Gregory v Shepherds: ChD 17 Feb 1999

An English solicitor, employing a lawyer in another jurisdiction to purchase land for a client, was not himself negligent, for a failure of that foreign lawyer. The lawyer was not employed as a kind of sub-contractor.

Citations:

Gazette 17-Feb-1999, Gazette 24-Feb-1999

Cited by:

Appeal fromGregory v Shepherds CA 13-Jul-2000
An English solicitor, employing a lawyer in another jurisdiction to purchase land for a client was not himself negligent for a failure of that foreign lawyer. The lawyer was not employed as a kind of sub-contractor. Nevertheless the solicitor was . .
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Professional Negligence, Legal Professions

Updated: 08 April 2022; Ref: scu.81025