Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 384 (Oct)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Jack J

Representation Mark Hill (instructed by Abels) for the claimant.
  Julian Picton (instructed by Bond Pearce) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 October 2002

Catchwords

Solicitors - Professional negligence - Claim - Allegation of negligent conduct of claim by defendant firm.

The Case

In proceedings for professional negligence arising out of alleged conduct on the part of the defendant firm of solicitors in relation to the claimant's action for damages against the local authority, the court ruled that, on the evidence, the claimant would nevertheless have had no real chance of succeeding in his claim.

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