The End of the Road for SAAMCO?

The seminal SAAMCO principle has been re-stated and re-purposed by the Supreme Court

07 September 2021

In the linked judgments of Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2021] and Khan v Meadows [2021], the Supreme Court has seized the opportunity to return to first principles and provide a restatement of the role of South Australia Asset Management Corpn v York Montague Ltd [1997] within the wider context of scope of duty.

In this article, Andrew Burnette and Ben Hubble QC, of 4 New Square, consider the analysis of the Court and the potential impact of the judgments on future professional indemnity disputes.

This article was first published in New Law Journal in July 2021: www.newlawjournal.co.uk

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