Where solicitors had allegedly negligently advised a client in connection with a mesothelioma claim and he subsequently died, the solicitors did not owe a duty of care to the client’s widow as an individual (as opposed to as executrix) nor to the couple’s children. To impose a duty of care, even one restricted to immediate relatives, could lead to a tidal wave of claims - White v Jones distinguished (Axa Corporate Solutions SA v National Westminster Bank plc Outer House, Court of Session).