Letter of claim—against a surveyor for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in producing a valuation
Produced in partnership with Steven O'Sullivan
Letter of claim—against a surveyor for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in producing a valuation

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 surveyor for breach of contract and, or alternatively, negligence in producing a valuation

[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]

FAO [RELEVANT NAME]

[NAME OF DEFENDANT SURVEYOR]

[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 (the 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 acknowledgment 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 [insert name of potential co-defendant] bears any responsibility for this claim, as a result of this [we have written OR are considering writing OR a letter of claim to that party.]

      1. 1.2

        We are instructed that pursuant to a letter dated

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