Comprehensive legal support for people who have suffered loss as the result of professional negligence.
Formidable track record in claims for professional negligence
A key consideration in professional negligence claims is the extent of damage, whether the situation can be rescued, and, if not, whether a claim would be appropriate in the specific circumstances. We will discuss your objectives with you to find the best strategy, be that through alternative forms of dispute resolution or court proceedings.
If you feel you have suffered a loss as the result of professional advice or a service that was not adequate, contact a member of our highly experienced team based in St Albans, Harpenden or Luton.
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A very solid team with several litigators who show good common sense in their client dealings with practical commercial advice given and clients kept well informed.
Working with the team has been professional from start to finish allowing us to make informed decisions through complex processes. The availability and “can do” attitude has enabled us to conduct our business and know we have the right people in our corner to enable good decision making and positive outcomes.
Immediate response and exemplary communication. A high level of client confidence is immediately provided – most reassuring at difficult times. A dependable strong team of skilled professionals.
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Frequently asked questions
What is professional negligence?
Professional negligence occurs when a professional fails to perform their duties to the required standard, resulting in harm or loss to their client.
What must be proven in a professional negligence claim?
To prove professional negligence, it must be shown that the professional had a contractual duty or a duty of care towards their client, that they breached that duty by failing to meet the required standard, and that this breach caused harm or loss to the client.
What damages can be awarded in a professional negligence claim?
Damages that can be awarded in a professional negligence claim include compensation for any financial losses incurred as a result of the negligence.
Who can be held liable for professional negligence?
Any professional who has a contract with and/or a duty of care towards their client (or a third party) can be held liable for professional negligence. This includes lawyers, accountants, engineers and architects, among others.
Is there a time limit on bringing a claim for professional negligence?
The Limitation Act 1980 provides for various time limits for pursuing a claim for professional negligence and it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible to ensure that your claim is made within the required timeframe.
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