Litigation Funding – New Government Review

The Government changed the way professional claims could be funded in the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO Part 2). After 1 April 2013 in ‘no win no fee’ actions it became impossible to recover lawyer’s success fees and also a ban was placed on recovery of insurance premiums for After

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What is the difference between professional advice and information?

Since 1996 judgments have been handed down in cases creating legal principles to find a balance for the financial liability between a negligent professional and their former client. As time passes many regard the assessment of this balance to be more difficult as new cases emerge. In 2017 judgment of the Supreme Court was handed

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Balance of probabilities or loss of a chance?

A landmark Supreme Court judgment in a professional negligence claim was handed down on 13 February 2019 – Perry v Raleys Solicitors [2019] UKSC. Raleys Solicitors, represented by Michael Pooles QC and Ben Quiney QC, were victorious in overturning the judgment of the Court of Appeal. The approach adopted in a particular case will determine

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