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Professional negligence—Limitation and contingencies, chance and causation (Gosden & Kaye v Halliwell Landau & Laidlow)

Professional negligence—Limitation and contingencies, chance and causation (Gosden & Kaye v Halliwell Landau & Laidlow)
Published on: 09 March 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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