court judgment in BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

The Supreme Court yesterday handed down its judgment in BPE Solicitors and another v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel) (previously known


Six figure sum of compensation for failure to diagnose and repair a 4th degree tear
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

A Young woman known only as Ms G to protect her identity, has received compensation from Ipswich Hospital for the failure to correctly diagnose and


Inquest concludes that neglect contributed to British man’s death in Spanish police cell
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

Tony was found dead in a Spanish police cell in the early hours of 23rd October 2015. He had been enjoying a family holiday in Benidorm but in the


Supreme Court judgment on SAAMCo
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

The Supreme Court has affirmed and clarified the principles laid down by Lord Hoffmann in SAAMCo and subsequently in extra-judicial commentary. It


Supreme Court hands down its decision in BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel) 2017 UKSC 21
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

The Supreme Court this morning handed down its eagerly awaited decision in this case. The decision, which will be of particular interest to solicitors


The long goodbye to Bolam: Consent in clinical negligence claims
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

Following a ground-breaking decision by the Supreme Court in 2015, the Court of Appeal have recently re-affirmed that the well-known Bolam test in


Five-figure settlement for woman who suffered colon perforation during routine hysterectomy
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

A woman in her late forties, known only as Yasmin to protect her identity, has received compensation from St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust after


Sustainable conclusions: the consequences of failing to foresee material matters until trial
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

In the second of my two short articles reviewing some recent Court of Appeal authorities in the field of professional negligence (the first can be


Establishing loss in professional negligence claims
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2017

In this short article, I review three decisions of the Court of Appeal from the last five months or so where claims against professionals failed