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Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability 7th ed with 4th Supplement isbn 9780414026797

Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability 7th ed

Edited by: John Powell, Roger Stewart

ISBN13: 9780414047808
New Edition ISBN: 9780414026797
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421955103
Published: December 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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 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.

  • The 1st Supplement was published in December 2012
  • The Main Work was published in December 2011
  • 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

Professional Negligence
Nature of Professional Liability
Duties and Obligations
Contribution between Defendants
Human Rights and Professionals
Professional Indemnity Insurance
Construction Professionals
Medical Practitioners
Regulation of Financial Services
Financial Practitioners
Insurance Brokers
Accountants and Auditors
Members and Managing Agents at Lloyd’s
Information Technology Professionals
Patent Agents and Trade Mark Attorneys
Indexing & Abstracting Services