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Professional Negligence 3C

Professional Negligence

An ever-changing and fast growing area of the law, we make it our business to keep on top of all the latest developments to help protect our clients when previous professional advisers get things wrong. We understand the importance of your business’s reputation, the need for swift resolutions and a professional and diligent approach to what can be very sensitive issues.

We specialise in helping with professional negligence disputes involving:

  • Financial institutions (including financial advisers, fidelity and white collar crime)
  • Accountants
  • Surveyors
  • Insurance brokers
  • Construction companies, engineers and architects
  • Solicitors

Our specialist team acts for claimants and defendants, including multinational corporations, insurers and top 10 accountancy firms. We’re also here to help high street practices and small business too and give everyone the same commitment and thorough work practices to resolve disputes as quickly and as fairly as we can.


Chambers UK 2019
Frequently acts for claimants, representing both corporate and private clients in claims against lawyers and surveyors. Specialist areas include marine surveyors’ negligence and a growing presence acting on claims against accountants and IFAs relating to tax schemes. Adept at handling property and construction-related negligence cases.
One source says: “Their strength is that they work for local businesses and have an intimate knowledge of their locality.”

THE LEGAL 500 uk

Legal 500 2019 Leading firm
Lester Aldridge LLP advises mainly claimants on professional negligence matters against solicitors, accountants, IFAs, property surveyors and marine surveyor’s negligence. The firm specialises in claims against accountants and IFAs with regards to aggressive tax schemes. Partner Michael Veal has ‘exceptional intellectual and analytical ability’ and ‘a modern, user-friendly style’. Partner Kate Stewart joined from Moore Blatch LLP.

Professional Negligence specialists

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