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Professional Negligence

Our leading professional negligence specialists act for all types of clients who have suffered significant financial loss as a result of negligent practices by professional service providers. We regularly represent clients in claims against accountants, solicitors, barristers, surveyors, financial advisors, architects and engineers, among others.

Notable deals and highlights 

  • Represented two ultra high net worth individuals in a multi-million pound claim against two leading firms of accountants and solicitors in relation to allegations of negligence in relation to the individuals' tax affairs.
  • Representing lenders on a large number of mortgage frauds and claims against solicitors and valuers for negligence arising out of their involvement in transactions.
  • Assisted a major football club in a multi-million pound arbitration concerning the construction of its new stadium where the issues included delay and additional design costs.
  • Advised on professional negligence claims against financial advisers in relation to negligent investment advice and the mis-selling of financial products.
  • Represented the owner of a marquee hotel on the Southbank in London in relation to the delivery of the project and resolution of several disputes in relation to construction and design.
  • Acted for the victim of a complex mortgage fraud in a claim against her former solicitors for negligence.
  • Represented a property investment company in a professional negligence action against building control inspectors following defects to a property which caused our client significant loss.
  • Represented an offshore establishment wrongly advised to make investments, in a significant compensation claim against its investment advisor and the boutique investment bank which recommended the investment.

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