Professional negligence

Professional negligence


Individuals and businesses often require professional support when it comes to legal, technical or financial matters. Most people rely on the advice of professional such as accountants, solicitors, architects, and surveyors, when making many of the biggest decisions we take in life.

Professional negligence occurs when the legal obligation to provide professional services with reasonable standards of care and attention to detail, known as a ‘duty of care’, is not met.

How we can help


We have acted for, and against, a range of professionals, including the following:

  • accountants;
  • architects;
  • auditors;
  • banks;
  • barristers;
  • engineers;
  • estate Agents;
  • financial Advisors;
  • insurance Brokers;
  • loss Adjusters;
  • solicitors; and
  • surveyors.

Whether you are a private individual or a company, a failure by a professional to do their job correctly can have significant consequences for your finances, property and personal health. If you or your business have suffered losses as a result of incorrect or inadequate advice, inexperience, a lack of attention to detail or other unreasonable mistakes by an individual or company that you engaged to deliver a service for you, please get in touch with us to discuss the details of what happened. We will assess your evidence with you to see if you have the basis for a professional negligence claim and help you through each stage of the process of bringing a claim.

From our offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York our team can assist with a professional negligence claim wherever you are located throughout the UK. To speak to a professional negligence solicitor for legal advice about your specific situation please call 0333 323 5292 or fill out the enquiry form on this page and we will come back you promptly.

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