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  • Revisiting the bracket of permissible opinion and contributory negligence Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Enviado: 10 February 2012

    The Paratus case dealt with familiar issues in claims against valuers, including the "bracket" of permissible, non- negligent opinion, and a claimant lender's contributory negligence.

  • Twitter ye not - a salutary tale on social media Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Enviado: 10 February 2012

    A decision of the Bar Standards Board that highlights potential risks to professionals in embracing social media.

  • Liability for insufficient payment to redeem charge on property Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Enviado: 10 February 2012

    A recent judgment that clarifies the limits upon breach of trust actions by lenders against solicitors.

  • Construing contractual terms: “diligently” does not impart any standard of care Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Última revisión: 16 November 2011 / Enviado: 16 November 2011

    A contractual obligation to perform an action “diligently” does not impose upon the performing party an obligation to meet any particular standard of care.

  • Quantification of damages: giving claimants the benefit of the doubt Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Última revisión: 16 November 2011 / Enviado: 16 November 2011

    Claimant are not entitled to the benefit of the doubt in assessing damages simply because a defendant’s breach of contract has made quantification of damages uncertain.

  • A case of mixed up wills Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Última revisión: 13 July 2011 / Enviado: 13 July 2011

    Case review of Terry Michael Marley v (1) Terry Rawlings (2) Michael Rawlings in which a UK court was unable to rectify wills based on clerical error.

  • Mortgage Fraud Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Última revisión: 16 February 2011 / Enviado: 16 February 2011

    This seminar considered mortgage fraud and the doctrine of illegality; fraud and vicarious liability and associated issues and finally mortgage fraud and attribution of knowledge.

  • Scope of duty: Haugesund Kommune and another v Depfa ACS Bank (Wikborg Rein & Co, Pt 20 defendant) Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Última revisión: 16 February 2011 / Enviado: 16 February 2011

    This appeal case examined whether a solicitor, as a consequence of the negligent advice the solicitor had given a bank, could be liable to the bank for the sum transferred to a pair of Norwegian municipalities under a swap contract transaction. The municipalities had been found liable to the bank in restitution, but were impecunious.

  • UK welcomes back the PCAOB into audit investigations Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Última revisión: 16 February 2011 / Enviado: 16 February 2011

    Under a deal agreed on 10 January 2011, the US audit watchdog will now be allowed access to inspect UK accounting firms who represent companies in US markets, in an attempt to protect investor confidence in capital markets.

  • Whether a solicitor`s activites were covered by a policy: Zurich Professional Ltd v Brown and another Acceso restringido

    Artículo

    Última revisión: 16 February 2011 / Enviado: 16 February 2011

    The court considered a claim against an insolvent solicitor’s insurer relating to his work as a personal representative. In analysing the facts the court held that the work had not been carried out in the man’s capacity as a solicitor and the practice he later established (and for which the indemnity policy was written) was not a continuation of that work. The new personal representative could therefore not claim against Mr Brown’s professional indemnity insurer.

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