Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Does a Barrister owe a duty to its instructing solicitor

Does a Barrister owe a duty to its instructing solicitor

Overview The High Court recently endorsed the commonly held view that a barrister’s duty is to their lay client and not to their instructing solicitor ...

Abusive Collateral Attack in a civil context: The Test

Abusive Collateral Attack in a civil context: The Test

The Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Terry Allsop-v-Banner Jones Ltd, Rae Cohen has clarified the test to apply in cases where a party seeks to st ...

For the sake of argument?

For the sake of argument?

Smith J determined that Mrs Evans’ claim in Betesh Partnership v Evans [2020] EWHC 1589 (QB),  as articulated in the Particulars of Claim, was not arg ...

"Let's agree to disagree"

"Let's agree to disagree"

Adjudication – a voluntary ADR alternative in professional negligence disputes A revised pilot scheme for Adjudication of Professional Negligence clai ...

Breach of Trust, s.61 of the Trustee Act 1925 and Due Diligence - The Ball is in Whose Court?

Breach of Trust, s.61 of the Trustee Act 1925 and Due Diligence - The Ball is in Whose Court?

Purrunsing –v- (1) A’Court & Co (A Firm) and (2) House Owners Conveyancers Limited.