Professional Liability Third Edition

Author: Robert Wickins
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 962209404X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Professional Liability has been written to give accountancy and business students a clear and concise description of the legal principles relating to professional liability. The core of the book is a wide-ranging and detailed account of the growth and application of the tort of negligence. Over one hundred leading British and Hong Kong cases covering a wide range of professions and business situations are used to illustrate the basic principles. The facts and a detailed analysis of all major cases are provided. A number of leading Commonwealth cases have also been included. The book is also useful to those studying or seeking information on professional liability in areas such as surveying, banking, and public administration. The text is divided into numbered paragraphs, and the main points are summarized at the end of each chapter, for easier comprehension and study.

Solicitors Negligence and Liability

Author: Tom Leech
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
ISBN: 9781847668714
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The new third edition of this popular title provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of UK solicitors' negligence, liability in equity, and wasted costs. Written by practitioners for practitioners, the book 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 in the UK. It includes important coverage of insurance issues, regulatory issues, disciplinary regulation of solicitors, coverage of the Solicitors' Regulation Authority's new code of conduct governing the profession, and the introduction of the new role of the UK's Compliance Officer for Legal Practice, a new requirement for all solicitor firms.

Solicitors negligence

Author: William Flenley
Publisher: MICHIE
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This work focuses on the substantive law relating to solicitors' negligence and breach of duty, including solicitors' undertakings and their liability in contract, tort and under the law of trusts and fiduciary duties. It deals with a variety of topics, from the general priniciples to specific situations and is a handy and practical guide to the procedural aspects of bringing and defending a claim for solicitors' negligence. Containing precedents, checklists and summaries, statutory materials and professional codes, this title is a useful and informative guide for all practitioners advising in solicitors' negligence cases.

Professional negligence of lawyers accountants bankers and brokers

Author: Geoffrey R. Masel
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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Second edition of a textbook for law students and professionals, containing the applicable law as stated to September 1989. Covers the general principles of negligence liability, and follows with specific principles relating to each of the professions in the title. The final chapters deal with insuring against negligence risks and methods of preventing losses in the first place. Contains many direct quotations from judicial decisions which are fully referenced. Also includes a full table of cases ordered alphabetically.

Professional Negligence in Construction

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Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134436629
Format: PDF, ePub
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What is professional negligence? What are the obligations of construction professionals in contract and in tort? In what circumstances might the difference between the obligations be important? These questions are of crucial importance not only to construction lawyers but also to contractors, architects, quantity surveyors, engineers, project managers, and multi disciplinary practices. With the emphasis on the practical aspects of professional negligence in the construction industry and written in a straightforward yet authoritative way, this book is ideal for lawyers and students of construction and law as well as construction professionals at all levels.

Lawyers liabilities

Author: Hugh Evans
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The second edition of Lawyers' Liabilities provides a readily accessible commentary to the key issues which arise in solicitors' negligence. It highlights in particular the merits of the Bolam test, abuse of process and damages.The second edition includes new chapters on solicitor's undertakings, wasted costs, contributory negligence and the scope of duty. It covers the newly developing area of restraining solicitors from breach of confidentiality, and provides detailed comment on the important House of Lords decision in Hall v Simons. It will appeal to anyone for whom professional negligence is a potential factor in litigation.* Authoritative and easily accessible in equal measure* Of interest to academics and practitioners alike