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Lawyer negligence in property deals appeal courts confirm causation test
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • June 16 2015

Two recent cases from New Zealand's senior appellate courts have confirmed and restated the test for liability of lawyers who negligently advise on

Solicitors' responsibility for conveyancing credit risk denied by the High Court
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2015

In a transaction the claimant's own counsel described as 'murky', the High Court has dismissed a negligence claim against solicitors for the alleged

Buyers and bankrupts
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2015

A recent decision of His Honour Judge David Cooke in the Chancery Division, Kandola v Mirza Solicitors (2015) provides useful guidance for solicitors

Agents, lawyers and best behaviour
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2014

The Investment Property Forum has launched a UK Protocol aiming to offer investment agents clear guidance on potential conflicts of interest. The

State Register of Rights will be opened
  • Arzinger Law Office
  • Ukraine
  • November 27 2014

On November 25, 2014 the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Some Legislative Acts of Ukraine on De- termining Ultimate Beneficiaries of Legal Entities

Commercial property- Autumn 2014
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 25 2014

The year 1925 witnessed the most radical overhauling and modernisation that property law in England and Wales has ever seen. Six great

Is a landlord responsible for a tenant’s nuisance?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2014

The Coventry v Lawrence litigation attracted a lot of attention earlier this year on the subject of when an injunction would be granted to restrain a

Oral hearings and the Financial Services Ombudsman: an update
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • September 23 2014

The High Court once again considered the right to an oral hearing before the Financial Services Ombudsman (the FSO) in the case of Carty Doyle -v-

Solicitors' liability limited to the difference between values with and without planning permission SAAMCO principles apply
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2014

The recent case of Credit & Mercantile plc v Nabarro (a firm) 2014 EWCH 2819 (Ch) is a first instance decision in which the court applied the

No success with succession
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2014

The Extra Division of the Inner House of the Court of Session recently held that surviving cohabitants do not have a right to make a claim on the