DAC Beachcroft LLP

Professional Negligence Department

Northern Ireland
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What the team is known for Longstanding reputation within the field of professional negligence. Regularly instructed by insurance companies to defend claims against their insureds. Advises on claims involving a broad range of professionals including accountants, surveyors and healthcare professionals. Also regarded for its advice on risk management matters.

Strengths Sources remark that the team is able to "analyse cases with the benefit of great experience and identify points that others might miss."

Work highlights Advised an insolvency practitioner and its insurer on the defence of a negligence claim brought by the owner of a failed business.

Notable practitioners


Lester Doake
regularly acts on solicitors' negligence claims, as well as claims of negligence involving financial professionals.