Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Professional Negligence

Sometimes business professionals make mistakes that can have a serious impact in your business. As one of the largest claimant professional negligence teams in the UK, we can act on your behalf if you’ve received negligent advice or service from a professional advisor.

We can help you claim against:

One of our professional negligence solicitors will personally handle your case and will act efficiently to settle your claim as soon as possible. We take into account different methods of mediation and dispute resolution, coming to a result that is best for you.

When you contact us, we will provide you with a fixed fee, no obligation consultation to set a clear and concise way forward.

We can also accept a variety of funding methods for professional negligence claims, including:

  • Conditional fee agreements
  • Discounted conditional fee agreements
  • Fixed fee funding
  • Private retainers

Our lawyers also have close relationships with After The Event (ATE) insurance providers so we can proceed with your claim quickly and cost effectively.

Key Contacts

Our key contacts our all experts in their fields. Feel free to email or phone them to find out how we can help your business.


Meet the whole team

Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.

C2 Or Not C2? That Is The Question

03 / 11 / 17 Read More

Ten Steps To Public Private Perfection

02 / 11 / 17 Read More

Planning Authorities Failing To Prioritise Housing For Older People In Their Local Plans

02 / 11 / 17 Read More

Recent Professional Negligence Work

High Street Banks

We’ve previously handled over £250,000 of volume surveyor claims for two well-known/high street banks.

High Street Lender

Our team mediated a number of claims for a high street lender, recovering £2.5 million.

Lender Client

We settled group claims in excess of £500,000 against a national firm of surveyors.

Abbey National Mortgages Plc v Key Surveyors Nationwide Ltd

We acted for the claimant in the Court of Appeal, a case which set authority on the nature of expert evidence for the successful claimant.

Santander v RA Legal

Our solicitors were successful at the Court of Appeal with a breach of trust claim.

Sports Club

We helped uncover the negligence by the club’s accountant for failing to spot fraud.

Testimonials & Client Feedback

We truly value the feedback we receive from both our clients and legal accreditation societies, such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.


"They are very approachable and good with clients."

Chambers & Partners, 2016

Legal 500

“A good firm to have on your side.”

Legal 500, 2015


Jane Anderson is “thorough, resourceful and engaging” and “strives forward with her passion and enthusiasm to deliver results.”


We Work Nationally

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.

Awards & Accreditations

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

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