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Mansion Estates Ltd v Hayre & Co (a firm) 2016 EWHC 96 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2016

The Chancery Division recently held that a solicitor was negligent for failing to attach a correct plan to a transfer of part and for failing to

The trials and tribulations of planning challenges
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

The recent changes regarding the process of statutory challenge as they relate to planning and planning related cases, now known as Planning

Condominium Association Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees in Florida
  • Jimerson & Cobb P.A.
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

When deciding whether to pursue legal action, a condominium association board of directors may ask “can we recover the attorneys’ fees?” The good

Indiana Supreme Court addresses a lien claimant’s right to recover attorneys’ fees upon bonding off of the lien
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

This article addresses the treatment of the case by the Supreme Court of Indiana in an Opinion published on August 26, 2015. Goodrich Quality Theaters

Court of Appeal summaries (December 6- 11)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2015

The Court of Appeal released a fair number of civil decisions this week on a variety of topics, but nothing groundbreaking. Perhaps the most

Eminent Domain and Attorneys’ Fees: The Case for Excessive Litigation
  • Jimerson & Cobb P.A.
  • USA
  • December 10 2015

In Florida, recovery of attorneys' fees in eminent domain and inverse condemnation proceedings is governed by Sections 73.091 and 73.092 of the

Orientfield Holdings Ltd v Bird & Bird LLP 2015 EWHC 1963 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

The High Court has ruled on a claim in negligence against former solicitors acting in a property transaction dating back to 2010. The defendant had

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

French legal and regulatory update - AprilMay 2015
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • June 15 2015

The ordinance (ordonnance) n2015-558 dated 21 May 2015 regarding the branches, established in the French territory, of credit institutions having

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