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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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Liabilities arising from funding agreement caught by debts and trading liabilities exclusion

Liabilities arising from funding agreement caught by debts and trading liabilities exclusion

Impact Funding Solutions Limited v AIG Europe Insurance Ltd [2016] UKSC 57 In an appeal that raised a question of general public importance, the Supre ...

More problems on duties and causation for sophisticated clients

More problems on duties and causation for sophisticated clients

Cathal Anthony Lyons v Fox Williams LLP [2016] EWHC 2427 (QB) The High Court has today (25 October 2016) handed down its judgment in a significant and ...