Profile: Professional Liability
Experience and Expertise
Tom accepts instructions in professional negligence matters that relate to his core areas of practice.
Cases and Work of Note
Illustrative examples include:
- representing a solicitor who had failed adequately to explain the service charge obligations under a lease to a purchasing client and failed to ensure the vendor would pay arrears of service charges;
- representing client in claim against solicitor for failing to accept offer to purchase freehold of property under the right of first refusal legislation;
- advising client in ransom strip case where solicitor had failed to point out lack of rights to run services across the strip;
- advising a client who was in prison for murder as to how he might sue his solicitors for failures relating to the aborted purchase of a business and the acquisition of a lease of the property where the business was run.