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Articles by Parminder Badhan

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 ...

Fiduciary duties owed by a director survive insolvency Re System Building Services Group Limited (in liquidation) [2020] EWHC 54 (Ch)

Fiduciary duties owed by a director survive insolvency Re System Building Services Group Limited (in liquidation) [2020] EWHC 54 (Ch)

A recent English case has considered for the first time whether and if so to what extent the general duties of a director survive a company’s entry in ...

Court of Appeal clarifies new test for dishonesty in accountant's accessory liability case

Court of Appeal clarifies new test for dishonesty in accountant's accessory liability case

In a key decision of the Court of Appeal, an accountant was found to have dishonestly assisted breaches of trust and fiduciary duty in a very substant ...

Duty to Warn in Co-extensive with a Solicitor's retainers

Duty to Warn in Co-extensive with a Solicitor's retainers

Cathal Anthony Lyons v Fox Williams LLP [2018] EWCA Civ 2347 The Court of Appeal on 25 October 2018 dismissed an appeal which challenged a judge's fin ...

Solicitors' Risk in Brief - April 2019

Solicitors' Risk in Brief - April 2019

Controversial proposal to reduce SRA Minimum Cover is kicked onto the back-burner  In March 2018 we reported that the Solicitors Regulation Auth ...

Duty to warn is co-extensive with a solicitor's retainer

Duty to warn is co-extensive with a solicitor's retainer

The Court of Appeal has today (25 October 2018) dismissed an appeal which challenged a judge's finding that a solicitor was not under a duty to warn a ...

Solicitor's liability to opposing party

Solicitor's liability to opposing party

Steel v NRAM Limited [2018] UKSC 13 (28 February 2018) This case had an unusual dimension as the claim was brought by one party to an arm’s length tra ...

The Supreme Court finally speaks on Aggregation

The Supreme Court finally speaks on Aggregation

In a hotly-anticipated judgment, the Supreme Court yesterday (22 March 2017) clarified that the scope for aggregation of claims arising from similar a ...

The scope of the retainer and the engagement letter (Lyons v Fox Williams)

The scope of the retainer and the engagement letter (Lyons v Fox Williams)

Practice Compliance analysis: Phil Murrin, Partner, and Parminder Badhan, Associate, consider the implications of Lyons v Fox Williams LLP.

Ruling in favour of solicitors’ insurer over debts and trading liabilities

Ruling in favour of solicitors’ insurer over debts and trading liabilities

DAC Beachcroft's Phil Murrin and Parminder Badhan featured in Thursday 3 November's edition of Insurance Day, covering the latest key ruling in favour ...