Professional Negligence

“Compass Chambers is strong in reparation and professional negligence” – Legal 500

Compass Chambers understands and respects the often sensitive nature of the issues which arise in professional negligence disputes both for claimants and defenders. Members of Chambers enjoy an established reputation in providing quality advice and representation in this field both at the pre-litigation stage and in any subsequent proceedings.

Compass Chambers offers some of the leading professional negligence practitioners in this area, who act for a wide range of professional bodies, defence organizations and professional indemnity insurers. The Chambers includes advocates at all levels of call with experience in this area, providing sufficient strength and depth to cater for all cases and requirements.

We offer particular expertise in the following areas:-

Solicitors' negligence: Members of Chambers act for Claimants, and on behalf of professional indemnity insurers in defending such claims.

Property related actions: Members of Chambers act for claimants and for defenders, through insurers, in claims relating to negligence on the part of architects, engineers and surveyors.

Financial Services actions: Members of Chambers act for claimants and on behalf of accountants, insurance brokers and other professionals in the field.

Members of Chambers have also acted in litigation involving claims against veterinary surgeons, pharmacists and opticians.

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