When you engage a professional advisor, you expect them to act with your best interests at heart and with reasonable care and skill. Given that we place a lot of trust in professional advisors, the law recognises that professionals owe a special duty of care to their clients. If a professional advisor does not live up to the standard expected of them, and you as their client suffers loss as a result, you may be able to make a claim against the advisor for the financial loss or physical injuries that arose as a result of the wrong or incomplete advice or incorrect actions.
To make a claim for professional negligence against an advisor, you will need to show that:
To assist your claim, you should keep records of all of your interactions with the professional advisor, as they could be useful in proving your case.
Claims have been brought against professional advisors in many circumstances, including against:
The clock on the limitation period starts to run from when you suffered the damage, so if you believe you might have a claim against a professional advisor, be sure to seek legal advice as soon as possible.
Our professional negligence lawyers act for clients in claims against negligent professional advisors and our dedicated team can help you achieve the best result possible by:
Simply contact our professional negligence lawyers on 1300 907 335 or complete the enquiry form on this page.
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