Covid Update – Retail SFT Event
This virtual event, held on 15th June, was hosted by the FOIL Retail Sector SFT.
The scope of the duty of care in the context of professional advice
Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP (2021) UKSC 20
Vnuk: the position now under UK motor law
- FOIL Ireland
- FOIL Scotland
- London FOIL
In this article, we look a little deeper into the announcement in February 2021 by the Transport Secretary of the government’s “plan to scrap EU law, ensuring British drivers avoid £50 a year insurance hike” and discuss what this might mean in practice.
Urgent – The HMCTS digital claims service pilot
Tomorrow, Friday, 28 May, HMCTS is launching the next stage of its digital claims service pilot.
Professional negligence: the same negligent advice given twice
Sciortino v Beaumont (2021) EWCA Civ 786
Professional negligence: limitation in ‘midnight deadline’ cases
Matthew and others v Sedman and others (2021) UKSC 19
Professional negligence: when is damage sustained?
The defendant/appellant, a firm of solicitors, were retained by the claimant/respondent in 2011, to act for her in connection with a transaction pursuant to which her husband was to grant her a lease and she would grant an underlease to another party (the sub-lessee).
The Suez Canal grounding – a data-driven analysis
In this presentation, the speakers looked at how AI can now analyse huge amounts of data from multiple sources. The grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal was used as a case study on the application of this process to determine what probably happened.
HMCTS Survey on remote hearings
HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) are seeking the views of the legal profession on the use of remote hearings during the pandemic to help understand how best to use and administer these in the longer term.