We have considerable experience in the resolution of claims against professionals for both claimants and professionals who have been the subject of a claim.
Clients naturally wish to preserve confidentiality and to see matters resolved without interruption to business, and where possible, to retain the professional relationship.
We are well used to handling professional negligence claims against accountants, solicitors, architects and surveyors, who all have a strong interest in maintaining their professional reputation and their clientele.
Our team of professional negligence solicitors support businesses across Scotland. The team boasts has strong litigation and mediation skills and is able to call on the firm’s in-house Solicitor Advocates, Elaine Motion, Fiona Muirs and Robert Holland who who can represent you in the Higher courts if necessary saving you additional fees.
James Hyams, Carolyn Jackson, and Peter Littlefair took up their new positions - in the private client, clinical negligence, and personal injury teams respectively - from 1st July.
The question of what kind of future we want for civil litigation in Scotland was the central thrust of the recent Judicial Institute conference, entitled “Civil Business after Covid”.
A recent English decision proves that wording in insurance policies is paramount for companies pursuing business interruption claims.