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Professional negligence concerns professionals providing you with either the wrong advice or poor advice (even if it is not technically wrong, but instead falls below their standard of care). If their conduct has resulted in financial or other loss for their client, then they may have acted negligently.

The consequences of professional negligence can be enormous – whether this be an impact on your business growth or personal finances. If a professional’s lack of attention or general incompetence has impacted your life, then you could have a professional negligence claim that needs to be remedied.

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Professional negligence occurs when an individual breaches their duty of care by failing to perform their responsibilities at the required standard. We can advise you on potential negligence claims against:

  • Accountants
  • Financial Advisors
  • Surveyors
  • Builders
  • IT Professionals

Claims for wrong advice are ever-increasing and can have life-changing consequences. If you have been affected by the advice of a professional, please contact Barnes Law on +44 (0) 208 092 2700 or to discuss your claim.

How to bring a Professional Negligence claim?

There are factors that need to be considered in professional negligence claims, including:

  • Can you prove that the advice was given and that you closely followed it?
  • Are your losses a result of the advice given?
  • Would the same advice have been given to you by another industry professional?
  • Can it be proven that the professional did not follow industry ‘best practices’ and standards in their advice?

For a consultation on your circumstances, and the potential professional negligence that you have experienced, please call Barnes Law on +44 (0) 208 092 2700 or email us at to discuss your situation. We can help you to assess the chances of bringing a successful claim and help you throughout the process.

How Barnes Law can help you?

Our team at Barnes Law work to resolve professional negligence claims through negotiation and mediation.

Our disputes experts will guide you through your claim from the very first stages of the professional negligence pre-action protocol, through to the end of the claim. We strive to resolve these matters in mediation to avoid the need to go to court. Most professionals have indemnity insurance, meaning that most cases can be resolved quickly by us and the insurer’s solicitors.

To discuss your claim, please call +44 (0) 208 092 2700 or email; we can discuss what happened and what the consequences are.

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