If you feel you have been provided with incorrect advice, which has lead to a financial loss, you can consider pursuing a professional negligence claim to recover your losses. In order for your claim to be successful, you would need to be able to establish that the professional has failed to meet the common standards of practice in their field.
We can advise on claims against professionals including:
- Financial advisors
- Tax advisers
Our Dispute Resolution team has extensive experience of a broad range of professional negligence disputes. We adapt our approach in each case to meet the client’s aims and to reflect the specific circumstances of the case. We are skilled in using litigation and all forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (including mediation, arbitration and adjudication) to resolve claims.
The steps cohabiting couples should take when drawing up a will
There’s no denying the huge steps forward seen in creating equality for same-sex couples in the UK during the 21st Century, first with the Civil Partnership Act 2004 and then the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013. However, as heterosexual couples have marriage as the only option open to them to make their relationship formal, there have been suggestions of a new inequality having now been created. A legal challenge by mixed-sex couple Rebecca Steinfield and Charles Keidan to be able to enter into a civil partnership instead of a marriage was unsuccessful earlier this year, meaning it’s unlikely the situation will change for heterosexual couples in the near future.
Wills and Planning for the Inevitable
Research just published underlines how ill-prepared most people are in terms of their end of life planning.
The Jones Family: Family Wills Bundle
Wills for everyone in the family can be expensive. Read about our exclusive Family Wills Bundle offer, easily explained by the Jones family, here!