Professional indemnity

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Having established the existence of a ‘professional’ who may owe duties to their client, it is then necessary to consider the bases on which such duties may be founded....

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This Practice Note considers causation and remoteness in professional negligence claims, encompassing the ‘but for’ test (considered in Kuwait Airways v Iraqi Airways),...

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Introduction The regulations, The National Health Service (Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/334, which are effective from 1...

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What is design and build? At its simplest, design and build (D&B): • is a project delivery system under which a single entity (the D&B contractor) assumes responsibility...

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The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] [Name of defendant’s solicitor] [Address] [insert date] Dear [insert contact name] [PROSPECTIVE CLAIMANT’S NAME] AND...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS] [NAME OF CHAMBERS]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR] [NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT FIRM] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT SURVEYOR] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT]...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF...

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This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in respect of claims in...

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1 Your details Firm name[Insert name] Policy number[Insert number] Contact name[Insert name] Contact details[Insert contact details (email address, telephone number,...

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The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

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The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

Practice Note

The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE] Dear [insert...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE] Dear [insert...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE] Dear...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [[APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR OR SENIOR PARTNER]] [NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [[CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER]] [NAME OF DEFENDANT FIRM] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [[APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR]] [NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE] Dear [insert...

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What is product liability insurance and who needs it? Product liability insurance is a type of cover which, in the context of the construction industry, protects the...

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Professional indemnity insurance 1 The [warrantor] shall take out and maintain from the commencement of the [Services OR Works] and for a period of [6 OR 12] years from...

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Professional indemnity insurance 1 Without limiting his other obligations under this Agreement or otherwise at law, the Consultant shall maintain professional indemnity...

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General requirement A consultant’s appointment will routinely require the consultant to take out and maintain professional indemnity (PI) insurance. For many...

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