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Professional Negligence – cases against solicitors

Has your solicitor been negligent in dealing with your case? We can help!

Solicitors are instructed on hundreds of new matters every day ranging from residential conveyancing cases to commercial litigation. The Clients’ trust and high expectations of their instructed solicitor are usually met by the solicitors’ professionalism, skill and compliance with their duty of care. However there are many circumstances where solicitors are negligent.

A negligent act is when the mistake made is one no reasonably competent professional should have made. Often its consequence cause the client financial loss and if so, then compensation can be recovered from the solicitor. When this is this case, it is advisable, if not essential, to seek the advice of a professional negligence solicitor who has the necessary skill and expertise within this highly specialised area of law.

We have a wealth of experience in dealing with professional negligence claims against lawyers. Some of the more common areas of law we deal with are;

Occasionally, a claim against a solicitor can involve complications with more than one professional being at fault such as surveyors, estate agents, accountants or barristers. We have considerable experience in actions against those other professional groups.

In today’s fragile economy, it is reassuring to know that your professional negligence case can be dealt with under a no win no fee arrangement. We will initially take brief case details to enable us to ascertain whether the case is viable and then fund and insure the case on your behalf. When the case is successful you will receive the maximum amount of compensation available.

If you think you have a professional negligence case against your solicitor and have suffered a financial loss due to negligence then we can help.

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