Duty of care to prospective beneficiary under a will? Badenach v Calvert

A solicitor approached to draft a will does not always owe a duty of care to a prospective beneficiary. By ABBEY BURKE.

Professional negligence: how much will a claim really cost me?

The direct costs for a law practice of a professional negligence claim can include payment of an excess, a possible increase in professional indemnity insurance…

The most frequent error in professional negligence cases

Though it is often (wrongly) thought to be self-evident, factual causation in pure economic loss cases is often complex. It requires at least as much…

Extent of duty: how far should you go?

If doing legal work on a pro bono basis, lawyers must provide clients with the same level of knowledge and skill afforded to a paying…