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Caparo Industries Plc v Dickman and others

The Caparo Industries Plc v Dickman and others case in 1990 was a landmark case regarding the test for a duty of care. On this page you can access a range of articles, books and online resources providing quick links to judgments, articles and commentary.

Online articles

The library provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. Access to articles is provided to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Useful links

Caparo Industries pIc v Dickman & Ors [1990] UKHL 2
Full text of the judgment, taken from the British and Irish Legal Information Institute, as published on 8 February 1990.

Caparo Industries v Dickman 1990
Analysis of the case from the Law Of Higher Education Online Casebook and the Oxford Centre for Higher Education and Policy Studies.

Royal Bank of Scotland v Bannerman Johnstone Maclay 2002
For recent updates on duty of care and auditor liability, see the ICAEW's page on the Bannerman case.

Articles and books in the Library collection

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