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Firm ordered to pay ex-client £400k for negligent divorce advice

27th April 2023

Legal Futures

A law firm that narrowed the scope of its retainer after a divorcing woman negotiated her own financial settlement was nonetheless negligent in failing to give her advice on the deal, the High Court has ruled.

Her Honour Judge Coe KC, sitting as a High Court judge, ordered Essex-based Cunningtons to pay Joanne Lewis £400,000.

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