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Solicitors Negligence

Solicitors Negligence

 

The thought of suing a solicitor can fill individuals and businesses with trepidation, especially after incurring financial loss as a result of professional negligence.

 

However, taking legal action for professional negligence against a solicitor is one of the most common professional negligence claims.

 

Solicitors are often the lynchpin of business and domestic transactions – and negligent legal advice can result in disaster for both families and commercial firms.

 

Legal processes must be based not only on sound advice – but often must also be carried out within strict time limits. Good legal advice is no good at all if a solicitor or legal adviser misses a crucial deadline for serving court papers, makes a drafting error – or fails to complete the legal paperwork for a business transaction.

 

Duncan Lewis Professional Negligence Solicitors have a wealth of experience in dealing with claims involving negligent solicitors, including:

  • Conveyancing and Property Solicitor Negligence
  • Professional Injury Case Negligence
  • Employment Case Negligence
  • Litigation Case Negligence
  • Commercial Transaction Negligence
  • Pensions Settlement in Divorce Negligence
  • Wills and Probate Case Negligence
  • Immigration Case Negligence (eg wrong visa application, missed application or appeal deadline, solicitor gave wrong advice)
  • Missed Deadline by the Solicitor
  • Wrong Advice by a Solicitor
  • Failure of solicitor to advise on Legal Aid Statutory Charge
  • Missed time limit by solicitor
  • Failure to properly draft and serve documents.

Professional negligence cases can be complex and Duncan Lewis professional negligence lawyers understand that clients may not be immediately aware of whether they can make a claim against a professional who has let them down.

 

Duncan Lewis claims lawyers can advise those who feel they have suffered loss as a result of professional negligence on legal action that can be taken against a negligent professional adviser such as a solicitor, accountant or surveyor.

 

Duncan Lewis also understands that a client who has already had a bad experience with a professional adviser may feel hesitant about approaching a firm of solicitors for advice – just in case history repeats itself.

 

Duncan Lewis handles all professional negligence claims with professionalism and an emphasis on client support at every stage of the claims process, to make sure clients making professional negligence claims feel confident in our services – and win the professional negligence compensation they are entitled to.

 

Clients considering suing a solicitor for professional negligence have six years from the date of the event constituting negligence – or three years from the date they first realised negligence had occurred – in which to make a claim.

 

Funding for Professional Negligence Claims

 

Duncan Lewis professional negligence solicitors realise that affordability, funding and legal costs are crucial to a client deciding to make a claim for professional negligence.

 

Our initial costs for assessing a professional negligence claim are covered by a fixed fee package – so from the outset, clients know exactly how much an initial client meeting and assessment of the claim will cost them.

 

Once a professional negligence claim has been assessed, Duncan Lewis is able to offer clients a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) (CFA).

 

If you have been let down by the negligent advice or actions of a professional adviser and wish to look into the possibility of making a Professional Negligence Claim, Duncan Lewis are here to help you – and will make sure we give you the best legal advice possible, at fees you can afford, to help you win the compensation you deserve.

 

Call Duncan Lewis Professional Negligence Solicitors on 020 7923 4020 for more information about making a Professional Negligence Compensation Claim.


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