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Weightmans

Professional Negligence

2 ranked lawyersBand 1North East & YorkshireUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Assists large insurers and their insureds with a range of claims relating to the construction sector, with regular work for surveyors, architects and engineers. Also acts on claims relating to solicitors and financial advisers. Regularly represents an array of inspectors, contractors and insurers in claims relating to the cladding industry. Additionally adept at handling mediation settlements.

Work highlights

Advised an engineer on a claim brought for alleged negligent design work regarding a replacement heating system at a block of residential flats in London.

Notable practitioners

Anne-Marie Knight regularly defends professionals coming from an array of industries including surveyors, accountants and solicitors. She is particularly adept at handling construction-related professional indemnity matters.
"She really gets into the cases and always has her own independent insights, she's excellent."

Richard Palmer is adept at handling high-value professional negligence claims against engineers, inspectors and architects.

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Professional Negligence

Weightmans

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Location

1 St James' Gate

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear

UK

NE99 1YQ

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North East & Yorkshire

Professional Negligence: Mainly Defendant


Anne-Marie Knight
Band 2
Richard Palmer
Band 1