Professional Negligence

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Our extensive portfolio of professional negligence titles are written by experts in the field, providing market-leading advice and guidance and supported by the leading journal, Journal of Professional Negligence.

In addition, all our professional negligence titles are available as part of our Professional Negligence Law online service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

Written by leading practitioners in the field and publishing early in 2019, the new fourth edition of Solicitors’ Liability provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of solicitors’ negligence, liability in equity and wasted costs. The fourth edition provides invaluable guidance to the procedural aspects of bringing and defending a claim for solicitors’ negligence.

Practitioners needing expertise across fields of insurance, construction, product liability and professional liability will find our upcoming first edition of Property Damage a vital tool for their practice. This book provides a comprehensive text covering the full spectrum of issues and with numerous case law examples for practitioners to apply.

Property Professionals’ Negligence and Liability: Surveyors, Valuers. Estate Agents and Auctioneers covers a variety of topics, from general principles to specific situations – offering practical guidance to the regulatory and procedural aspects.

Written by leading practitioners, our professional negligence titles provide valuable advice and guidance. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Professional Negligence Books

Mediating Clinical Claims

The NHS Litigation Authority (now NHS Resolution – ‘NHSR’) 2015/16 annual report stated that the authority received 10,965 clinical negligence claims. The estimated proportion of what the NHS expend on legal costs is over one-third of their total outlay. The efficient, economic and acceptable resolution of clinical claims is a matter of pressing urgency for the cash-strapped NHS. As part of its examination into the best ways to achieve efficient,... Read more

Lewis and Buchan: Clinical Negligence – A Practical Guide

Clinical negligence litigation poses unique challenges for all those involved in this field of law. The process which governs judicial determination of allegations of negligent medical practice and treatment is a minefield of complex rules and regulations. Lewis & Buchan: Clinical Negligence – A Practical Guide provides comprehensive guidance with full analysis of the relevant governing principles plus issues of funding and costs, complaints procedures and procedures in the Court... Read more

Solicitors’ Liability

Solicitors’ Negligence and Liability provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of solicitors’ negligence, liability in equity and wasted costs. Written by leading practitioners in the field, it deals with a variety of topics, from general principles to specific situations, providing practical guidance to the procedural aspects of bringing and defending a claim for solicitors’ negligence. The fourth edition includes: – A new chapter on insurance law focusing on a... Read more

Property Professionals’ Negligence and Liability

Property Professionals’ Negligence and Liability: Surveyors, Valuers, Estate Agents and Auctioneers provides a comprehensive guide for those advising upon, and dealing with, the civil liability and professional discipline of valuers/surveyors, estate agents and auctioneers. Written by a leading practitioner in the field, it deals with a variety of topics, from general principles to specific situations, providing practical guidance to the regulatory and procedural aspects. The work commences with an overview... Read more

Property Damage

Over the last few years there has been an emerging specialism for property damage. Property damage frequently leads to losses other than the cost of repairing the damage, giving rise to disputes about the extent to which those losses can be recovered from insurers. Insurance companies have increased the number of claims they defend in court and these cases have become progressively more technical, hence the number of cases now... Read more