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DLA Piper LLP

Professional Negligence

1 ranked lawyersBand 1North East & YorkshireUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong team that advises on all aspects of professional negligence. Represents blue-chip clients including regular work for household-name banks. As well as its leading work in bringing claims, the team is also capable of advising on the defence of professional negligence actions. Has a good track record advising on claims involving law firms, valuers and surveyors. Carries out mediation and litigation in high-value multiparty claims.

Strengths

Sources say: "It is an innovative team that is one of the leaders in the field."

Work highlights

Represented Bank of Scotland in a claim brought by the liquidators of Ventra Investments concerning allegations relating to the sale at an undervalue of a portfolio of investment properties in London.

Notable practitioners

Hugh Evans is well respected for his financial professional negligence expertise, especially with regard to overvaluation claims. Sources describe him as "an excellent lawyer who is experienced, practical and easy to work with."

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Professional Negligence Department

DLA Piper LLP

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Department location

Princes Exchange

Princes Square

Leeds

West Yorkshire

UK

LS1 4BY

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North East & Yorkshire

Professional Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Hugh Evans
Senior Statespeople