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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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9 May
Construction Law: The Perils of Free Advice By Joseph Chiffers

In Lejonvarn (Appellant/Defendant) vs Burgess (Respondent/Claimant), the Court of Appeal upheld the first instance decision and the principle that an architect providing free advice owes a duty in tort to recipients of their advice and may potentially be liable for pure economic loss; see here for the full judgment and see here for my blog […]

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