TITLE

Blake Lapthorn set for High Court fight over £300K claim

AUTHOR(S)
Rothfield, Deborah
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;4/25/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 16, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Blake Lapthorn (now Blake Lapthorn Linnell) is being sued in the High Court for professional negligence for a sum in excess of £300,000. Former client Maris Marine is suing Blake Laptborn for allegedly failing to comply with time limits, drafting requirements and procedures relevant to its instruction as competent arbitration lawyers. Blake Lapthorn advised Maris Marine in adjudication and then arbitration proceedings against contractor JT Mackley & Co. and engineeer Posford Haskoning. However, Maris Marine alleges that Blake Lapthorn failed to comply with the three-month time limit set out in the contract between Maris Marine and Mackley.
ACCESSION #
16918717

 

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