Professional negligence

Our global team of professional negligence lawyers advise, act on and defend a range of high-value domestic, international and cross-border professional indemnity and liability disputes across key industries worldwide. Providing sound legal advice on potential breaches in the duty of care between professionals and their clients, we represent insurers, auditors, accountants, surveyors, solicitors, brokers, trustees, directors and officers, offshore financial and corporate service providers, medical suppliers and practitioners.

We are a ‘go-to’ firm for complex professional liability claims within the financial institutions and financial services sectors, including insurance, where we partner with clients who are leaders in the industry. We represent professional liability insurance funds, as well as the professional firms themselves. Among other clients, we regularly advise and defend the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms and have particular strength in professional liability claims arising out of debt capital market transactions.

Our areas of work include

  • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Crisis management
  • Employment and labor
  • Financial institutions
  • Financial services and regulation
  • Information governance, privacy and cybersecurity
  • Insurance, including policy interpretation, subrogation proceedings and coverage advice
  • International arbitration
  • Litigation and disputes
  • Medical and dental malpractice
  • Product liability
  • Professional discipline and disciplinary proceedings
  • Regulation and investigations, including internal investigations
  • Reputation and defamation protection
  • Risk advisory
  • Transport, including admiralty and shipping
  • White-collar crime

Contact

Global Head of Antitrust and Competition; Co-Head of Commercial Litigation, US

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2021 Annual Litigation Trends Survey

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