Professionals have a legal obligation to act with reasonable skill and care when providing services to their clients. If you have received poor advice or services from a professional and have incurred loss, you may have a professional negligence claim.
We have an experienced team who can advise you upon claims against professionals and guide you through this complicated area of law. For example if you received valuation advice for a property from a surveyor during economic boom years which subsequently transpired to be vastly overvalued during the decline, you may need very specialist advice on whether there are grounds for a claim and whether you are within the appropriate time limit to bring the claim.
Specialist advice is often required to determine not only whether the professional was at fault but what losses their client incurred as a result of that fault.
This type of dispute often involves a lengthy contracting period between the parties and that can place considerable strain on the parties to resolve the issue such as a long running building project or a continuing retainer with a professional advisor.
We frequently employ mediation or ADR as an effective way of resolving these disputes in a swift, cost effective and successful manner.
We can advise on potential claims involving the following professionals: