Professional Negligence Claims

When professionals fall short of the expected standard of care, it can result in financial losses and reputational damage. MSR Solicitors has a strong reputation for handling professional negligence claims across various industries. Our experienced team will work tirelessly to establish liability and seek fair compensation. Whether you are pursuing or defending a claim, we are on hand to assist.

Types of Professional Negligence We Handle:

1. Legal Professional Negligence:

Our firm specialises in cases involving negligence by legal professionals, such as solicitors, barristers, and legal advisers. We handle situations where clients have suffered harm due to errors in advice, negligence in representation, or failure to meet professional standards.

Relevant Case Law:

  • Saif Ali v. Sydney Mitchell & Co [1980] AC 198: This case emphasized the duty of care owed by solicitors to their clients and clarified the scope of professional negligence in the legal context.

Relevant Legislation:

  • Legal Services Act 2007: We navigate the regulatory framework outlined in this act to address issues related to professional conduct and negligence within the legal profession.

2. Medical Professional Negligence:

MSR Solicitors has extensive experience representing individuals who have suffered harm due to medical professionals’ negligence. This may include cases involving misdiagnosis, surgical errors, medication mistakes, or failure to provide a standard level of care.

Relevant Case Law:

  • Bolam v. Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] 1 WLR 582: This landmark case established the Bolam test, a key legal standard in medical negligence cases, defining the duty of care based on professional practice.

Relevant Legislation:

  • The Medical Act 1983: We rely on the provisions of this legislation to address issues related to professional conduct and negligence within the medical profession.

3. Financial and Accountancy Professional Negligence:

Our solicitors also handle cases involving negligence by financial and accountancy professionals. Whether it is inaccurate financial advice, misleading audits, or improper conduct, we work to hold professionals accountable for the financial losses incurred by our clients.

Relevant Case Law:

  • Caparo Industries plc v. Dickman [1990] 2 AC 605: This case clarified the three-part Caparo test, which is often applied in financial and accountancy negligence cases to determine the existence of a duty of care.

Relevant Legislation:

  • Financial Services and Markets Act 2000: We navigate the regulatory framework outlined in this act to address issues related to professional conduct and negligence within the financial services sector.

Why Choose MSR Solicitors for Professional Negligence Claims:

1. Specialised Expertise:

Our solicitors have expertise in professional negligence cases, ensuring that you receive tailored and effective legal representation.

2. Proven Track Record:

MSR Solicitors has a proven track record of successfully handling professional negligence claims, securing favourable outcomes for our clients.

3. Client-Centric Approach:

We prioritize transparent communication and a client-centric approach, keeping you informed throughout the legal process and advocating for your best interests.

If you believe you have a professional negligence claim and are seeking dedicated legal assistance, contact MSR Solicitors today. Our experienced team is ready to guide you through the complexities of professional negligence litigation with diligence and commitment.

*Please note: we do not do legal aid work. For professional negligence matters, we do not offer no-win-no-fee arrangements.

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