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Vol 22 No 8 August/Sept 2017

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability 8th ed isbn 9780414057524

Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability 7th ed with 4th Supplement

Edited by: John Powell, Roger Stewart

ISBN13: 9780414026797
New Edition ISBN: 9780414057524
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414047808
Published: December 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement
Price: Out of print



This new 7th edition of Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability starts with an introduction to the general law around professionals.

It clarifies the difference between contractual liability and tortuous liability to establish whether a duty of care exists, if it has been breached, the cause and remedies available.

  • The 4th Supplement was published in December 2015
  • The 3rd Supplement was published in December 2014
  • The 2nd Supplement was published in December 2013
  • The 1st Supplement was published in December 2012
  • The Main Work was published in December 2011 The book also covers the nature and scope of Professional Indemnity Insurance and the impact of Human Rights on professionals, making it an essential title to stay updated on all the latest changes.

    • Provides detailed explanation of the general principles, including contractual and tortuous liability
    • Includes expert commentary on the nature of fiduciary duties including unauthorised profits and undue influence
    • Provides individual chapter coverage of specific professions explaining their responsibilities, duties, obligations and standards of skill to help establish if a duty of care exists
    • Covers the legal, financial, technology, construction and trademark professions
    • Includes a dedicated chapter on available defences such as equitable defences and the requirements and procedures to claim this
    • Covers both common law and statutory obligations
    • Sets out the defences and remedies that are available to help you prepare your case
    • Shows the impact of human rights considerations on professional liability cases
    • Investigates the nature and scope of Professional Indemnity Insurance
    • Provides detailed analysis of case law showing how the principles work in court
    • Includes the latest UK and Commonwealth cases
    • Written by leading experts in this field of law

  • Subjects:
    Professional Negligence
    Contents:
    Nature of Professional Liability
    Duties and Obligations
    Remedies
    Contribution between Defendants
    Defences
    Litigation
    Human Rights and Professionals
    Professional Indemnity Insurance
    Construction Professionals
    Surveyors
    Solicitors
    Barristers
    Medical Practitioners
    Regulation of Financial Services
    Financial Practitioners
    Insurance Brokers
    Accountants and Auditors
    Actuaries
    Members and Managing Agents at Lloyd’s
    Information Technology Professionals
    Patent Agents and Trade Mark Attorneys
    Indexing & Abstracting Services