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Negligence in valuations and surveys

Negligence in valuations and surveys

This section informs professionals of potentially problematic areas and aids understanding of the implications for practice of negligence. Using summaries of negligence cases with commentary by an expert author, this section examines the duty of care, breach of duty, defences, and mitigation and contribution in negligence cases. It discusses the extent of liability for negligence; damages for negligent surveys and the 'margin of error' approach to establishing negligence against valuers.

This section is maintained by Paul Letman, a barrister at Chambers of Peter Knox QC at 3 Hare Court.