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Categories:
Banking and Financial Services
Professional Negligence
Property Litigation
CPD Points:
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to provide practitioners with a summary and refresher of the salient areas of law and practice that relate to claims against professionals involved in property purchases. It will cover the basic elements of this type of claim, the way the claim will be quantified and issues relating to contributory negligence and mitigation.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be reminded of the basic elements of this type of claim against a professional;
  • Know the defences a professional may have;
  • Understand the relevance of contributory negligence by lenders;
  • Understand how a claim will be quantified and the relevance of mitigation.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • BBL Eagle Star (1995) 1QB 375 (CA / SAAMCO (1997) 1 AC 191 (HL);
  • Platform Home Loans v Oyston Shipways Ltd (2000) 2 AC 190;
  • Swingcastle Ltd v Gibson (1991) 2 AC 223.

This podcast looks at the issues surrounding a potential rise in the claims against professionals such as surveyors, valuers, lenders and solicitors caused by the fall in the value of property following the credit crunch and disappearance of easy lending in 2008.

podcast added 27/05/2010

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-01-30

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