Legal Profession in UK Law

  • Bolton v The Law Society
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 06 Dic 1993
    ...... inexperienced, and apparently more experienced in assisting legally aided clients than dealing with conveyancing, that the Tribunal are able ... appellate court would never differ from sentence in cases of professional misconduct, but their Lordships agree with Lord Goddard CJ in In re a ......
  • Ridehalgh v Horsefield; Watson v Watson (Wasted Costs Orders)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 Ene 1994
    ...... wasted costs order in favour of one party to litigation against the legal representative (counsel or solicitor) of the other? It is a question of ... liable to disciplinary proceedings at the suit of their professional body and to a range of penalties which include fines, suspension from ......
  • Rondel v Worsley
    • House of Lords
    • 22 Nov 1967
    ......He was not given legal aid but after the case had proceeded for some time he was informed that he ...—but there is nothing in the facts before us to indicate any professional negligence or lack of skill on his part, and nothing to indicate that the ......
  • Three Rivers District Council and Others v Governor and Company of the Bank of England (No 9)
    • House of Lords
    • 11 Nov 2004
    ...... submitted on behalf of the Bank to the Bingham Inquiry qualify for legal professional privilege? It is contended by the respondents, and was held ......
  • Barratt v Ansell (t/a as Woolf Seddon); Arthur JS Hall & Company v Simons
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Jul 2000
    ...... immunity of an advocate in respect of and relating to conduct of legal proceedings as enunciated by the House in Rondel v. Worsley [1969] 1 ... questions before the House affect both branches of the legal profession. Your Lordships have had the benefit of careful arguments from three ......
  • Saif Ali v Sydney Mitchell & Company
    • House of Lords
    • 02 Nov 1978
    ...... House decided that a barrister was immune from any action for professional negligence in respect of acts or omissions during the trial of criminal ... failure to exercise that duty, continues in the natural course of legal evolution to expand as new situations come before the courts. But I do not ......
  • Kitchen v Royal Air Force Association
    • Court of Appeal
    • 01 Abr 1958
    ...... to the Court; for to some extent, inevitably, our system and profession of the Law is impugned and its adequacy and competence challenged. ... Society, the benefit of the Poor Persons' Committee and later of the Legal Aid Organization, and, as a result, an action was brought through another ......
  • Forster v Outred & Company
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Mar 1981
    ...... signing the mortgage and/or failed to advise her to seek independent legal advice as a result of which the plaintiff signed the mortgage deed in the ......
  • Lawal v Northern Spirit Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Jun 2003
    ...... possibly be more disposed to accept the submissions of one party's legal representative than those of the other side, as a result of the ... lay member and the judge of the EAT are colleagues sharing a professional relationship. Counsel appearing as amicus curi' has, however, pointed out ......
  • Mahad v Entry Clearance Officer (sub noms AM (Ethiopia) v Entry Clearance Officer & AM (Somalia) v Entry Clearance Officer)
    • Supreme Court
    • 16 Dic 2009
    ...... support in fact is recognised to be acceptable so long as there is a legal obligation to provide it. Tuckey LJ recognised in MW (Liberia) (para 14) ......
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