- Professional negligence—Limitation and contingencies, chance and causation (Gosden & Kaye v Halliwell Landau & Laidlow)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Private Client analysis: The Court of Appeal demonstrated how whether a case is a loss of chance case or gives full recovery may depend on whose perspective is relevant to causation. The objective nature of the evaluation of the point in time when a claimant should have had the necessary knowledge for section 14A of the Limitation Act is confirmed. This case arose out of a scheme for the mitigation of inheritance tax. Written by Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, barrister at Hardwicke Chambers.
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