Taefi v Jeffrey Green Russell (A Firm): CA 25 Jul 2005

The appellant challenged dismissal of his claim for professional negligence against his former solicitors in their conduct of litigation against a tenant.
Held: The appeal failed. The factual findings had a proper basis in the evidence. Even if the failing alleged had been shown, it would not have caused the damage alleged.


Brooke VP, Tuckey, Lloyd LJJ


[2005] EWCA Civ 901




England and Wales


CitedCredit Lyonnais Sa (A Body Corporate) v Russell Jones and Walker (A Firm) ChD 2-Jul-2002
The claimant sought damages for professional negligence against the defendant solicitors. A corporate lawyer had been assigned to deal with a property matter, and he had failed to appreciate the need to comply strictly with time conditions in a . .
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Professional Negligence

Updated: 01 July 2022; Ref: scu.228996