"A lawyer who realises that they may have been negligent needs to be very careful about what they do next. Relying on ‘common sense’ could turn possible negligence into professional misconduct, a breach of fiduciary duties, or even a new basis for a claim where none existed before."
In the New Law Journal, Senior Partner John Gould shares his expertise on what lawyers can do in a range of situations, what key duties to consider, including when to advise the client to obtain independent legal advice.
The full article is available to read by subscription to the New Law Journal.
John's area of particular expertise is regulation and public law. He specialises in the analysis and solution of complex regulatory problems advising regulators, government departments, law enforcement agencies, charities and statutory and professional bodies.