LexisNexis Solicitors’ Professional Negligence RME Elective Course (Online)

Speaker: Roger So

Date: 22 April 2020 (Early Bird Discount by 15 April 2020)

Time: 2:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Accreditation(s): 3.5 CPD Points (Subject to accreditation by The Law Society of Hong Kong)

This course is intended to provide a concise and yet comprehensive coverage of the law on solicitors’ professional negligence, supplement with some practical guidelines against some common pitfalls.

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Product description

Date: 22 April 2020 (Early Bird Discount by 15 April 2020)

Time: 2:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Accreditation(s): 3.5 CPD Points (Subject to accreditation by The Law Society of Hong Kong)

Level: Intermediate

This course is intended to provide a concise and yet comprehensive coverage of the law on solicitors’ professional negligence, supplement with some practical guidelines against some common pitfalls.

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
• Understand the liability aspects of solicitors’
• negligence claims;
• Understand the quantum aspects of solicitors’
• negligence claims;
• Recognise the available defences to such claims;
• Grasp the lessons learnt from cases; and
• Appreciate the likely issues in a solicitors’ negligence claim

Rules for Online Attendance:

1. Each attendee is required to attend the full course with the webcam and microphone turned on for the Law Society of Hong Kong to monitor attendance. Dial in only without webcam is not accepted.

2. Each attendee is required to display full legal name and company name for the Law Society of Hong Kong’s identification of attendance, e.g. Chan Tai Man David (ABC Company).

3. Each attendee is required to participate in small group discussions for the workshop session and is able to demonstrate a satisfactory degree of comprehension of the course.

4. In the event of any dispute regarding compliance of the online attendance, the decision of LexisNexis shall be final.

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Table of contents

Course Outline:
o Introduction
o Solicitors’ Duties to Clients
o GDPR extraterritorial applicability and enforcement
o Solicitors’ Duties to 3rd Parties
o The Standard of Care and Breach of Duty
o Causation, Remoteness and Quantum of Damages
o Defences and Limitation
o Illustration
o Guidelines to Avoid Solicitors’ Negligence
o Q&A