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Coming Soon Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability, 8th Edition (Mainwork + 2nd Supplement)

Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability, 8th Edition (Mainwork + 2nd Supplement)

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  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell U.K.
  • ISBN: 9780414064911
  • Published In: December 2018
  • Format: Hardback + Paperback , 1486 pages
  • Jurisdiction: Commonwealth, U.K. ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    Jackson & Powell is the definitive text on Professional Liability. It provides comprehensive coverage of the law of professional liability. It is an essential reference point for every practitioner as it aids them in establishing whether a duty of care exists and whether it has been breached, providing quick access with confidence as to whether a cause of action exists while explaining the remedies available.

    • Examines the nature of professional liability
    • Deals with subjects of general application and delves into specific professions
    • Discusses the difference between tortuous liability and contractual liability
    • Considers the duties and obligations of a professional-including positive duties and restrictions
    • Considers the standard of skill and care including the relevance of the defendant’s qualifications and experience
    • Discusses changes in the standard required by professional
    • Explains the nature of a fiduciary duty including unauthorised profits and undue influence
    • Discusses the origins of the duty of confidentiality including the continuing duty to former clients
    • Considers the remedies available
    • Discusses contribution between defendants
    • Considers available defences including equitable defences
    • Differentiates between limitation in contract, tort and equity
    • Analyses the impact of human Rights on Professionals
    • Investigates the nature & Scope of Professional Indemnity insurance
    • Demonstrates the different liabilities for different professionals
    • Has separate chapters on individual professional providing commentary from the start of action through to adjudication and damages if appropriate
    • Individual chapter on specific professions including construction professionals, surveyors, solicitors, Barristers, medical practitioners, Financial Practitioners, Insurance Brokers, Accountants and Auditors, Actuaries, Members and managing agents at Lloyds, IT professionals and Patent and Trademark attorneys
    • Discusses the FSA and financial regulation
    • This new edition also features an entirely new chapter on Art

     

     

    The Second Supplement to the 8th edition brings the main work up-to-date, including the following significant new cases and developments: (Note this is not a complete list):


     

    • Duty of Care: The Supreme Court decision in NRAM PLC v Steel [2018] UKSC 13; [2018] 1 W.L.R. 1190 held that the assumption of responsibility was the foundation of liability for negligent misstatement leading to economic loss, based on the reasonableness and foreseeability of reliance. The Supreme Court rejected the threefold test of proximity, foreseeability, and justice and reasonableness, as they did in Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, [2018] UKSC 4; [2018] 2 W.L.R. 595.
    • Surveyor’s DutiesLloyds Bank Plc V McBains Cooper [2018] EWCA Civ 452; [2018] P.N.L.R. 23: extent of liability of a monitoring surveyor appointed to advise a bank in relation to requests to draw down facilities obtained to fund a construction project.
    • Solicitors: In P&P Property Ltd v Owen White & Catlin LLP and Dreamvar v Mishcon de Reya [2018] EWCA Civ 1082; [2018] P.N.L.R. 29, the Court of Appeal ruled on the liability of a solicitors’ obligations where the purchaser did not own the property purportedly being conveyed for breach of trust, relief from such breach, undertakings, and warranty of authority.
    • Information Technology ProfessionalsComputer Associates UK Ltd v Software Incubator Ltd. [2018] EWCA Civ 518; [2018] 2 All E.R. (Comm) 398: software supplied electronically does not constitute “goods” within the meaning of regulation 17 of the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.
    Key features:

     

    •Examines the nature of professional liability
    •Deals with subjects of general application and delves into specific professions
    •Has separate chapters on different professionals (such as surveyors, solicitors, barristers, medical and financial practitioners etc) providing commentary from the start of action through to adjudication and damages if appropriate
    •Discusses the difference between tortuous liability and contractual liability and their limitations in contract, tort and equity
    •Considers the duties and obligations of a professional including positive duties and restrictions, the standard of skill and care including the relevance of the defendant’s qualifications and experience
    •Discusses the different level of liabilities for different professionals and the standard required 
    •Explains the nature of a fiduciary duty including unauthorised profits and undue influence
    •Discusses the origins of the duty of confidentiality including the continuing duty to former clients
    •Analyses the impact of Human Rights on Professionals
    •Investigates the nature & Scope of Professional Indemnity insurance
    • Nature of Professional Liability
    • Duties and Obligations
    • Remedies
    • Contribution between Defendants
    • Defences
    • Litigation
    • Human Rights and Professionals
    • Professional Indemnity Insurance
    • Construction Professionals
    • Surveyors
    • Solicitors
    • Barristers
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Regulation of Financial Services
    • Financial Practitioners
    • Insurance Brokers
    • Accountants and Auditors
    • Actuaries
    • Members and Managing Agents at Lloyd’s
    • Information Technology Professionals
    • Patent Agents and Trade Mark Attorneys
    • Indexing & Abstracting Services

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