Focuses on the law relating to solicitor's negligence and breach of duty including solicitor's undertakings and their liability in contract, tort and judiciary duties. The text also deals with the practical and procedural aspects of bringing and defending a claim for solicitors' negligence.
This book provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of solicitors' negligence, liability in equity and wasted costs. Written by practitioners for practitioners, it deals with a variety of topics, from general principles to specific situations, and is a handy and practical guide to the procedural aspects of bringing and defending a claim for solicitors' negligence.Divided into three principal sections, the first part provides a full survey of the general principles of the law of contract, tort, trusts and fiduciary duty which apply to claims against solicitors. The second part contains chapters on the following areas of practice: Lender's claims, Conveyancing, Litigation, Wills and Estates. The third part covers the procedural issues of claims for wasted costs orders and the special problems of privilege and disclosure which arise in claims against solicitors. Chapters in the second and third parts are organised by reference to the specific issues and practical situations which commonly arise in this type of claim - giving quick and accurate answers to those problems without the need to carry out additional research.This is the first textbook to deal exclusively with claims against solicitors in England and Wales. It will make essential reading for solicitors, barristers and insurance underwriters who deal with claims against solicitors and will help high street solicitors to know what the courts now expect of them.
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"Part 1: General principles. The solicitor's duties in contract and tort. Breach of duty. Damages at common law. Claims in equity. Limitation. Contributory negligence and contribution. Part 2 Specific claims. Lenders' claims. Conveyancing. Wills, estates and trusts. Litigation. Part 3: Procedure. Orders that solicitors pay the costs of litigation personally. Disclosure and Privilege."
Solicitors' Negligence by William Flenley, QC
William Flenley, QC
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