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Post COVID-19 UK: What Will the Professional Negligence Claims Landscape Look Like?

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 28.06.2022 Read more
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Beware the client who is too busy to litigate

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 23.05.2022 Read more
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Important Court of Appeal clarity on the operation of s1(4) of the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 12.04.2022 Read more
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FCA consultation on British Steel redress scheme published

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 31.03.2022 Read more
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No judicial review for FOS defined benefit transfer case

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 31.03.2022 Read more
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National Audit Office on the British Steel Pension Scheme

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 21.03.2022 Read more
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Shell directors facing potential UK ESG shareholder derivative lawsuit

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 18.03.2022 Read more
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The X-Client Files: who owns a solicitor's file

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks

Published by Claire Revell, Partner

It's a perennial headache for solicitors: what exactly am I supposed to do when a client asks me for 'their file'?

23.02.2022 Read more
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SIPPs and FOS - does the Rowanmoor decision change anything?

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks 02.02.2022 Read more
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Good faith does not go both ways

Topic: Professional and Financial Risks

Published by Tom Toulson, Senior Associate

It is common knowledge that solicitors owe fiduciary duties to their clients but what about the other way around? Do clients owe a duty of good faith to their solicitors (as an implied term of the retainer)?

31.01.2022 Read more