A useful session on the defences to professional negligence.
In this in-depth course we will examine the possible defences to professional negligence with experienced solicitor Helen Swaffield, giving you all the information needed when defending professional negligence in the commercial law sector. The following topics will be covered in this session:
• The rule in tort- calculating the date of loss
• The knowledge date for an extra 3 years (S14A)
• Loss of a benefit to the Claimant
• Litigation that becomes weaker- the relevant date
• CPR 7- the correct rules
• Duty of care / Breach
• Proving the breach
• Loss of a chance
• “Saamco” in BPE
• Exclusion clauses
Helen was formerly a member of St Ives Chambers in Birmingham where she had a commercial chancery and insolvency practice. In August 2017 Helen established and now heads her own chambers: Contract Law Chambers & Advocates. Her expanding client base is serviced through offices in Chancery Lane, Bristol and Manchester.
In addition to being the former editor of the Procurement and Outsourcing Journal and the Commercial Litigation Journal published by Legalease, Helen is a well-renowned lecturer and trainer who develops bespoke training programmes for legal and business clients in the UK and internationally.
In this in-depth webinar we will examine the possible defences to professional negligence
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