Letter of claim—against a broker for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in arranging or failing to arrange insurance cover
Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan
Letter of claim—against a broker for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in arranging or failing to arrange insurance cover

The following Dispute Resolution precedent Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter of claim—against a broker for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in arranging or failing to arrange insurance cover

[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]

FAO [APPROPRIATE DIRECTOR]

[NAME OF DEFENDANT BROKER]

[ADDRESS LINE 1]

[ADDRESS LINE 2]

[POSTCODE]

[DATE]

Dear [insert organisation name]

[PROSPECTIVE CLAIMANT’S NAME] AND [PROSPECTIVE DEFENDANT’S NAME]

LETTER OF CLAIM

We write further to our letter dated [insert date of your preliminary notice of claim, if sent].

That letter was a preliminary notice of claim sent pursuant to the Pre-Action Protocol for Professional Negligence (‘Protocol’), and required an acknowledgment by [insert date].

[We are in receipt of your letter dated [insert date] acknowledging receipt of the preliminary notice of claim. [However, we await confirmation that your professional indemnity insurers have been advised of the circumstances of our client’s claim against you. We also request that you pass a copy of this letter to them, and confirm to us that you have done so.] OR We cannot trace an acknowledgement of our preliminary notice of claim and await confirmation of receipt of our correspondence by return.]

    1. 1

      Overview and identity of parties

      1. 1.1

        [As you are aware], [W OR w]e act for [insert claimant’s name]. [You are the only other party involved in this dispute. OR We are also considering whether [name potential co-defendant] bears any responsibility for this claim[, as a result of this we have written/ are considering writing a letter of claim to that party].]

      1. 1.2

        We are instructed that in or around [insert date] you were instructed to act as

Related documents:

Popular documents