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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Litigation Liabilities 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780421918702
Previous Edition ISBN: 1902558529
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Publication Abandoned

Litigation Liabilities deals with all aspects of law relating to the duties and obligations of barristers and solicitors engaged in and preparing for litigation.

Covering litigators' statutory, contractual and common law duties, it explains duties to clients, the courts and third parties at all stages of the litigation process, from accepting instructions and advising clients, through case preparation, disclosure and limitation periods, to conduct in court.

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of the obligations and potential liabilities at all stages of the litigation process
  • Shows how these obligations impact on the day-to-day work of lawyers
  • Deals with the impact of the Woolf Reforms on the duties of litigators
  • Explains the law and practice of claims for professional negligence and applications for wasted costs arising from the mishandling of litigation
  • Goes through the defences available to litigators when subject to a claim
  • Analyses the impact of new case law in this area, including the House of Lord's decision in Medcalf v. Weatherill, Cave v. Robinson Jarvis & Rolf, and Royal Brompton Hospital NHS Trust v. Hammond & ors

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Professional Negligence
The Duties of Litigators and Advocates; The Litigation Process; Defences and Mitigation; Loss and Causation; Claims Handling;