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He Didn't perform in Court – Can I sue?
Emma Slade, a solicitor and partner specialising in Professional Negligence cases at our Barnstaple office, considers whether a claim can be brought against a judge, barrister, expert or witness...
Conditional Fee Agreements in Professional Negligence Claims - a Brief Guide
A Conditional Fee Agreement, commonly known simply as a CFA , is a type of ‘No-Win, No-Fee’ legal funding. It is an arrangement between a legal representative and a client where payment of the legal...
Bringing a Professional Negligence Action for an Undersettled Personal Injury Claim
Do you think your injury claim was worth more than what you settled it for? Are you unhappy with how the claim was dealt with? Do you feel the solicitor didn’t handle the claim correctly? Then you...
Free Will
A brief look at Professional Negligence claims in the wake of the Ilott v Mitson Inheritance Act decision There has been quite a furore in the news and on  social media over the controversial...
The Link in the Chain of Causation
It’s mentioned elsewhere on this site that the three elements you need to establish in a claim for professional negligence are: 1. A duty of care was owed; 2. That duty was breached; and 3. A loss...
Court Upholds Professional Negligence Ruling Against Solicitors For Under-settling Miner’s Compensation Claim
Professional Negligence Solicitor, Lee Dawkins, anticipates an avalanche of professional negligence claims from miners who have lost out due to their lawyer’s negligence The court of appeal has...
Court Says No: Injury Solicitors Are Just a Click Away From a Negligence Claim
Jasmine Butler looks at the low value road traffic accident protocol and a technical mishap that could result in a personal injury lawyer facing a professional negligence claim The online low value...
Compensation Claims against Third Party Solicitors
One of the principles behind any claim for negligence is that the ‘tortfeasor’ (legal jargon for the wrongdoer), needs to owe the claimant a duty of care.  It is difficult to specifically define a...
Recommended by the Legal 500 guide
Slee Blackwell, the solicitors behind Pro Neg, are featured as a recommended firm in the latest edition of the highly influential Legal 500 guide. The Legal 500, which is published each year, ranks...
SRA Disciplinary Matters Increase by 55%
An announcement by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has stated that there has been a massive increase in the number of disciplinary matters it has commenced; an increase of 55% this year...

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