Balfour Beatty Engineering Services v Allen - should all faults - even negligence - of advisers always be affixed to late claimants?

When deciding whether a late claim, that could not be reasonably practicably presented in time, was presented within such further period as was reasonable, the principle that an advisor's errors will be affixed to a claimant still applies. However, the nature of the error must be established - it might even be that in rare cases even negligence is not fatal to the question of "reasonable period", as it undoubtedly would be to "reasonably practicable".

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