Hodgson v Richard Wilson Solicitors Ltd

Solicitor – Retainer. The claimant brought an action against the defendant firm of solicitors, alleging that the firm had failed to prepare and issue proceedings against third parties in respect of a construction dispute, or had failed to advise him to issue proceedings against those entities. The Technology and Construction Court, dismissing the claim, held that the defendant firm had not been under duty to advise the claimant to issue proceedings against any or all of the third parties.

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