Hemmens v Wilson Browne (A Firm)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
Judgment Date25 June 1993
Date25 June 1993
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3 cases
  • Dean v Allin & Watts
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 May 2001
    ...has drafted may go to the fairness, justice or reasonableness of imposing a duty of care on the solicitor to that other party: see Hemmens v. Wilson Browne [1995] Ch 223. The mere fact that Mr Dean did consult Mr Greenwood is also relevant. But on the findings of fact by the judge this does......
  • Richards (t/a Colin Richards & Co) v Hughes
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 9 March 2004
    ...case, again as Judge Norris observed, has there been an actual decision applying those remarks. However, it is right to note that in Hemmens v Wilson Browne [1995] Ch. 223, decided after this court's decision in White v Jones but before the decision of the House of Lords, His Honour Judge M......
  • Humblestone v Martin Tolhurst Partnership (A Firm)
    • United Kingdom
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
1 books & journal articles
  • The emergence of solicitors’ tortious liability and the award of damages
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Financial Crime Nbr. 10-4, October 2003
    • 1 October 2003
    ...that a bene®ciary (a close relative) couldbring an action for negligence.(63) [1983] NZLR 22.(64) See Hemmens v Wilson Browne (a ®rm) [1994] 2 WLR 323.(65) Steyn LJ, White v Jones [1993] WLR 730 at 751 CA.(66) Ibid. at 752.(67) Solicitors are unable to charge fees to re¯ect possible litiga-......

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