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The impact of Google’s £3bn Supreme Court reprieve and other recent data breach decisions on solicitor firms

The impact of Google’s £3bn Supreme Court reprieve and other recent data breach decisions on solicitor firms

The last month  has seen significant  decisions in the world of data breaches which will be welcomed by the legal profession and their insurers. The f ...

A glimmer of hope for causation defences?

A glimmer of hope for causation defences?

A law firm found in breach of duty to its client escaped paying damages after the Claimants failed to establish causation. Brearley & Ors v Higgs ...

Is your firm ready for the regulatory impact of the whiplash reforms?

Is your firm ready for the regulatory impact of the whiplash reforms?

Personal injury practitioners will be familiar with the whiplash reforms which were introduced by the Civil Liability Act 2018 (CLA) and which came in ...

Solicitors' Risks in Brief Newsletter - May 2021

Solicitors' Risks in Brief Newsletter - May 2021

                                             Regulatory Regulatory outlook part 1 – lessons from recent cases READ MORE    Regulatory ...

Wasted costs applications on the rise?

Wasted costs applications on the rise?

We have seen an increase in wasted costs applications against solicitors; whether this is a result of the pandemic or not it is difficult to say. Howe ...

Solicitors' Risks in Brief Newsletter - December 2020

Solicitors' Risks in Brief Newsletter - December 2020

                                             Regulatory Is the tide changing for junior lawyers READ MORE    The Compensation Fund an ...

Our success in a multiple-dwellings relief claim

Our success in a multiple-dwellings relief claim

We are pleased with our recent success at High Wycombe County Court in a case involving the alleged failure to advise on multiple-dwellings relief (MD ...

Damages: Accommodation for accommodation costs

Damages: Accommodation for accommodation costs

In a Judgment which will have consequences for lawyers and their insurers, the Court of Appeal decision in Swift v Carpenter [2020] EWCA Civ 1295, a t ...

Our success in the Court of Appeal

Our success in the Court of Appeal

We are really pleased to have won in the Court of Appeal in Holt v Holley & Steer [2020] EWCA Civ 851.  The case provides new guidance on the asse ...

Solicitors' Risks in Brief Newsletter - August 2020

Solicitors' Risks in Brief Newsletter - August 2020

                                             Regulatory Black Lives Matter – the new #MeToo?   READ MORE    Wellbeing READ MORE    ...