The Legal 500 UK 2019
Our lawyers have both defended professional firms and acted against them. We understand both sides of the disputes that arise.
We advise on all forms of disputes arising out of and linked to professional negligence including breaches of professional duty, breaches of contract and fraud by professionals. Our work is typically high profile. Our technical expertise in the area has been applied in relation to a wide variety of professionals, including lawyers, accountants, and valuers.
Professional Negligence Litigation Experience
Acting for a claimant bank against its former legal advisers in relation to their handling of a LCIA arbitration.
Advising a claimant in connection with potential professional negligence claims arising out of a tax planning and avoidance scheme.
Acting for a large international firm of lawyers in connection with disputes between investors in a complex securitisation of collateral debt obligations.
Acting for investment banks in two large sets of complex multi-party proceedings involving claims against, inter alia, firms of accountants, banks, public and private companies and directors thereof and firms of solicitors, involving various claims for misstatement, misrepresentation, breach of contract and fraud.
Representing an investment fund in High Court professional negligence proceedings against a major international law firm arising out of French restructuring advice given in respect of a €20 million distressed loan.
Advising partners in a collapsed law firm on claims available against other professional advisers.
Norwich Pharmacal relief: BVI confirms availability of relief for the purposes of overseas proceedings
Apr 08, 2020