Professional Negligence News

Impact of Coronavirus – COVID19

CLICK HERE FOR CORONAVIRUS HELPLINES  The PNLA would like to offer our good wishes and support to all those affected by this ghastly pandemic. We have decided to postpone our May conferences from 2020 to 2021. Edinburgh will now take place on 6 May 2021 and London on 20 May 2021. If we can provide

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PNLA Members Edwin Coe tackle claims relating to Grenfell Tower

Recent blogs from Edwin Coe: The Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 Report – Consequences for Property Owners, Managing agents and Block Managers  Fire prevention: the danger of cladding The Edwin Coe team can be contacted via the PNLA website link here: Edwin Coe PNLA Team

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Solicitors “ignorant about prof neg adjudication”

Ivor Collett – Crown Office Chambers – PNBA Accredited Adjudicator Litigation Futures article – 22 August 2019 – Posted by Nick Hilborne Litigation Futures – Link to article with comments from PNBA Panel Adjudicator Ivor Collett PNLA Specialists Listing – Profile link

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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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