Commercial update - Richard Whitehouse: Scope of duty in professional negligence: the return of “advice” versus “information”

In the first case on scope of duty in professional negligence since BPE Solicitors v. Hughes-Holland, has the Court of Appeal returned to the classic distinction between ‘advice’ and ‘information’ cases? Richard Whitehouse analyses the recent decision in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2019] EWCA Civ 40.

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Richard is a Commercial Law barrister whose practice has a particular emphasis on professional negligence, contract, partnership and director disputes. Click here to view his profile.