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Professional Negligence

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What the team is known for

Well known for representing insurance companies, with a focus on claims relating to property and construction. Demonstrates further expertise in assisting legal professionals. Receives increasing mandates in the construction and engineering sphere, and its dedicated claims-handling service continues to provide rich resources. Also acts on claims relating to contractual breaches and provides tax liability advice.

Strengths

Clients report that the team is "very professional, knowledgeable and approachable."

Sources note that the team provides "commercial and pragmatic" advice.

Notable practitioners

Alison Grant is well regarded for her expertise in solicitors' negligence. Impressed clients report that she is "very knowledgeable, approachable and diligent." 

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Overview

The team's key focus is professional negligence sector work with a particular emphasis on solicitor's negligence claims. The team are on the Professional Indemnity Master Policy panel and handle a significant proportion of all solicitors’ negligence cases in Scotland. 

In addition to their significant caseload under the Law Society of Scotland's Master Policy, the team continues to expand with recent hires and they now handle a varied workload representing the following professions: Accountants, IFAs, Brokers, Surveyors, Architects, Structural & Civil Engineers, M&E Engineers, Design & Build Contractors, Property Managers & Charitable Organisations.  

The team have a growing international reputation: The foreign office mergers continue to generate some cross border opportunities in the professional negligence arena.

Members

Grant, Alison

McConnell, Andrew

Ogunyemi, Lindsay

Industries

Accountants

Architects

Brokers

Charity

Engineering

IFAs

Property

Surveyors

Professional Negligence Department

DWF

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Department location

Dalmore House

310 St Vincent Street

Glasgow

Glasgow City

UK

G2 5QR

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Scotland

Professional Negligence


Alison Grant
Band 1