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Liability of barristers and solicitors for negligence.

Alan Michael Brown

Liability of barristers and solicitors for negligence.

by Alan Michael Brown

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Published by Faculty of Law, Queen"s University of Belfast in (Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Fourth year LLB research paper.

ContributionsQueen"s University of Belfast. Faculty of Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination35 leaves
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21061945M

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There are some exceptions where a claim can only be brought in negligence and not for breach of contract, because there was no contractual relationship between the parties. Examples include: some claims against barristers (who do not generally have a contract with the client directly but with the solicitor – direct access is an exception!).

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The claim was initially valued at £40, and settled on a full and final basis for £12, on advice from counsel on the day of trial after the claimant’s main witness failed to attend. The solicitor’s firm had sent a trainee solicitor to court. Subsequently, the claimant instructed new solicitors to.

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The solicitor's duties in contract and tort --Chapter 2. Breach of duty --Chapter 3. Causation and damages at common law --Chapter 4.

Claims in equity --Chapter 5. Authority, vicarious liability and undertakings --Chapter 6. Solicitors' duties of confidentiality --Chapter 7. Limitation --Chapter 8.

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