Professional Ethics in UK Law

  • Rondel v Worsley
    • House of Lords
    • 22 November 1967
    ......—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 ......
  • Parry-Jones v Law Society
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 15 November 1967
    ...... relating to legal proceedings, commonly called legal professional privilege. A solicitor must not produce or disclose in any legal ......
  • Harmony Shipping Company S.A. v Saudi Europe Line Ltd (Good Helmsman)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 November 1980
    ......That is one of his professional rules. He maintains a systematic index record of instructions which he has ......
  • Chester v Afshar
    • House of Lords
    • 14 October 2004
    ......In 1994, on the eve of a professional trip abroad, Miss Chester suffered another episode of pain and disability: ......
  • Bristol and West Building Society v Mothew
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 July 1996
    ...... on the topic of loss to lenders following negligent professional advice and the collapse of the property market that judges risk being ......
  • Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v James
    • Supreme Court
    • 30 October 2013
    ....... . 7 Mr James had been a talented professional musician, spending over 50 years in the music business. He was also a ......
  • R (Factortame Ltd and Others) v Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (No 8)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 03 July 2002
    ......, which forbids a solicitor from accepting payment for professional services on behalf of a plaintiff calculated as a proportion of the sum ......
  • Bolkiah (Prince Jefri) v KPMG (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 18 December 1999
    ...... by the New Zealand Legal Research Foundation in the volume Professional Responsibility) cited with evident approval by Gummow J. in National ......
  • Barratt v Ansell (t/a as Woolf Seddon); Arthur JS Hall & Company v Simons
    • House of Lords
    • 20 July 2000
    ...... an immunity on advocates whilst withholding it from all other professional men. In Hedley Byrne & Co. Ltd. v. Heller & Partners Ltd. [1964] A.C. ... are given by Ian Kennedy, Treat Me Right; Essays in Medical Law and Ethics, (1988). A topical instance is the case where an Aids infected patient ......
  • Gregg v Scott
    • House of Lords
    • 27 January 2005
    ...... to reproach were it to provide a remedy if what is lost by a professional adviser's negligence is a financial opportunity or chance but refuse a ......
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