As a client of a professional, such as a solicitor, accountant, or surveyor, you expect them to provide you with a certain level of service and expertise. When they fail to meet those expectations, it can lead to serious consequences, including financial loss. If you’ve been let down by a professional in this way, you may be able to bring a professional negligence claim against them.
What is Professional Negligence?
Professional negligence is a term used to describe the situation where a professional fails to provide the level of service and expertise that would be expected of them. This can arise in a wide range of scenarios, including:
In each of these cases, the professional has failed to meet the standards of their profession, which has caused harm to their client.
How to Bring a Professional Negligence Claim
If you believe that a professional you have instructed to carry out a service has been negligent, you may be able to bring a claim against the professional in question. In order to do so, you will need to show that:
If you decide to instruct a solicitor who has experience in professional negligence matters they will be able to guide you through the process of bringing a claim, which typically involves the following steps:
How We Can Help
Our experienced team of solicitors has a proven track record of successfully bringing professional negligence claims against a wide range of professionals. We will work with you to understand the specifics of your case and to provide you with clear, practical advice on your options.
Contact us today to find out how we can help you bring a professional negligence claim.