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Professional Negligence

Solicitor Negligence

We have one of the UK’s largest teams of professional negligence lawyers, representing individuals and businesses who’ve received bad advice from solicitors.

Our lawyers can help in a wide range of situations involving negligent advice, including:

  • Negligent advice to settle a claim for less than it’s worth
  • Failing to meet a court deadline, meaning that your claim is struck out
  • Missing a limitation date

If you’ve received poor or negligent legal advice, we can help you recover the money you’ve lost as a result. Our broad client base includes:

  • Insurers
  • Commercial companies
  • Individuals
  • Other legal firms

We offer a range of funding options to fit your situation, such as fixed fees and private retainers. We also offer conditional fee agreements, which mean you won’t pay any legal fees if your claim is unsuccessful.

We also have close relationships with After the Event (ATE) insurance providers. ATE insurance is designed to protect you should your claim for insurance broker negligence be unsuccessful for any reason. This means that any legal costs owed to your opponent will be covered should you lose.

You can also benefit from a fixed fee review of your solicitor negligence claim, where we can provide you with guidance on how best to move your case forward.

We have the experience and expertise to make a successful solicitor negligence claim on your behalf and our lawyers understand the impact that negligent legal advice can have on you and your business. We’ll fight to make sure you receive the compensation you need to cover any financial losses you’ve suffered as a result of this negligence.

Key Contacts

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


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Recent Work

Conveyancing Solicitors

We represented a client whose former conveyancing solicitors failed to take an appropriate deposit.

High Street Banks

We handled volume solicitor claims for two high street banks, with a minimum value of £250,000.

Failure To Issue Proceedings In Time

We’re pursuing a claim against our client’s former solicitors for their failure to issue proceedings in time against a bank for mis-selling of an interest rate swap product.


We're representing a company’s liquidators in a claim against their former solicitors.

Independent Property Developer

We’re acting for an independent property developer in a claim against their former solicitors.

Santander v RA Legal

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


"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.”


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.

5th Most Active Mergers & Acquisitions Firm - Experian 2016 Lex 100 chambers-2019 legal-500-2019 The Times Best Law Firms 2019

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.

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.

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Irwin Mitchell Shortlisted For Employment Law Firm Of The Year Award

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