Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK Llp: SC 18 Jun 2021

Was the Court of Appeal was right to hold that the break costs claimed by the Appellant fell outside the scope of the Respondent’s duty of care as professional accountants?
Lord Reed, President, Lord Hodge, Deputy President, Lady Black, Lord Kitchin, Lord Sales, Lord Leggatt, Lord Burrows
[2021] UKSC 20, [2021] 3 WLR 81
Bailii, Bli Press Summary, Bailii Issues and Facts
England and Wales
CitedSouth Australia Asset Management Corporation v York Montague Ltd etc HL 24-Jun-1996
Limits of Damages for Negligent Valuations
Damages for negligent valuations are limited to the foreseeable consequences of advice, and do not include losses arising from a general fall in values. Valuation is seldom an exact science, and within a band of figures valuers may differ without . .
At ComCManchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK Llp ComC 2-May-2018
claim for damages by a building society caused by the admitted negligence of its accountant. . .
Appeal fromManchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK Llp CA 30-Jan-2019
Liability of an auditor for losses incurred on long term interest rate swap agreements which were entered into in reliance upon negligent accounting advice and which were closed out at a loss when the negligent advice came to light. . .
Decided togetherKhan v Meadows SC 18-Jun-2021
‘ A woman approaches a general medical practice for testing to establish whether she is a carrier of a hereditary disease. Tests which are inappropriate to answer that question are arranged. A general medical practitioner when informing her of the . .

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Updated: 16 August 2021; Ref: scu.663389