Solicitors’ Negligence – Recent Issues: retainers, remoteness and mitigation

Posted: 09/11/2017

2 Temple Gardens,
Middle Temple Lane,

3rd February 2017

Cost: Free
CPD: 1.5 hours

David Thomas and Isabel Barter will provide an update on important recent solicitors’ negligence cases concerning these three central themes which affect all professional negligence practitioners’ work.

David will discuss recent cases concerning scope of retainer issues (including Cathal Anthony Lyons v Fox Williams LLP and Caliendo v Mishcon de Reya) as well as considering the effects that the anticipated Supreme Court decision in Gabriel v Little may have on the issue of remoteness in solicitors’ negligence claims.

Isabel will explore the question of mitigation, considering two recent solicitors’ negligence cases – Bacciottini v Gotelee & Goldsmith and LSREF III Wight Ltd v Gateley.

You are warmly invited to attend this free-of-charge seminar taking place at 2TG on Thursday 2 March from 6-7pm, followed by drinks and canapés. We would be delighted if you could join us. We will start promptly at 6.00pm. The seminar will last about 1 hour and will be followed by drinks and canapés.

This is a free event which qualifies for 1.5 CPD hours.

If you wish to attend this event please respond to Deborah Francis at


David Thomas

Call: 2009


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