Davis Blank Furniss has seen, and predicts it will continue to see, a growing demand for its Professional Negligence services over the coming months. The biggest demand is coming from clients who have received incorrect advice from employment law solicitors. The firm expects a rise of around 20% in these types of enquiries over the... Read the rest of this entry →
Category Archives: Professional Negligence
Paul Walton, Head of the Professional Negligence team, discusses the recent case of Hart v Large, and its implications for professional negligence claims involving real estate
Purchasing land is a complicated affair. It is therefore no surprise that professional advice is part and parcel of such transactions; lay people are not qualified to make judgments about (for example) the structural integrity of or the legal rights affecting the property that they wish to purchase. It is simply not reasonable to expect... Read the rest of this entry →
Paul Walton – Consultant Solicitor – discusses the most common types of professional negligence claims.
My workload is incredibly varied and I represent clients who have cases against many types of professional advisors. Below is a list of the most common types of claims that I handle. If you would like to talk to me about how I might be able to help you, please do contact me. My contact... Read the rest of this entry →
Paul Walton – head of Professional Negligence – discusses the topical issue of legal claims against solicitors
There has been a growing number of claims against solicitors relating to the mishandling of Personal Injury claims for their clients. The most common problems are: 1. Failure to issue proceedings in time. For a Personal Injury claim the normal Limitation Period is three years from the date of the accident or injury. Proceedings must... Read the rest of this entry →