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Daniel Lightman QC offers experience in major professional negligence matters across a broad range of professions, including barristers, solicitors and financial services. He combines this with academic activity, contributing to several reference texts.
"The cleverest person I know. He is just incredibly bright, endlessly hard-working and tenacious." "Very knowledgeable with a really impressive ability to forensically analyse a large body of material to get to the heart of the matter and create novel arguments."
Recent work: Represented Teacher Stern LLP and four partners of the firm in King and Others v Stiefel and Others, a £55 million claim arising from the conduct of previous litigation pursued by the claimants.
Philip Jones QC is regularly instructed in professional negligence cases relating to a broad range of business professionals, including accountants, lawyers, company administrators and tax advisers. His practice benefits from his comprehensive understanding of commercial chancery law.
"A big presence in some major professional negligence cases."
Recent work: Represented a firm of solicitors in a claim alleging that it had been negligent in drafting a contract between the claimant and the Home Office for the accommodation of asylum seekers.