pnBlawg

the professional negligence blog

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New Imposter Fraud Decision

How should the courts allocate the risk of – and the losses flowing from – frauds practised on innocent parties?  Lawyers are first exposed to these questions as students but there is currently a growing need to address them afresh in the professional liability context with the increased prominence of “imposter fraud” in property transactions.  Does it make a diff... [More]

Getting your hands on an undisclosed expert report

When the other side wants to change expert are you entitled to their original expert’s reports and other documentation containing the substance of the expert’s opinion? This was the question considered in the case Allen Tod Architecture v Capita Property and Infrastructure Ltd ([2016] EWHC 2171) - a professional negligence claim by an architect against a structural engineer in the TCC.... [More]