Breach of an Undertaking

Global Marine Drillships Ltd v William La Bella & Others [2014] EWHC 2242 (Ch)

In this case the High Court considered a claim brought against a solicitor and her firm for breach of an undertaking and for breach of trust.  The High Court found that the solicitor and firm were in breach of the undertaking and intense pressure placed on the solicitor by her client did not amount to a defence to the claim.

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John Bennett


I am an insurance specialist who acts both for insurers in coverage disputes and for professional indemnity insurers and their insureds, particularly barristers, accountants, solicitors, IFAs and patent agents.

Helen Smith


I am an Associate in the Professional Indemnity team based in the London office.