Claims Against Professionals

We all rely on professionals to deal with matters which are outside our own expertise. When they get it wrong the results can be financially disastrous.

JCP’s professional liability claims team has many years of experience of successfully representing individual clients, businesses, and financial institutions in claims relating to all types of professionals, for example:-

Example claims for individual clients and businesses

Claims against Solicitors

  • Failing to report defects in property titles
  • Bad advice in connection with business sales
  • Incorrectly prepared wills
  • Missed time limits or court limitation dates
  • Under- settlement of injury claims
  • Professional misconduct or fraud

Claims against Surveyors

  • Inaccurate survey reports
  • Negligent valuations

Claims against Financial Advisors

  • Arranging or advising upon unsuitable investment products

Claims against Accountants

  • Incorrect tax advice
  • Late filing of notices or returns

You can read more detailed case studies from our team where they have acted on behalf of individuals or businesses here.

Claims on behalf of Lenders and Financial Institutions

If you are a lender or a financial institution you can read more about our services for lenders here.

If you have a case you would like to discuss please get in contact with one of our expert team members listed below.


The experienced team has an excellent understanding of the issues each case presents. Importantly, the team appears to have excellent interaction with its clients and is commercial in providing options, where they exist.

Legal 500 2023 Edition

The professional negligence team take a sensible and proportionate approach to cases. They thoroughly consider the merits and use that to their advantage in settlement discussions.

Legal 500 2022 Edition

  • Andrew Meech
      • Andrew Meech
      • Director & Joint Head of Commercial Litigation
      • 01792 525 419
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  • David Owen
      • 01792 525 431
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  • Sophie Thomas
      • 01792 525 441
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  • Emily Summer
      • Emily Summer
      • Senior Associate Solicitor - Commercial Litigation
      • 01792 529 610
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  • Lisbeth Barry
      • 01792 525437
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  • Ffion Wareham
      • 01792 525469
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Organised and deals with things on a timely basis.
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