Frequently asked questions Professional Negligence

Professional Negligence FAQ's

Most frequently asked questions and answers

In most professional negligence claims you have six years to issue Court proceedings. The period generally starts to run from the date when the professional was negligent or the date you suffered loss. If you believe that you have a claim then contact us now for a free no obligation review of your case.

To make a Professional Negligence claim against your solicitor you will need to provide evidence that they owed you a duty of care and this was in fact breached.

Your solicitors standard of care must have fallen below the standard that would be expected of a reasonably competent Solicitor working in the same filed of expertise.

If your solicitors breach of care caused you to suffer a loss then this loss must be as a direct result of your solicitors professional negligence.If you believe that you have a claim then contact us now for a free no obligation review of your case.

The majority of Professional Negligence claims against solicitors do settle before trial however there may be a time in which you will have to attend court to validate your claim.

The whole idea of making a professional negligence claim against your solicitor is to put you in the position you would have been had they not been negligent. As such, you can claim any loss you have suffered, provided that the loss was a direct result of your solicitors professional negligence.

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