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Continuing duty to correct mistakes

United Kingdom - March 22 2016 To get around limitation problems, claimants may argue that a professional was under a continuing duty to correct an error until the point of…

Amy Beaumont, Suzanne Wharton.

Surveyors’ update: uncertainty edition - Case Law Insight: Surveyor liability for hidden defects

United Kingdom - July 8 2020 The decision in Hart v Large is potentially alarming for surveyors and their insurers as the surveyor was found liable for diminution in value of…

Accountants defeat 'opportunistic' professional negligence claim

United Kingdom - July 14 2016 The High Court firmly rejected a claim against Ernst & Young LLP (EY), in which it was alleged that EY had been negligent in due diligence performed…

Mark Cawthorne, Suzanne Wharton.

Are professional advisers under a duty to warn clients that their opinion may be interpreted differently?

United Kingdom - March 23 2018 Professionals providing advice should act on a recent Court of Appeal decision of Barker v Baxendale Walker. This highlights that when professionals…

Suzanne Wharton.

Dodd v Raeburn Estates [2016] EWHC 262

United Kingdom - June 20 2016 The High Court held that the Landlord was not liable in negligence after a man fell down stairs at the property and died. Whilst the stairs were…

Louise Taylor, Suzanne Wharton.