Commercial update: Professional negligence - Seb Oram revisits conveyancers' scope of duty

The Supreme Court has recently heard a challenge to the SAAMCO ‘scope of duty’ principle, in the context of a professional negligence claim against conveyancers. Seb Oram analyses the recent, landmark decision in BPE Solicitors v. Hughes-Holland [2017] UKSC 21 (SC) that considers how the scope of duty principle applies.

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Seb is a commercial barrister who regularly acts in professional negligence claims against professionals in the legal, property and construction sectors. View his profile at