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The Supreme Court’s recent decisions on scope of duty - implications for claims against lawyers

United Kingdom - July 27 2021 Many will be aware of the Supreme Court decisions in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP and Khan v Meadows, handed down together on…

William Glynn.

Putting things right: the SRA’s new guidance on own-interest conflicts

United Kingdom - December 12 2019 Historically, there has been a practice of solicitors rectifying mistakes made on existing files (where possible) in order to cure an own-interest…

Commercial Dispute Resolution Newsletter - October 2019

European Union, United Kingdom - October 2 2019 Although in our experience some judges have not engaged fully with the scheme on occasion, case law coming through in recent months clearly…

Helen Bourne, Chris Burdett, Tim Crockford, Gavin Henderson, Neil Jamieson, Anne Kentish, Garrett Moore, Louisa Robbins, Helen Rowlands, Tom White.

Solicitors liable in linked Dreamvar and P&P appeals

United Kingdom - May 18 2018 Conveyancing solicitors and their professional indemnity insurers have been keenly anticipating the Court of Appeal's decision, which was handed down…

Vicky Hardy.

Supreme Court determines HRA claim was brought in time

United Kingdom - December 11 2017 In a decision likely to be welcomed by regulated professionals and their advisers, the Supreme Court in O'Connor v Bar Standards Board [2017] UKSC 78…