Our reputation in professional negligence claims

We have an outstanding reputation in professional negligence claims. Our lawyers have acted in claims against lawyers, accountants, actuaries, and surveyors.


How we handle professional negligence claims

Through the effective use of the provisions of the Professional Negligence Pre-Action Protocol, we are often able to obtain early and cost-effective settlements for our clients. In addition, we have considerable expertise in the use of alternative dispute resolution such as mediation. This is often used as a tool to our clients’ advantage.


Our professional negligence experience

  • Acting for a professional trustee against a large City of London law firm in connection with professional negligence arising out of the firm’s retainer, and conduct of complex legal proceedings in the UK and abroad
  • Acting for company directors in claims against one of the leading accounting firms in respect of negligent accounting, tax advice and due diligence connected with a £10m commercial transaction
  • Acting for a group of property developers in negligence claims against its solicitors in the context of various property-related transactions
  • Acting for an individual named in The Times 100 Rich List in a professional negligence claim against his solicitors regarding a substantial property transaction
  • Acting for a UK plc against a firm of accountants in relation to a complex claim arising out of negligent auditing of accounts and the preparation of a working capital review
  • Acting in proceedings against a top-10 firm of solicitors regarding a failure to properly conduct a leasehold enfranchisement

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Meet the Commercial Litigation team

Our team has the size and experience to handle heavyweight litigation.

Many of our cases are international in scope and all of our lawyers are experienced in conducting cross-border disputes. 

Fiona Gillett, Partner, Commerical Litigation and Securities Litigation, Stewarts

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