A brief guide to professional negligence claims

24 July, 2014
This article has been reviewed and is up to date as of 23 August, 2017

Claims against professionals, such as accountants, financial advisers, solicitors, surveyors and architects, have become more common in recent years. This is due to a combination of factors including an increasing reliance upon professional advice, the complexity of work carried out, and a raised awareness of legal rights.


Professional negligence claims can be complex and it is important to seek advice from specialist solicitors who are experienced in dealing with this type of claim. Our Guide to Professional Negligence Claims is intended to be a brief overview of some of the important considerations and procedures when embarking upon a professional negligence claim.