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What is Professional Negligence?

Professional negligence occurs when a professional performs below their expected standards, resulting in damage or loss to the client. This professional owes a duty of care to their client to perform their job with reasonable care and skill.

Some examples of professional negligence include:

  • Incorrect advice before a property purchase
  • Undervalued assets
  • Under-settlement of a personal injury claim
  • Missed limitation dates or court deadline for a claim
  • Failure to comply with a court order
  • Unsuitable investment advice
  • Missed court deadline

Our sister legal firm Specters have a highly experienced professional negligence team, specialising in many areas.

These areas of professional negligence include:

  • Accountants
  • Brokers
  • Conveyancers
  • Conveyancing Fraud
  • Financial Advisers
  • Legal Professionals
  • Surveyors
  • Valuer Negligence

If you would like to discuss a potential compensation claim for professional negligence, visit Specters here or call them direct on 0300 303 3629.

Learn more on the Specters website