Duty of Care to Beneficiary in UK Law

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  • Solicitors' Duties To Third Parties - A Taxing Issue
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 4 de Abril de 2008
    ...Does a solicitor owe duties of care to third parties when advising a client? This ... the preparation of a will, causing a beneficiary under that will to suffer loss. There was no ... of Lords held that the solicitor did owe a duty of care to the beneficiary, partly since the ......
  • Indemnity Note For Contractors And Consultants
    • Mondaq UK
    • 13 de Noviembre de 2014
    ......, to reimburse the other (a 'beneficiary' (such as the employer)) for loss or damage ... using a particular standard of skill and care, or agrees not to use certain prohibited ... tort, in negligence, for breach of statutory duty or otherwise shall not exceed [£[ ]] in the ......
  • Breach Of Trust And The Defences Available
    • Mondaq UK
    • 26 de Enero de 2021
    ......Distributes trust assets to a beneficiary who is not. entitled to them under the terms of ...Breaches a fiduciary duty such as the duty not to. profit from the trust. Breaches the common law or statutory duty of care, for example. by exercising a power of investment ......
  • Guarantees
    • Mondaq UK
    • 26 de Febrero de 2021
    ...... (the guarantor) to another party (the beneficiary) to pay the. principal obligor's debts or to ... Act 2005, a company's directors have a duty to act in. the best interests of the company. If ...governing law. Bibliography. Take care before crossing the. Rubicon, Alexander ......
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