CAUSATION IN LEGAL PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE
Paul Ashwell looks at the Supreme Court’s decision in Perry v Raleys Solicitors 
AN OVERVIEW OF LIMITATION IN PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE
Simon Sinnatt explains how the law stands
This event will be followed by a drinks reception.
When: 5pm – 6:30pm Wednesday, 24th April 2019
Where: 1 Crown Office Row, 119 Church Street, Brighton, BN1 1UD
RSVP: Please email email@example.com to reserve your space, there is a £15 charge to confirm your space.
Is a Property law specialist practising primarily in Sussex, London and the South Coast, acting for developers, local government and private clients and Simon acts in professional negligence cases in these areas.
He is a member of the Property Bar Association and ranked in Chambers and Partners 2017 Band 1 Real Estate Litigation and Legal 500 2017 Band 1 for Commercial and also for Property “ a practical and strategic barrister with a focus on property and commercial matters.”
As part of his commercial and property practice Paul acts in cases of legal negligence both advisory and in litigation. He is ranked for Commercial in Tier 1 by Legal 500 and in Band 1 by Chambers & Partners. Recently he has acted:
- For a beneficiary under a will which negligently failed to exclude s. 33 Wills Act 1837 [Hives v Machin  EWHC 1414 [Ch].
- Against solicitors for advising on exchange of contracts on commercial property without ensuring that a valid Election to Waive VAT Exemption had been given to HMRC.
- Against a solicitor for conveyancing where forged signature and false attestation, and applying for rectification of register.
- Where a solicitor failed to get confirmation of capacity of the testator on execution of a will.