Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Catrin Davies

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    ...

A Global Pandemic – A Globally vulnerable workforce

A Global Pandemic – A Globally vulnerable workforce

We are in unprecedented times. Countries are emerging from enforced lockdowns across the world, and vast numbers of individuals are working from home. ...

Court of Appeal gives ruling on limitation in matrimonial proceedings

Court of Appeal gives ruling on limitation in matrimonial proceedings

On 7 July 2020, the Court of Appeal handed down its Judgment in Holt v Holley & Steer [2020] EWCA Civ 851 providing new guidance on the assessment ...

Litigating during the pandemic

Litigating during the pandemic

This is the second in a series of risk management alerts for law firms. We have already provided property practitioners with our views on the risks re ...

Solicitors' Risks in Brief  newsletter - April 2020

Solicitors' Risks in Brief newsletter - April 2020

Regulatory The SRA Standards and Regulations 2019 On 25 November 2019, the SRA introduced its new Standards and Regulations. Its aim was to ...

Stamp Duty relief traps for conveyancers

Stamp Duty relief traps for conveyancers

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 alleg ...