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Case Update: Brain injured man awarded full damages from Trust whose delay in his emergency treatment materially contributed to his pre-existing injury
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

Dr Sido John was a GP who, when he was 16 years old, developed a mild right-sided hemiparesis, meaning that he could only effectively use his left


Court rejects ‘opportunistic’ attempt to blame the accountants
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

The court has firmly rejected a professional negligence claim brought by an acquirer against the accountants who undertook due diligence on the


Professional negligence: conveyancers on both sides of a property purchase found liable to a defrauded buyer
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

In Purrunsing v. A'Court & Co (a firm) and House Owners Conveyancers Limited (2016) EWHC 789 (Ch) Judge Pelling QC in the Chancery Division of the


Purrunsing -v- A’Court & Co (A Firm) and another
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2016

This case related to the fraudulent sale of a property, where a fraudster falsely alleged to be the registered proprietor of the property. By the


Court refuses s61 relief in claim by buyer against seller's solicitors
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2016

In a decision handed down earlier this month, the High Court in Purrunsing -v- (1) A'Court & Co. (a firm); (2) House Owners Conveyancers Limited


Damages won after ‘never event’ bowel injury during surgery for hysterectomy
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

Penningtons Manches' clinical negligence team has settled a claim on behalf of a woman from Kent against obstetrician and gynaecologist, Professor


Child’s birth injury judgement highlights poor standards of medical record keeping
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

The recent decision of Mrs Justice McGowan in the case of FE (represented by his Litigation Friend PE) v. St Georges University Hospitals NHS Trust


Standing still may not form a barrier
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2016

The Commercial Court has held that a standstill agreement did not preclude a defendant (D2) from pursuing an additional claim against another


Court Door settlements and duties owed by trainee solicitors
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2016

Door of Court settlements, the importance of attendance notes and the standards of care owed by trainee solicitors are considered in the recent case


Dishonest discharge: Mortgage Fraud, Negligence and Misrepresentation
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2016

A lender will often have no conveyancer instructed when discharging a mortgage. Even where a discharge is effected as part of a sale transaction