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

This Practice Note considers causation and remoteness in professional negligence claims, encompassing the ‘but for’ test (considered in Kuwait Airways v Iraqi Airways),...

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...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] [Name of defendant’s solicitor] [Address] [insert date] Dear [insert contact name] [PROSPECTIVE CLAIMANT’S NAME] AND...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS] [NAME OF CHAMBERS]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR] [NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF THE CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT FIRM] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT SURVEYOR] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT]...

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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate LLP [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [RELEVANT NAME] [NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR IF...

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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...

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The general principles applicable in negligence claims cases as to existence and standard of the duty of care, breach, causation and loss, can be found in Practice Notes:...

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

[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE] Dear [insert...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE] Dear [insert...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [CLIENT PARTNER OR SENIOR PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE] Dear...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [[HEAD OF BARRISTERS CHAMBERS]] [NAME OF DEFENDANT CHAMBERS] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [[APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR OR SENIOR PARTNER]] [NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE]...

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Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan [ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [[APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR]] [NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER] [ADDRESS LINE 1]...

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[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS] FAO [MANAGING PARTNER] [NAME OF DEFENDANT ACCOUNTANT] [ADDRESS LINE 1] [ADDRESS LINE 2] [POSTCODE] [DATE] Dear [insert...

Precedents

The full title is Practice Direction—Solicitors' negligence in right to buy (transfer of existing and new claims to the Chancery Division and appointment of designated...

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

What are damages? The term ‘damages’ refers to any amount of money awarded by a court in order to compensate a claimant who has suffered loss or damage as a result of a...

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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...

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