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It makes good business sense for your firm to seek to limit the extent of its liability to clients. However, there are regulatory and legal hurdles to...
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Terms of BusinessWe have professional indemnity insurance giving cover for claims against the firm. Details of this insurance, including contact...
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It makes good business sense for your firm to seek to limit the extent of its liability to clients. However, there are regulatory and legal hurdles to...
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Limiting liability to consumer clientsThe Terms of Business drafting notes refer to guidance on the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) published by...
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