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The illegality defence in professional negligence claims - where are we now, post Stoffel? Stoffel & Co (Appellant) v Grondona (Respondent) [2020] UKSC 42

United Kingdom - November 18 2020 In what circumstances should claimants partaking in illegal or immoral activity be permitted to seek damages from those exposed for other possible…

Philip Murrin.

Dealing with a vexatious litigant - a time to show restraint

United Kingdom - August 3 2020 A vexatious litigant who refuses to accept defeat may place both a financial and emotional burden on the person they are litigating against. In this…

Vanessa Taylor-Byrne.

Accountants: no duty of care or fiduciary duty owed where professional had not assumed duty and was clearly acting for other party

United Kingdom - July 15 2020 Carmela de Sena (1) Meltor Developments Ltd (2) v Joseph Notaro (1) S Notaro Group Ltd (2) Bishop Fleming (a firm) (3) Davies & Partners (a firm) (4)…

Francesca Muscutt.

The construction sector’s road to recovery will be sign-posted by the three “Rs”

United Kingdom - June 16 2020 The first tentative steps are now being taken to ease the lockdown restrictions imposed on the nation as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Mark Roach.

Notification of circumstances - clarification from the Court of Appeal Euro Pools Plc v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc [2019] EWCA Civ 808

United Kingdom - May 20 2019 The Court of Appeal has examined a notification of circumstances which “might reasonably be expected to produce a Claim” in its recent decision in…

Julian Miller, Philip Murrin.