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LPA 15 – Personal Professional Liability

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Published in May 2001

The consequences of professional liability will usually be covered by professional indemnity insurers or, in respect of any uninsured portion or if no insurance was purchased, it will usually be the individual’s employer who picks up the financial liability. The facts of Merrett v. Babb [Court of Appeal; 15 February 2001], although concerned with the liability of a valuation surveyor, might cause many professionals to consider: “there but for the grace of God …”