||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 97 (Oct)
|| UKPC 26
Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Sumption, Lord Hodge and Sir John Gillen
||Jonathan Crystal (instructed by Sebastians Solicitors) for Janin.
||Celia Edwards QC and Shireen Wilkinson (instructed by Blake Morgan LLP) for the defendants.
||11 October 2016
Counsel - Negligence - Immunity - Claimant bringing action seeking damages for negligence against first defendant barrister in Grenada - Judge and Court of Appeal of Grenada dismissing claim and appeal ,respectively, on ground barrister being immune from suit - Claimant appealing to Privy Council - Whether lower courts erring - Whether action for negligence could lie against barrister acting as such in Grenada.
Counsel Negligence. The Privy Council, in dismissing the claimant's appeal, held that a judge and the Court of Appeal of Grenada had been entitled to rule that the first defendant barrister had been immune from suit in respect of a claim for professional negligence brought by the claimant, applying the principles in Rondel v Worsley[ and Ali (Saif) v Sydney Mitchell & Co (a firm), which applied in Grenada.
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