BPE Sol v Hughes-Holland – Professional Negligence Update

BPE Sol v Hughes-Holland – Professional Negligence Update

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Course Overview

Do you know what was considered during the case of BPE Solicitors v Hughers-Holland?

Do you understand it’s impact on professional negligence claims?

If you work in the field of professional negligence, or within a professional body or organisation, and you are unsure of the answer to either of the questions detailed above, then is webinar is essential.

During this session, lecturer and commercial practitioner Rachel Coyle of 36 Civil (The 36 Group) will provide viewers with the background facts of the case and will discuss why the court had to consider the decision of the House of Lords in South Australian Asset Management Corpn v York Montague Ltd [1997] AC 191 (‘SAAMCO’).

The case’s progression to the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court will also be examined to ensure that viewers are aware of the key aspects of the decision made at each stage of the proceedings and what this matter means for the future of professional negligence claims.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides 1 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Appreciate the importance of this case in respect of professional negligence claims
  • • Have familiarised yourself with the SAAMCO principles and their importance
  • • Have considered what the future holds for professional negligence claims

What is the target audience?

  • Professional negligence and commercial practitioners



About Instructor - Rachel Coyle

Rachel is a specialist Civil Barrister at The 36 Group and enjoys a thriving practice in general civil and commercial work.

Rachel has been praised for her tenacity, determination and sound, thorough legal knowledge by clients, judges and opponents. She is committed to providing practical advice in a timely manner and pays attention to detail in complex factual and legal matters. Rachel has been described by clients as courteous, very personable and approachable.

Before coming to the Bar and joining 36 Civil, Rachel worked as a Legal and Finance Associate at Seneca Banking Consultants dealing primarily with claims against banks in the pre-litigation stage that engaged in the sale of Interest Rate Hedging products, Fixed Rate Tailored Business Loans, GRGs, Annuities and Currency Swaps. Rachel handled a case load of over 150 clients including premiership footballers, hoteliers, accountants, private residential and commercial landlords, private student halls of residence companies, private hospitals, farmers, car dealerships and private individuals.

Rachel is also direct access qualified.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    4 Page
  • Slides
    6 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


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