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  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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This podcast aims to inform the listener about issues which arise in relation to limitation, when a claim is brought following the negligent acts of a professional. The most recent case in which this has been considered, Pegasus Management Holdings SCA v Ernst & Young (a firm) [2010] EWCA Civ 181, is discussed.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the different strands of case law in this area;
  • Understand the difficult issues concerning limitation which arise in the professional liability context ;
  • Know the most recent cases which have dealt with these issues.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Pegasus Management Holdings SCA v Ernst & Young (a firm) [2010] EWCA Civ 181 ;
  • Nykredit Mortgage Bank plc v Edward Erdman Group Ltd (No 2) [1997] 1 WLR 1627 ;
  • Shore v Sedgwick Financial Services Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 863 (2008) PNLR 37 ;
  • Pegasus Management Holdings SCA v Ernst & Young [2008] EWHC 2720 (Ch) (2009) PNLR 11 ;
  • Axa Insurance Ltd v Akther & Darby Solicitors [2009] EWHC 635 (Comm) ;
  • South Australian Asset Management Corporation v York Montague Ltd [1997] AC 191 (SAAMCO) ;
  • Forster v Outred & Co [1982] 1 WLR 86 ;
  • Baker v Ollard & Bentley (a firm) (1982) 126 SJ 593 ;
  • UBAF Ltd v European American Banking Corporation [1984] 1 QB 713 ;
  • Moore (D.W.) & Co Ltd v Ferrier [1988] 1 WLR 267 ;
  • Bell v Peter Browne & Co [1990] 2 QB 495 ;
  • First National Bank plc v Humberts (a firm) [1995] 2 All ER 673 ;
  • Knapp v Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc [1998] PNLR 172;
  • Byrne v Pain & Foster (a firm) [1999] 1 WLR 1849 ;
  • Gordon v J.B. Wheatley & Co (a firm) [2000] Lloyd’s Rep PN 605 ;
  • McCarroll v Statham Gill Davis [2003] EWCA Civ 425 [2003] PNLR 25 ;
  • Law Society v Sephton & Co (a firm) [2006] UKHL 22 [2006] 2 AC 543 ;
  • Wardley Australia Ltd v State of Western Australia (1992) 175 CLR 514 ;
  • Watkins v Jones Maidment Wilson (a firm) [2008] EWCA Civ 134 (2008) PNLR 23.
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In this podcast, Julian Gun Cuningham, a barrister from Gough Square Chambers, examines the limitation issues arising from financial loss in a professional liability context. Recent cases in this areas are discussed.

podcast added 29/04/10

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-05-28

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