Professional Negligence

Has a professional failed to give you proper advice?

It can be intimidating and difficult to question your professional advisers when you believe that they have failed to provide proper advice or have let you down in any way.  The consequences of negligence by your solicitor, accountant, architect, engineer, financial adviser, share broker or any other professional can be catastrophic.  And when this happens, it’s easy for the client to feel disillusioned and powerless to stand up for your rights.

Most of these professionals have insurance that covers their liability for negligence.  And these insurance companies have skilled lawyers who specialise in defending professional negligence claims.  So it can be difficult to take them on when they are armed with all the power.

Or if you are a professional whose insurance claim has been denied, we can help.  You may be able to join the insurance company to the claim against you and force them to cover you.

At Shine lawyers we have solicitors who specialise in these types of cases, and have previously represented insurance companies that insure professionals.  So we know how they operate and we have the expertise and knowledge to take these people on.

What’s more, as part of the Shine group of lawyers, we have the backing and expertise of teams of experts in our Australian offices.  We give the little person the power and resources to take on these cases.

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