Professional Negligence - 1930- 1959
Professional Negligence Law. See also under other headings for professional groups Legal professions and Health Professions.
These cases are extracted from a very large database. The entries on that database are now being published individually to the main swarb.co.uk website in a much improved form. As cases are published here, the entry here will be replaced by a link to the same case in that improved form on swarb.co.uk. In addition the swarb.co.uk site includes very substantial numbers of cases after 2000. Please take the time to look.
This page lists 9 cases, and was prepared on 21 October 2013. These case are being transferred one by one to the main swarb.co.uk site which presents them better, with links to full text where we have it, and much improved cross referencing.
|Groom -v- Crocker  1 KB 194|
||Legal Professions, Contract, Professional Negligence
|An action by a client against a solicitor alleging negligence in the conduct of the client's affairs, is an action for breach of contract. A solicitor is not entitled to payment of his costs by his client where his own negligence makes the work he did quite ineffective.|