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PI Practitioner, May 2017

16/05/17. Each issue a particular topic is highlighted, citing some of the useful cases and other materials in that area. You can also receive these for free by registering for our PI Brief Update newsletter. Just select "Free Newsletter" from the menu at the top of this page and fill in your email address.

Why do litigants instruct solicitors? Is peace of mind one of their main objectives? It seems the answer is ‘possibly’.

In Gabrielle Shaw v Leigh Day (a firm) [2017] EWHC 825 (QB), the claimant appealed against the striking out of her professional negligence claim in which she had sought, amongst other things, damages for distress.

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