Professional Negligence

Professionals can and do make mistakes. Sometimes these can cause considerable loss to their clients. Claims can be complex or involve dealing with the professional’s insurers. That's where we come in. The professional negligence team at Mayo Wynne Baxter was set up specifically to help deal with complicated claims of professional negligence.

Our team of experienced professional negligence solicitors specialise in cases involving negligence by solicitors, barristers and accountants, financial service providers, financial advisors and property professionals (architects, surveyors, engineers and valuers). Our team boasts a number of lawyers who are property specialists. In fact, we are the only specialist team in the South East dedicated to deal with claims involving professionals.

Why choose us to handle your professional negligence claim?

We have a dedicated team specialising in claims against solicitors, accountants, surveyors, architects and other professionals so you can be sure in you are in expert hands.

  • Our team has the necessary skills and experience to help you through the process of making a claim and help you obtain compensation.
  • We have a proven track record of settling cases.
  • We have excellent relationships with expert witnesses, leading barristers and funders so we can achieve the best possible result for you.
  • Our service levels our clearly defined
  • We are members of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association
  • As a firm we appear in a number of legal directories such as Chambers and Legal 500.

For more information on professional negligence please contact Karim Mohamed.

Brighton office

Tel 01273 775533

Eastbourne office

Tel 01323 730543

East Grinstead office

Tel 01342 310600

Forest Row office

Tel 01342 822112

Lewes office

Tel 01273 477071

Seaford office

Tel 01323 891412

Pulborough office

Tel 01798 875358

Storrington office

Tel 01903 743201

Gatwick office

Tel 01293 804698

Primary Contact

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Karim Mohamed

Partner

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