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Professional Conduct

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  • Appeal by a solicitor against an order requiring him to give evidence in big money financial remedy proceedings on the grounds that he was protected by legal professional privilege. Appeal dismissed largely because the evidence sought was not about client advice but third party dealings and therefore not privileged. Judgment, 27/02/2018, free
  • Research was undertaken to see whether there are any issues around 'access, quality and costs' for vulnerable people News, 02/03/2017, free
  • Comments made in speech to the audience at the At A Glance Conference 2016 News, 08/06/2016, free
  • Applications by the father of a child, who was involved in private law proceedings, for committal orders against two members of the Cafcass team and the mother's solicitor for what he perceived to be their respective failings and breaches of court orders. Applications refused. Judgment, 21/08/2015, free
  • Hughmans, the solicitors firm acting for the respondent wife in financial provision proceedings, was claiming for unpaid fees. The wife was counterclaiming for professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, wasted costs and compensation. Judgment, 01/04/2015, members only

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  • Recording of webinar, presented by Mena Ruparel, first broadcast live on 1 December 2017. Webcast, 05/12/2017, free


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