Cases Professional Negligence
Judgment Date: 09 Jul 1999
Proposed amendments to the statement of claim by the claimant outside the applicable limitation periods were to be disallowed as they sought to raise new causes of action on different facts.
Judgment Date: 02 Feb 1999
Twelve related sample actions against solicitors arising out of losses on mortgage applications made by building society. This report identifies the specific issues related to each individual case
Judgment Date: 18 Jun 1998
Solicitor acting for mortgagee in a re-mortgage has a duty to ensure that it is properly signed by each of the borrowers.
Judgment Date: 06 Nov 1997
In an appeal from a decision of Master Muncaster the issue was whether parts of a statement of claim should be struck out: the question which the judge asked himself was "is it perfectly clear that this claim cannot succeed?".
Judgment Date: 16 Jun 1995
Claims by banks in respect of negligent overvaluation of property inducing them to finance the purchase of same.