Professional negligence

PII renewal season: Claim trends

Steve Holland assesses the pattern of claims notifications seen in different practice areas and advises firms on preparing for this year's PI

08 Jul 2015

Addressing causation in valuer negligence cases

It is key to establish whether claims satisfy the 'but for' test of causation at an early stage, advises Eleano

30 Jun 2015

Who should pay for bad legal advice?

Firms that rely on standard letters to advise clients leave themselves open to potentially opportunistic professional negligence claims, warns Jennife

09 Jun 2015

The court is king

Youth is no excuse for blunders in court, says Caroline Field, as two recent cases remind litigators of all ages of thei

28 Apr 2015

Professional negligence claims against property agents drop by two thirds

High-street lenders make up bulk of claimants for overvaluation o

27 Apr 2015

PII renewal season: Get into shape this summer

Turning your mind to the issue now gives you the chance to get 'PII-fit', which could see you negotiate a tighter settlement, discusses Chri

07 Apr 2015

Cannibalism in the legal sector

Firms are preying on each other as the number of opportunistic claims for under-settlement of a previous case increases, says Chri

31 Mar 2015

Lessons in mitigation

Eamon Mooney considers the merry dance played by solicitors during allegations of professiona

16 Dec 2014

Professional negligence claims against law firms triple

Lenders lead rush of redress for post credit-crunch property losse

04 Dec 2014