he had assumed personal responsibility for the negligent advice.
liable to plaintiffs for loss suffered as result of negligent advice if he had
assumed personal responsibility for advice and plaintiffs had relied on that
assumption of responsibility.
responsibility was to be determined objectively.
determined not simply on facts but on whether plaintiffs could reasonably rely on assumption of
maintained, in face of academic criticism, that ‘there is no better
rationalisation for the relevant head of tort liability than assumption of