We are a City of London law firm of specialist professional negligence Solicitors and Barristers. We’re experts in settling very high value contentious professional negligence disputes. We excel in dealing with complex and sensitive claims against other leading organisations. We regularly assist with legal claims against:
Instruct our Professionals to pursue your Claim
Our dual-qualified Solicitor & Barrister team assess your case at the outset. We will quickly determine the merits and prospects of the claim and then also advise you on how to obtain an optimal settlement (often on a no win no fee basis).
Qualified lawyers at the only law firm with chambers in the Middle Temple (a Barristers’ Inn of Court) in the City of London
Dedicated PNLA member specialist negligence lawyers with expertise in high value professional negligence disputes and claims
Our professional negligence solicitors and barristers offer regulated, independent & confidential legal advice
We provide results-focused legal representation to individuals and companies that have been subject to bad advice or conduct and can often act on a no win no fee basis after an initial assessment.
Our typical cases have a value of several hundred thousand pounds and our largest current case is worth in the region of £7 million and is a complex case against a large well-known London law firm.
Our experience and advice will help guide you on the ideal legal strategy to obtain optimal compensation for the loss you have suffered.
We have a specialist team of professional negligence legal experts with years of experience in negotiating with professionals, their indemnity insurers and their solicitors. We regularly represent our clients at mediations with insurers which often lead to settlement.
Where cases have to be progressed we are experienced at acting as legal representatives on negligence claims before the County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal and can take over conduct of existing claims.
We recommend that you let us, as experts, handle your matter. Here’s why:
- reduce failure risk from attempting to manage and understand complex negligence disputes or civil procedural rules and laws yourself;
- expert assistance and advice which can obtain an optimal result; and
- dedicated specialists which results in a faster solution to your problem.
Areas of Expertise:
We regularly undertake professional negligence litigation in these core areas:
Need a specialist negligence lawyer to bring a claim against a professional?
Had bad advice? Suffered financial or personal loss?
We are a specialist leading City of London law firm based in the Middle Temple Inn of Court adjacent to the Royal Courts of Justice, High Court and Court of Appeal. We specialise in bringing professional negligence claims and have years of experience in handling, resolving and settling negligence disputes and are members of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PNLA).
Our City of London solicitors and barristers have market-leading experience of providing bespoke legal advice and bringing complex claims to settlement. As a leading law firm regularly featured in the news and media and with a track record of success, you can be assured that your compensation claim will proceed with precision and care.
ProNeg Litigation News
UK Professional Negligence Legal News Articles from our team:
Although generally only a client of a professional will have standing to bring a claim in negligence against professionals such as solicitors, barristers, tax advisers, accountants and surveyors, there are situations where a third party (i.e. not the direct client) can bring a professional negligence claim. A third party claim for compensation arises as a…
In Taray Investments Ltd & Anor v Gateley Heritage LLP the Honourable Mrs Justice Tipples DBE ruled that property developers could not prove a loss of investment opportunity caused by their solicitors’ mistake.
Court of Appeal holds law firm negligent in failing to register property restriction causing financial loss
In Christopher Hugh Gosden and others v Halliwell Landau and others  EWCA Civ 42 the Court of Appeal overturned a High Court decision concluding that the judge’s approach to Claimant’s causation was wrong. The Claimants were husband and wife and both senior professors at the University of Oxford. The First Claimant, Christopher Godsen was…
Supreme Court considers admissibility of evidence not available at trial when determining loss of chance
The Supreme Court case of Edwards v Hugh James Ford Simey Solicitors  UKSC 54 provides useful insight as to the relevance of “new” evidence i.e. evidence which was not available at the time of the substantive matter, in loss of chance cases. The Claimant, Mr Watkins, instructed a firm of solicitors, Hugh James Ford…
Two wrongs don’t make a right: Solicitors held to be negligent after illegality defence is rejected by Court of Appeal
In Grondona v Stoffel & Co  EWCA Civ 2031, the Court of Appeal placed more importance on the public policy argument of clients being able to seek damages for solicitors’ negligence even in claims where the claimants have potentially committed fraud and the illegality defence is argued. Conveyancing negligence: Solicitors failure to register transfer…
The Supreme Court case of Perry v Raleys Solicitors  UKSC 5 was an opportunity for the Court to consider the correct approach to determining loss of chance claims arising out of lost litigation. In short, the landmark judgment means that if a claimant would probably have lost their underlying claim, nevertheless they may be…
Professional Negligence FAQs
Our frequently asked questions about professional negligence litigation: