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Mills & Reeve LLP

Professional Negligence

2 ranked lawyersBand 1North WestUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Prominent team that counts large insurers among its clientele. Particularly strong at handling claims against solicitors and barristers. Also notable for its work on claims involving insurance brokers. Capable of handling construction disputes relating to design and build contractors and engineers. Offers a wealth of experience in claims relating to negligence in real estate and tax mandates.

Strengths

Sources report that the team "does an exceptional job in terms of customer care and value for money."

Work highlights

Successfully defended Star Events and its insurers against allegations of negligence and breach of contract in relation to the design, installation and inspection of a steel structure within an events arena.

Notable practitioners

Ben Hardiman regularly advises insurance brokers in relation to professional negligence claims and risk mitigation strategies. He focuses his practice on defending claims against contractors, solicitors and insurers.

Niall Innes is held in exceptionally high regard due to his experience assisting barristers, solicitors and accountants facing various professional negligence allegations. Clients say: "His greatest strength is his pragmatism - he is always thinking about the best solutions for his clients and does not fight for the sake of it."

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North West

Professional Negligence


Ben Hardiman
Band 3
Niall Innes
Band 1