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Kevin O'Brien
    • Kevin O'Brien

    • Director & Head of Professional Liability
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A Solicitor's Duties and a Client's Rights

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Recent Court of Appeal decisions have shed some light upon two issues of interest in relation to professional negligence claims against solicitors - a solicitor’s duty to warn, and the rights of a fraudulent claimant. A Solicitor’s Duty to Warn...

Claims Against Professionals - A Summary of Case Studies

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Please find below a summary of recent case studies where our team has assisted Clients when they have suffered from financial loss to the negligence of a trusted professional. Solicitors – commercial transactions An area of increasing...

Concerned About An Investment Scheme That Has Gone Awry?

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Many people look to investment schemes to help them make the most of their capital and many of these schemes are, of course, both legitimate and fruitful. However the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority has just issued a Warning Notice about a recent...

The Bowerman Duty: Definitely Alive and Well

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Kevin O’Brien, Director and Head of Lender Services at JCP Solicitors, comments on the recent Court of Appeal decision in Goldsmith Williams v E.Surv – handed down on 11th November 2015 – which is likely to be of particular interest...

Team Win TPT Construction Landmark Case

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JCP’s Professional Negligence team has been in the news recently following its landmark success in the case of Turpin & Phillips v Brabners Chaffe Street LLP. Philip and Dorothy Turpin and Peter and Anne Phillips, the former shareholders of...

The Bowerman Duty Lives On?

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Kevin O’Brien, Partner and Head of Lender Services at JCP Solicitors, comments on the recent High Court decision in E. Surv v Goldsmith Williams – published on 10th April 2014 – which is likely to be of particular interest to lenders. Does...