Midland Bank Trust Company Ltd v Hett, Stubbs & Kemp

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
Judgment Date1978
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460 cases
  • Nouri v Marvi
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 14 October 2010
    ...authority relied on by Mr Jones to support the claim that the duty was a continuing one is the decision of Oliver J in Midland Bank Trust Co Ltd v Hett, Stubbs & Kemp [1979] Ch 384. The solicitors' breach of duty consisted of a failure to register an option as an estate contract under ......
  • Bell v Peter Browne & Company
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 11 April 1990
    ...in Spoor v. Green (1874) L.R. 9 Ex. 99, 111. 10We were much pressed with the decision of Oliver J., as he then was, in Midland Bank Trust Co. Ltd v. Hett, Stubbs & Kemp [1979] Ch. 384. That case may be distinguishable on its facts. There the defendant firm of solicitors never treated ......
  • Goh Kiang Heng v Hj Mohd Ali bin Hj Abd Majid
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1998
  • Loh Bee Tuan v Shing Yin Construction (Kota Kinabalu) Sdn Bhd & 3 Ors
    • Malaysia
    • Unspecified court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 2002
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6 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
    ...issue.REFERENCES(1) Byles J in Fish v Kelly (1874) 17 CBNS 194.(2) [1938] 2 All ER 394, [1939] 1 KB 194.(3) [1976] QB 801, at 819.(4) [1978] 3 All ER 571, [1979] Ch 384.(5) [1980] Ch 297, [1979] 3 All ER 580.(6) Per Cardozo CJ, in Ultramares Corporation v Touche (1931)174 NE 441 at 444.(7) ......
  • Conflicts of duty: the perennial lawyers' tale - a comparative study of the law in England and Australia.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 30 Nbr. 1, April 2006
    • 1 April 2006
    ...(70) See, eg, Groom v Crocker [1939] 1 KB 194, 222 (Scott LJ). (71) See, eg, Midland Bank Trust Co Ltd v Hett, Stubbs & Kemp (a firm) [1979] Ch 384, 417 (Oliver J). This article does not address the consequences that flow from a breach of a lawyer's duty of (72) BATAS v Blanch [2004] NS......
  • Liability of financial advisers for pensions mis‐selling
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance Nbr. 7-4, April 1999
    • 1 April 1999
    ...205. (8) [1979] NLJ 116. (9) [1995] CLC 1557. (10) [1978] 2 Lloyds Rep. 386; affirmed[1979] 2 Lloyds Rep. 334. (11) [1987] BCLC 303. (12) [1979] Ch. 384 at 403. (13) [1995] 2 AC 207. (14) Sec Cancer Research Campaign et al v Ernest Brown & Co. (unreported) Ch.D. 27th October, 1997; Trus......
  • Concurrent Duties
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 82-1, January 2019
    • 1 January 2019
    ...Law Journal148, describing the duty of care in such cases as a ‘derivative duty’.24 Midland Bank Trust Co Ltd vHett Stubbs & Kemp [1979] Ch 384 (Ch); Withers n2above.25 Junior Books Ltd vVei t ch i C o Lt d [1983] 1 AC 520 (HL) (flooring contractors); Barclays Bankplc vFairclough Buildin......
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