Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability 7ed + Supplement Set

Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability 7ed + Supplement Set
Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability 7ed + Supplement Set
Powell, J
9780414026797
30/12/2015
7
£525.00
Hb + Supp
Sweet & Maxwell

Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability provides comprehensive coverage of the general law around professional liability - the duties, remedies, defences, litigation, human rights issues.

  • Offers comprehensive coverage of the law of professional liability
  • Discusses the difference between contractual liability and tortuous liability
  • Provides essential reference point as it aids practitioner’s in establishing whether a duty of care exists, whether it has been breached, the cause and remedies available
  • Considers the duties, obligations and standard of skill of professionals to help establish if a duty of care has been breached
  • Explains the nature of fiduciary duties including unauthorised profits and undue influence
  • Investigates the nature and scope of Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Provides quick access expert guidance on available defences including equitable defences
  • Analyses the impact of Human Rights on ProfessionalsCovers the different liabilities and standard of skills for professionals operating in a variety of industry sectors
  • Separate chapters on individual professions – providing commentary from the start of an action through to adjudication and damages
  • Covers the following professions:
    - Construction Professionals
    - Surveyors
    - Solicitors
    - Barristers
    - Financial Practitioners
    - Insurance Brokers
    - Accountants
    - Auditors
    - Actuaries
    - Information Technology Professionals
    - Patent and Trademark Attorneys

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