Examples of Solicitor Negligence

Examples of Solicitor Negligence

In this insightful article, we provide a range of examples of solicitor negligence which cover different legal practice areas and which are based on actual cases that have come before the courts.

Negligent will writing

Negligent Will Writing & Probate –
Five Common Mistakes

In this article we reveal negligent will writing mistakes commonly made by solicitors and will writers undertaking wills and probate work.

Third party claims

Third Party Claims – A Film Finance Scheme Epic

In this article we report on what will undoubtedly be one of the most significant professional negligence judgments of 2022, arising from third party claims against a leading tax barrister.

Business email compromise

Business Email Compromise –
Recovering the loss

In this article we examine both the nature of business email compromise and the potential to recover the significant financial loss often suffered from it.

Elliott v Hattens Solicitors

Elliott v Hattens Solicitors – Ahoy the rocks of limitation!

In this case report we examine the decision of the Court of Appeal as to when the claimant’s professional negligence claim arose under the Limitation Act 1980.

Claims against administrators

Top Five Claims Against Administrators

In this insightful article we identify and comment upon the leading reported cases involving claims against administrators appointed under the Insolvency Act 1986.

The Property Ombudsman

The Property Ombudsman –
An Unbiased Guide

In this unbiased guide we answer many of the questions frequently asked by dissatisfied clients of property professionals, about the dispute resolution service provided by The Property Ombudsman.

Authorised Push Payment Fraud

Authorised Push Payment Fraud:
Can I claim for compensation?

In this informative article we explain how Authorised Push Payment fraud arises and the legal action that may be available to victims seeking compensation.

Assessment of solicitors costs

Assessment of solicitors’ costs – Essential case examples

In this article we provide a helpful account of the law and key court decisions governing applications by clients for an assessment of solicitors’ costs.

Solicitors bills rules

Solicitors’ Bills Rules – What you
should know

In this practical guide we explain what the solicitors’ bills rules are and why they are important when it comes to the recoverability and assessment of the fees and disbursements claimed in solicitors’ bills.

Compensation awards for broker negligence

Compensation awards for broker negligence

In this article we examine the types of loss for which compensation is awarded to unsatisfied policyholders in claims arising from broker negligence.

Claimant errors

Claimant errors in professional negligence claims

In this practical guide we identify and discuss those errors commonly made by claimants embarking on a professional negligence claim.