Lane v Cullens Solicitors and others – WLR Daily

Posted May 13th, 2011 in intestacy, law reports, limitations, negligence, solicitors by tracey

Lane v Cullens Solicitors and others [2011] EWCA Civ 547; [2011] WLR (D) 157

“Where a personal representative had distributed sums out of the relevant estate notwithstanding a notified third party claim against the estate, and sought to sue solicitors in professional negligence, the applicable limitation period could be found to run from the time at which the legal position had altered, viz upon payment out, regardless of the question whether the third party claim was correctly to be characterised as a vested or a contingent claim.”

WLR Daily, 11th May 2011


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