Court finds solicitor in breach of fiduciary duty owed to client but loss not caused by the breach

Backstrom, Michelle (2009) Court finds solicitor in breach of fiduciary duty owed to client but loss not caused by the breach. Australian Property Law Bulletin, 24(2-3), pp. 29-32.

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Abstract

A solicitor owes fiduciary obligations to his or her client including the obligations of loyalty and disclosure. The Court of Appeal in Mantonella Pty Ltd v Thompson (2009) 255 ALR 367; [2009] QCA 80; BC200902311 recently considered when the fiduciary duty owed by a solicitor to a client is breached and the consequent liability of the solicitor...

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ID Code: 64118
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: duty of solicitor to client, fiduciary duty, negligence of solicitor, loss
ISSN: 0817-2854
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 07 Nov 2013 22:14
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2013 05:48

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