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Professional Negligence

The Professional Negligence team at No5 practises in the following fields of professional negligence work:-

  • Solicitors
  • Barristers
  • Accountants
  • Financial service providers
  • Insolvency practitioners
  • Insurance brokers
  • Construction and property professionals including surveyors, architects, engineers, planners
  • Health professionals

The work usually involves serious reputational issues and is conducted in the High Court but we have expertise at every level. We have enjoyed an increasing reputation in this field over recent years and have recruited carefully. We now field a team of 27 barristers with specialist expertise. We act for both claimants and defendants and have an excellent track record in advising soundly, representing clients skillfully and achieving highly satisfactory outcomes to claims.

Our group of specialist counsel act for a wide range of professional bodies, insurers and individuals. The team are approachable, with excellent strength in depth enabling the group to turn around urgent paper work and assist the legal team when urgently required to do so.

No5 also have a specialist Clinical Negligence and Insurance Groups. This enables us to offer clients a full range of services across the Professional Negligence, Professional Indemnity and Insurance fields.

The group as well as representing clients in the High Court and other specialist courts also represent parties in hearings before professional bodies and tribunals. We are also involved in ADR work acting for either party and providing adjudicators or mediators, we are able to provide first class facilities for ADR in either of our Birmingham, London, Bristol or East Midlands offices.

Our expertise on the International market enables the group to provide specific advice and representation with regards to cross border disputes, disputes overseas and disputes involving jurisdictional issues.