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Professional Negligence Against Barristers

Chun Wong
Chun Wong
Partner
Claire Kitchen
Claire Kitchen
Partner
Michael Kilbane
Michael Kilbane
Partner
Ruhul Ameen
Ruhul Ameen
Partner
Stuart Miles
Stuart Miles
Associate
Brenel Menezes
Brenel Menezes
Senior Associate
Alexandra Pekanac
Alexandra Pecanac
Trainee
Anita Barylska
Anita Barylska
Trainee

Barristers are bound by the rules of their profession to conduct a case with proper skill and care. You rely on barristers to represent you when your property, your rights, or your liberty is at stake. If a barrister has been negligent, we can help you secure compensation for any losses you have incurred.

A barrister can be negligent in a number of different ways:

  • Providing a negligent opinion on a point of law
  • Negligent representation in court or mediation
  • Incorrectly drafting court documents

Featured Case

Client anticipated she would receive 50% of ex-husband pension but only received 33%

The client instructed a barrister (through her family solicitors) to represent her at a hearing. Settlement was achieved at the hearing and an agreement signed to reflect this.

It was previously anticipated that the client would receive 50% of her ex-husband’s pension. What in fact transpired from the settlement was that she only received 33%. After various negotiations, a settlement was agreed.

Outcome: The client received over £150,000 damages and over £60,000 costs.

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