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No implied duties owed to counter-party

United Kingdom - December 14 2020 Mr Justice Snowden confirmed in NDH Properties Limited v Lupton Fawcett LLP [2020] EWHC 3050 (Ch) that it is rare that an implied solicitor/client…

Sarah Robertson.

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…

Jenny Eacott.

Aggregation under solicitors’ policies - the boomerang returns

United Kingdom - November 17 2020 The volume of claims against the legal profession, and frequency of large scale alleged loss scenarios, has unfortunately meant that the issue of…

Gareth Robinson.

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.

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…

Jenny Eacott, Julian Miller.