Our professional negligence lawyers can help with wide range of disputes involving professional services.
When you engage a professional, 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 you could suffer a loss as a result. Consequently, 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.
Preparing and handling these claims is complex and requires an experienced legal team that understand the nuances professional negligence claims.
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.
At PCL Lawyers our professional negligence lawyers, in both Melbourne and Sydney offices, act for clients in disputes and claims against negligent professional advisors. We can assist if you have been accused of professional negligence or if you need advice on how to sue for professional negligence.
Our dedicated team can help you achieve the best result possible by: