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Published 6 April 2020
On 25 November 2019, the SRA introduced its new Standards and Regulations. Its aim was to simplify the rules applying to the profession and to provide more freedom and flexibility in a modern, legal services market.
In 2014 the SRA began a series of consultations designed to ‘reduce the regulatory burden’ upon law firms and practitioners, whilst preserving the necessary protections for clients
The doctrine is used to determine causation and assess damages in cases where the claimant has lost the opportunity to pursue a course of action, which they contend would have been pursued and had a “chance” of achieving some (usually monetary) benefit.
‘Litigation’ privilege has long been subject to a ‘dominant purpose’ test. For a document to be privileged, the dominant purpose for its creation must have been for use in relation to contentious proceedings.
From 6 April 2020, documents requiring a signed statement attesting to a belief in the truth of the facts within that document, must also include the additional words set out in bold below.
At the end of last year the Office for National Statistics published its latest population projections. Amongst these figures was the projected life expectancy. It is still assumed that life expectancy will increase but less quickly than the ONS projected in 2016.
In our article published on 2 April 2019 we warned of the rise in claims against conveyancers and other property professionals arising out of an alleged failure to advise purchasers that they could claim multiple dwelling relief (“MDR”) when purchasing a residential property with more than one “dwelling”.
Professional negligence claims against solicitors for under settling Noise Induced Hearing Loss (“NIHL”) claims are on the rise and look to be gathering momentum.
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