Professional negligence claims

Professional negligence claims guidance:

Having established the existence of a ‘professional’ who may owe duties to their client, it is then necessary to consider the bases on which such duties may be founded....

Practice Note

As considered in Practice Note: Bringing a professional negligence claim based on the duty in contract, tort and equity, a professional negligence claim may be founded in...

Practice Note

The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

Practice Note

This Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains how to determine the date of accrual in respect of claims in...

Practice Note

This Practice Note considers in detail when damages for loss of a chance (loss of an opportunity damages) may be recoverable, with reference to the test in Allied Maples...

Practice Note

The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

Practice Note

The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

Practice Note

The Pre-action Protocol for Professional Negligence claims was amended with effect from 6 April 2015 (with a further amendment effective 30 April 2018 in relation to...

Practice Note

This Practice Note considers the standard of care in professional negligence claims, originally formulated in Bolam v Friern Hospital as being that of reasonable skill...

Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out the general principles applicable when considering the remedy of damages. It draws on the judgment of Lord Reed in Morris-Garner v One Step...

Practice Note

It is not just clients who may be able to bring a claim in negligence against their professional advisers. This Practice Note considers who can be parties to a...

Practice Note