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Negligence knee surgery results in amputation - negligence claim settled for £150,000
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2018

At 75, David’s routine knee replacement operation went wrong when the surgeon cut the popliteal artery. The wound became infected eventually


A new dawn or a false alarm?
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2016

The recent decision of Mr Justice Pelling in Purrunsing v A’Court & Co and House Owners Conveyancers Limited 2016 EWHC 789 (Ch), has generated much


Recent developments in the law relating to trustee exoneration clauses
  • Dechert LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 28 2011

Exoneration clauses are used in trustee documentation in order to restrict a trustee’s liability for loss or damage to the trust fund.


Guardianship orders
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2011

A guardianship order is an appointment by the court once an individual has lost capacity to make decisions, usually by mental or physical illness.


Trustees and investment losses
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2011

Trustees should be cautious about embarking on litigation and may require the approval of the Court to do so.


Limitation and contingent rights
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

The Court of Appeal rejected a contingency argument (applying Law Society v Sephton) relied upon by the defendant solicitors concerning negligent advice about the administration of an estate (Lane v Cullens Solicitors).


Lane v Cullens Solicitors Law Society v Sephton argument
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2011

The claimant’s attempt to rely on Law Society v Sephton to postpone the accrual of his cause of action against the defendant solicitors was unsuccessful.


Unravelling transactions the party’s over
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2011

In March the Court of Appeal handed down its eagerly awaited decision in Pitt v Holt, unexpectedly overturning what has been known as the principle set out in Re Hastings-Bass.


No more second bites for trustees: the end of the rule in Hastings-Bass
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2011

The rule in Hastings-Bass had been settled law for many years.


Unravelling transactions: close your eyes?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2011

The Court of Appeal has now handed down its eagerly awaited decision in Pitt and Another v Holt and Another, unexpectedly overturning what has been known as the principle set out in Re Hastings-Bass.