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Court Upholds Professional Negligence Ruling Against Solicitors For Under-settling Miner’s Compensation Claim
Professional Negligence Solicitor, Lee Dawkins, anticipates an avalanche of professional negligence claims from miners who have lost out due to their lawyer’s negligence The court of appeal has...
Court Says No: Injury Solicitors Are Just a Click Away From a Negligence Claim
Jasmine Butler looks at the low value road traffic accident protocol and a technical mishap that could result in a personal injury lawyer facing a professional negligence claim The online low value...
Compensation Claims against Third Party Solicitors
One of the principles behind any claim for negligence is that the ‘tortfeasor’ (legal jargon for the wrongdoer), needs to owe the claimant a duty of care.  It is difficult to specifically define a...
Recommended by the Legal 500 guide
Slee Blackwell, the solicitors behind Pro Neg, are featured as a recommended firm in the latest edition of the highly influential Legal 500 guide. The Legal 500, which is published each year, ranks...
SRA Disciplinary Matters Increase by 55%
An announcement by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has stated that there has been a massive increase in the number of disciplinary matters it has commenced; an increase of 55% this year...
Conditional Fee Agreement Insurance
What was intended to be guidance and some fundamental changes to the law of nuisance by the Supreme Court in the matter of Coventry –v- Lawrence, has in fact caused consternation for litigants who...
Modern Ground Rent: Buyers Beware
Professional negligence solicitor, Lee Dawkins, looks at the problems caused by Modern Ground Rent provisions under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967. We have recently been instructed to deal with a...
The FOS: To complain or not to complain – that is the question.
Emma Slade, a specialist professional negligence solicitor, examines the recent unanimous Court of Appeal decision in Clark –v- In Focus Asset Management confirming that once a decision by the...
Fraud in Civil Proceedings
The word ‘fraud’ – like ‘negligence’ – tends to be easily thrown into a conversation when discussing the actions of a potential defendant, but it has a different and more onerous definition in law...
Professional Negligence Claims and Financial Ombudsman Decisions
DO YOU OR DON’T YOU? Clark –v- In Focus Asset Management (“IFAM”) [2014] EWCA Civ 118 Professional Negligence Solicitor, Emma Slade, examines a unanimous Court of Appeal decision which confirms that...

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