D. W. Moore And Co. Ltd. -v- Ferrier

Timothy Saloman QC

[1988] 1 WLR 267; [1988] 1 All ER 400

Timothy Saloman – Limitation of Action – Negligence – Accrual of cause of action – Covenants in restraint of trade – Agreements containing covenant settled by solicitors in 1971 and 1975 – Covenants intended to restrain competition by former employee – Covenant discovered to be ineffective in 1980 – Writ claiming damages for negligence issued against solicitors in 1985 – Whether damage suffered at time of drafting of agreements – Whether claim statute barred

Date added: July 29th, 1987


Area of Expertise

Professional Negligence