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Professional Negligence Accountants

Accountants, like other professions, owe contractual duties to their clients and have a duty of care to exercise reasonable skill and care.   Accountants perform a very wide range of functions to both individuals and businesses.  While the historical core of those activities is the compilation and review of accounts, the services today provided include a wide range of activities encompassing auditing, financial reporting, taxation and personal finance advice, financial management, and advice as to corporate finance and information technology as well as acting as liquidators, administrators and receivers. Their advice and expertise in all these areas is crucial and heavily replied upon. Therefore when a mistake is made by an accountant, the consequences can be serious and extremely costly.

We specialise in the following areas of accountant negligence;

Professional Negligence  claims against accountants can be complex. We have handled such cases for over 25 years and have the necessary specialised and expert knowledge to represent you.

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8 Jun
RELIEF FROM SANCTIONS: JUSTIFY DELAYS OR LOSE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEFEND THE CLAIM By Joseph Chiffers

In Redbourne Group Ltd v Fairgate Development Ltd (see here for judgment), the High Court adopted a strict approach against a Defendant who failed to file the defence in time and subsequently applied to set aside the default judgment and for relief from sanctions. Soon after the Jackson Reforms were implemented and particularly after the […]

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