Articles matching "solicitors' liability"
Experts disagree on the extent of a solicitor’s duty of care when instructed by a client to draft a will. Sheriff O’Grady notes that he is bound by the approach set down in Hannigan v Lanarkshire…Read more
Consideration of aggregation of claims clause in minimum terms and conditions of solicitors' professional indemnity policy
On 14 August 2015 Mr Justice Teare handed down judgment in the Commercial Court in relation to a declaration sought by AIG concerning the clause in the Minimum Terms and Conditions of Professional…Read more
The recent decision of (1) Michele Raffaello Bacciottini, (2) Rosemary Anne Cook v Gotelee & Goldsmith (a firm) (2014) Ch D provides a useful example of how the use of arguments of failure to mitigate…Read more
Yesterday the Supreme Court handed down its long awaited judgment in a test case of preliminary issues in the North East Property Buyers litigation following a hearing in March this year. The Supreme…Read more
Helen Smith reviews the judgment which raises some interesting points regarding a solicitor’s liability and how a Court evaluates loss in such circumstances.Read more