Claiming against a negligent barrister
Like other professionals, barristers owe a duty of care when undertaking the work. If they make a mistake and are negligent, this may give rise to a loss to you which means you could have a claim for professional negligence against them. This may be in conjunction with the solicitors involved or independent of such.
Examples of barristers negligence
- Providing incorrect or misleading advice.
- Failed to attend a court hearing
- Failed to properly prepare for a hearing
- Negligently represented you at a court, tribunal hearing or mediation
- Incorrectly drafted court documents.
- Identified the wrong party to be sued
- Failed to advise correctly on a particular issue or area of the Law
- Failing to comply with court orders resulting in a case being dismissed.
- Advised you to Settle a claim for less than its full value.
Why Choose Taylor Rose
At Taylor Rose we have a dedicated team of Professional Negligence lawyers. They are all members of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PNLA) and have many years handling all types of professional negligence claims.
The department is headed up by a Partner who has many years’ experience of this specialist area having achieved success for his clients at all levels of the courts in this country.
There are strict time periods within which a claim must be presented to the court (The Limitation Period). This is 6 years from the date of the negligence or 3 years from when you knew or ought to have known you have suffered a loss. The earlier you contact us the better.