Solicitors' Negligence and Liability by Mark DaviesSolicitors' Negligence and Liability by Mark Davies

Solicitors' Negligence and Liability

byMark Davies

Hardcover | March 13, 2008

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Professional negligence is an expanding area of interest and Solicitors' Negligence and Liability is a new and authoritative stand alone text providing coverage of the major topics of solicitors' negligence and liability. Readily accessible and functional, this specialist desk guide isclearly laid out for quick and precise analysis of the specific topic areas of contractual duties, tortious duties, equitable obligations, undertakings, defences, remedies, solicitors' indemnity insurance and also gives unique and valuable coverage of professional regulation. This is an essentialreference guide for practising lawyers specialising in solicitors' negligence but will be of value for any solicitor wishing to be reminded of the pitfalls in practice they are hoping to avoid.
Mark Davies is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Sussex, specialising in the area of tort, professional negligence and professional regulation. He is a part-time Justice of the Peace, having previously practised as a solicitor and has published widely in the field of negligence.
Title:Solicitors' Negligence and LiabilityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.3 inPublished:March 13, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199284393

ISBN - 13:9780199284399

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Table of Contents

IntroductionCivil Liability1. Interrelationship of general principles2. Contractual duties3. Tortious duties4. Issues with relevance to both contractual and tortious liability5. Liability for partners and employees6. Equitable obligations7. Solicitors as officers of the court8. Undertakings9. Defences10. Remedies11. Interrelationship with the liability of other professionals12. Case examples focussing on particular areas of practice13. Solicitors' Indemnity InsuranceProfessional Regulation14. The Guide to the Professional Conduct of Solicitors and overview of the regulatory process15. Law Society Consumer Complaints Service and the Legal Services Ombudsman16. Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal17. Interrelationship of professional regulation and civil liability18. Criminal Obligations and LiabilityThe Impact of the Human Rights Act on legal and regulatory liability