Litigation Recent Decisions 29/04/97

Solicitors' duty to client to whom they lent money

Swindle & ors v Harrison & anor (1997)

Court: CA (Evans LJ, Hobhouse LJ and Mummery LJ) 25/3/97

Summary: Client's claim against solicitors for breach of fiduciary duty upheld, but no damages awarded as breach was not cause of client's loss.