Providing exhaustive coverage, Jackson and Powell on Professional Liability is the most established and authoritative work in the field of professional negligence law.
It is divided into two parts: chapters covering the general law around professional negligence - the duties, remedies, defences, litigation, human rights issues - are followed by detailed chapters covering individual professions in turn.
It is a new edition of the definitive text on professional negligence.
- The 4th Cumulative Supplement was published in December 2010
- The 3rd Cumulative Supplement was published in December 2009
- The 2nd Cumulative Supplement was published in december 2008
- The 1st Supplement was published in December 2007
- The Main Work was published in December 2006
- It contains comprehensive analysis of case law with extensive footnotes, and examines the basis of negligence liability (such as contract, tort and fiduciary duties).
- It explains the various remedies available, and deals with the impact of human rights issues on the professions.
- It covers litigation issues, and goes through the law as it applies to each profession, including the duties, liabilities and damages issues for each one.
- It includes three new chapters on Insurance, Financial Services Regulation and Actuaries.
- It is up to date with major recent case law.
- Stone & Rolls Ltd v. Moore Stephens  UKHL 39;  3 WLR 455: House of Lords authority on illegality and attribution of liability in relation to auditors' liability.
- Nationwide Building Society v Dunlop Haywards (DHL) Ltd. Extent of recovery against fraudulent valuer. Limits to lender's recoverable losses against negligent solicitor; contributory negligence and contribution between negligent solicitors and fraudulent surveyors.
- Harrison v Harrison. Need to establish causation of loss in wasted costs application against a barrister.
- Net contribution clause' survives the unfair contract terms legislation but arbitration clause does not: Langstane Housing Association Limited v Riverside Construction (Aberdeen) Ltd and Mylcrist Builders Ltd v Buck
- More guidance on claims against professionals under the Defective Premises Act 1972: Bole v Huntsbuild Ltd
- The responsibilities of a âlead consultant' explained: Fitzroy Robinson Ltd v Mentmore Towers Ltd
- The principles for recovery in Biggin v Permanite cases explained: Siemens Building Technologies FE Ltd v Supershield Ltd
- Many new cases on adjudication under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, including guidance on when the Court will intervene (Dorchester Hotel Ltd v Vivid Interiors Ltd, CJP Builders Ltd v William Verry Ltd and Jim Ennis Construction Ltd v Premier Asphalt Ltd)