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Court of Appeal decision on the duty to warn
Solicitors have a duty to warn clients that their interpretation of a statutory or contractual provision might be wrong. A solicitor who fails to provide an adequate "health warning" to accompany advice which may be subject to challenge is at risk of a negligence claim. This article provides some case examples and practical guidance that can be applied.
Document type: Insights
Last updated: 10 April 2019
First published: 29 December 2017