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Publication date: July, 2019

This activity has assisted other people in the following competencies: Technical legal practice

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This webinar considers the defences to professional negligence claims and reviews the success of recent cases and how to tackle them from a claimant’s perspective. • The contract is a defence to the duty • The causation defences • The loss of a chance • The Saamco defence revisited after BPE • The limitation defence • The exclusion clause - will it operate?


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Helen Swaffield

is a barrister with 20 years' experience in commercial litigation. Within her practice at Contract Law Chambers, London, Helen works with government bodies and leading firms of solicitors on a range of commercial and in-house projects and advice. Helen is the Editor of the Commercial Litigation Journal and the Procurement and Outsourcing Journal, both published by Legalease, and a regular legal commentator and broadcaster.

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