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Dispute Resolution for Individuals

Professional Negligence Solicitors

Chun Wong
Chun Wong
Ruhul Ameen
Ruhul Ameen
Stuart Miles
Stuart Miles
Brenel Menezes
Brenel Menezes
Senior Associate
Bahareh Amani
Bahareh Amani
Mandhir Seera
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Lydia Isaacs

Our team of professional negligence solicitors are experts in bringing successful professional negligence claims against solicitors, barristers, accountants, financial advisers, architects, builders, surveyors and other professionals.

These are all services you rely on at important or stressful times in your life and the costs to you can be significant when things go wrong.


Professional negligence actions include professional negligence claims against:

What happens when you contact us?

Contact us

Contact our lawyers and explain your situation and the outcome you’d like to achieve.


Once our solicitors have assessed your claim, we’ll discuss the different options and strategies you may have. 

Funding options

We’ll explain the different options available to you for funding your case. Once agreed, we will work on your case and keep you up to date throughout.

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Why choose Hodge Jones & Allen?

Lawyers who understand

We understand how difficult it can be to trust when you’ve already been let down by a professional. Our solicitors will treat you as an individual, keep you up-to-date and put you at the heart of the claim. can be significant when things go wrong.

Experts in the field

Our exceptional team of lawyers have a strong track record of challenging the most formidable opponents, and we’ve won claims against professionals of all kinds. We’re here to help you correct the wrongs of professionals in any way we can, and get the best result possible for you.

Cost-effective solicitors

Our Dispute Resolution team is committed to providing a first-class, whilst cost-effective service. Our philosophy is to firstly understand your personal situation, your requirements and what you’d like to achieve, to then tailor our approach. We’ll achieve the best possible outcome, whilst always keeping you informed about the costs involved.  

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Frequently asked questions

When should I get advice from a dispute resolution lawyer?

If you are involved in any kind of legal dispute, we would always recommend that you get advice as soon as possible rather than let the dispute escalate or remain unresolved.

Once we’ve had an opportunity to meet with you to find out all the relevant facts about your case, as well as consider all the key documents and correspondence, we’ll be able to assess whether you have a strong case or not.

If you have a case with good prospects of success we will help you advance your claim as economically as possible. But there are times when our advice may be that your case is not strong and we’ll endeavour to resolve the dispute as quickly as possible so that legal costs are kept down and remain in proportion to the amount/issue in dispute.

How can I pay for my case?

We’ll always explore all possible ways of funding your case. Your lawyer will be able to explain your options in greater detail at your initial meeting and, if appropriate, during the running of your case.

Firstly, you should check whether you’re covered by legal expenses insurance (also known as before-the-event insurance). This type of insurance is normally to be found on household or motor insurance policies, but you should check all your insurance policies, premium bank accounts and credit cards as these can sometimes provide it too. If you are covered, then you should notify the insurance provider straight away.

How do I know how much I have to pay if i'm privately funding my case?

For privately paying clients we charge for work based on time spent on a case. At the outset of a case you’ll be provided with details of your lawyers’ charging rates and estimates of time and costs throughout the duration of your case for each specific stage of work.

What if I can't afford to pay for my case?

In some cases, we may instead be able to act on a conditional fee agreement basis (“CFA”). Before agreeing to fund your case with a CFA, we’ll have to assess your case carefully. If we agree to act under a CFA and you win your case, a percentage deduction will be taken from any compensation you receive.

There are some types of cases that we handle which you may be able to progress through a Third Party Funding arrangement. This type of arrangement is usually between a specialist funding company and more typically the claimant in a case. The third party funder agrees to pay some or all of your legal fees in exchange for a proportion of the damages that you recover from your opponent.

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