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Court of Appeal takes broad policy approach to LASPO Act’s funding reforms
  • BLM
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2017

The Court of Appeal has, in the last fortnight, considered two aspects of the litigation funding reforms brought about by the LASPO Act 2012; namely


Scope of architect's duty to ascertain budget: Riva Properties Limited v Foster & Partners
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

In October of this year, the TCC handed down its judgement in Riva Properties Limited & Ors v Foster & Partners Limited (2017) EWHC 2574, finding


Brian Glasgow v ELS Law: Court holds insurers are not entitled to a lien for unpaid premium due from insolvent insured
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

An insolvent company obtained damages in a professional negligence claim against its solicitors. That claim had been pursued with the benefit of


Damages for negligence? Go back to basics...
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

It is a well-established principle that a successful negligence claim will require a claimant to prove that the defendant's negligence caused the


A tort refresher: Take a blue sky view: alternative torts to negligence
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

When considering a claim (or counterclaim) in tort, many lawyers' thoughts begin and end with negligence. The law of tort addresses non-contractual


A tort refresher: Everybody needs good neighbours: establishing a duty of care in negligence
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

Before a negligence action can be brought, it must first be shown that the defendant owes the claimant a duty of care. The law of tort has developed


A tort refresher: Potential liability of regulators
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

Although public policy considerations mean that regulators are rarely found liable for performance of their statutory functions, certain


Cosmetic surgery: Is it realistic to expect surgeons to assess their prospective patients’ psychological profile?
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2017

On 1 June 2016 the GMC published ‘Guidance for all Doctors Who Offer Cosmetic Interventions’ which set out the standards expected from doctors who


The PAC report has a point
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2017

The report by The Public Accounts Committee looking at financial pressures on the NHS rightfully criticises the government for being too slow to get


Expert evidence in fire damage cases
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2017

There are lessons to be learnt about the gathering of evidence and the use of experts in the judgment in Stoke-on-Trent College v Pelican Rouge