Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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The Role of Liability Experts in Claims against Solicitors

The Role of Liability Experts in Claims against Solicitors

The General Position Where a claim is brought for professional negligence, the court will generally expect to be provided with some expert evidence to ...

Another headache for conveyancing solicitors?

Another headache for conveyancing solicitors?

Considers the Law Commission's proposal to reform the Land Registry indemnity scheme for victims of fraud As many solicitors undertaking conveyancing ...

Wellesley Partners LLP v Withers LLP: Remoteness of damage in cases of concurrent liability

Wellesley Partners LLP v Withers LLP: Remoteness of damage in cases of concurrent liability

The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed in Wellesley Partners LLP v Withers LLP (2015) EWCA that, where concurrent duties are owed in contract and ...

Limitation Act 1980

Limitation Act 1980

Any litigator must understand the time limits for bringing claims, but this is not a straightforward area. Two recent cases clarify the Court's approa ...

One strike and out - should claims be dismissed summarily for underpayment of court fees?

One strike and out - should claims be dismissed summarily for underpayment of court fees?

A recent High Court decision has examined the extent to which Claimants will be penalised by the courts for the underpayment of court fees and will be ...

Solicitors Risks In Brief February 2016

Solicitors Risks In Brief February 2016

Limitation Act 1980 Ombudsman update: ADR Directive Consultation One strike and out - should claims be dismissed summarily for underpayment of ...

AIB Group (UK) Ltd v Mark Redler & Co Solicitors [2014]

AIB Group (UK) Ltd v Mark Redler & Co Solicitors [2014]

The long awaited Judgment of the Supreme Court provided clarity on Wednesday, 5 November 2014 on the nature and extent of equitable compensation in br ...