|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 415 (Mar)|
Judge Rich QC sitting as a judge of the High Court
|Representation||Paul Parker (instructed by Fladgate Fielder) for the claimant.|
|James Thom (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||26 March 2002|
Solicitor - Negligence - Damages - Defendant firm undertaking investigations as to title to property on claimant's instructions - Defendant firm stating no tenancies affecting property - Property in fact subject to valid tenancy - Claimant sustaining loss - Whether defendant liable to claimant in damages - Whether claimant contributorily negligent.