Tag: Litigation

A Warning to Lawyers in Professional Negligence Claims: Solicitors owe a duty to warn clients of risks

Although each case with turn on its fact, the judicial advice is clear: although a solicitor is not necessarily under a general duty to warn clients about risks relating to matters which fall outside the scope of the retainer, a that solicitor fails to warn a client on risks which are material to the retainer leaves open a potential professional negligence claim.

Shanks v Unilever [2019]: UK Supreme Court potentially opens floodgates for further intellectual property claims by inventors

The Supreme Court (Lord Kitchin, Lady Hale, Lord Reed, Lord Hodge and Lady Black sitting) this week have handed down the highly anticipated judgment in Shanks v Unilever…

Mis-selling of Unsuitable Financial Products: Credit Suisse Loses S138D FSMA Litigation Case

In Abdullah and others v Credit Suisse (UK) Limited and Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited [2017] EWHC 3016 (Comm), the High Court has given judgment in favour of private…