News & Updates
Solicitors' negligence for sending a Trainee to trial revisited. Court of Appeal upholds no liability for door of Court settlement in Dunhill v Brook
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim for professional negligence brought by Mrs Dunhill against her former solicitors and counsel for the alleged under-settlement of a personal injury claim.Read more
Following the 2014 decision in ISG Construction Ltd v Seevic College, where a paying party failed to issue a valid payment notice in response to a payment application, the amount applied for by the…Read more
Civil Liability Bill arrives in a form capable of achieving reform to key issues of whiplash and discount rate
The long-awaited publication of the Civil Liability Bill has taken place. Each of the two parts of the Bill are designed to have a positive effect in reducing the cost of motor insurance and so from…Read more
Project monitors’ duties and contributory negligence: Lloyds Bank Plc v McBains Cooper Consulting Ltd. DWF successful in the Court of Appeal.
DWF's Michael Robin and James McKay acted for the successful Appellant project monitor to overturn the decision of Mr Justice Edwards-Stuart that a project monitor provided 'advice' rather than…Read more