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"Tell me something I don't know!"

United Kingdom - July 14 2016 To what extent is a solicitor obliged to explain the meaning and effect of contract terms to a sophisticated client? That question has been examined…

Leanne Rogers, Lorna Flynn, Mark Healing.

Vendor's solicitor jointly liable to purchaser in novel breach of trust case

United Kingdom - May 23 2016 In a case which raises a novel point of law, the High Court has ruled that the vendor's solicitor was equally liable with a property purchaser's…

Parminder Badhan, Ross Risby.

Duty to warn is co-extensive with a solicitor's retainer

United Kingdom - November 1 2018 The Court of Appeal has today (25 October 2018) dismissed an appeal which challenged a judge's finding that a solicitor was not under a duty to warn…

Parminder Badhan.

Beware of costs sanctions if your conduct falls out of line

United Kingdom - August 7 2020 Beware of costs sanctions if your conduct falls out of line A number of recent cases have served as a stark reminder to practitioners of the…

Parminder Badhan.

A Cautionary Reminder: Be Clear Who Your Client Is

United Kingdom - June 20 2016 In the recent decision of Caliendo and Another v Mishcon de Reya (a Firm), Mishcon de Reya was subject to a professional negligence action by…

Adele Magennis, Catrin Davies, Clare Hughes-Williams, Gill Burnett, Ross Risby.