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UK Northern Ireland Professional Negligence

This section covers firms and lawyers which specialise in disputes arising over loss suffered as a result of negligent advice given by professionals. A wide range of professionals are covered, including architects, surveyors, financial professionals, insurance brokers and solicitors or barristers. 

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Band 1
  1. Carson McDowell
    Carson McDowell
    Professional Negligence
    2023 | Band 1 | 20 Years Ranked
    Carson McDowell has an exceptional practice advising on all aspects of professional negligence, with regular work relating to solicitors' negligence. The firm is highlighted for its ability in complex mediations between multiple parties. Its clients include a wide range of market-leading insurers. The team is active in handling high-value claims against surveyors and architects.
Band 2
  1. Kennedys
    Professional Negligence
    2023 | Band 2
Band 3
  1. A&L Goodbody
    A&L Goodbody
    Professional Negligence
    2023 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    A&L Goodbody handles professional negligence matters for both claimants and defendants. The firm is highlighted for its work defending various professionals including insurance brokers and financial advisers. The team is recognised for bringing claims arising out of negligent handling of transactions and valuations. A&L Goodbody has further expertise in issues relating to engineering and construction.
  2. Arthur Cox
    Arthur Cox
    Professional Negligence
    2023 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Arthur Cox advises on all aspects of professional negligence, mainly defending insurance companies and insured brokers, architects, accountants and surveyors. The firm works with banks on the full range of claimant matters. The team demonstrates notable experience in handling claims in the construction field, involving negligent valuations, defective design and construction issues as well as claims against real estate agents.
  3. Cleaver Fulton Rankin
    Cleaver Fulton Rankin
    Professional Negligence
    2023 | Band 3 | 8 Years Ranked
    Cleaver Fulton Rankin has a claimant-focused practice that regularly advises financial institutions and private individuals. The firm pursues claims against solicitors, architects and other construction professionals. The team is adept at ADR, with particular knowledge of mediation work, and is also experienced in insolvency procedures.
  4. 3
    Clyde & Co LLP
    Professional Negligence
    2023 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Clyde & Co demonstrates significant experience defending professional negligence claims against a range of professionals such as engineers, accountants and surveyors, as well as those in the legal profession. The firm counts a number of notable insurers among its client base.
  5. DWF
    Professional Negligence
    2023 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    DWF has a dedicated defendant-focused practice, regularly representing insurers in the defence of claims brought against a range of clients, including accountants, insolvency practitioners, architects and financial institutions, among others. The team has experience handling claims arising out of the construction sector, particularly those pertaining to defects and damages.