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Professional negligence

Risk and reputation management and claims resolution service for business professionals 

The team is very tenacious and provides very good commercial judgement. It is an outfit that punches above its weight Chambers & Partners 2016

Top-notch insurance-based professional negligence and indemnity practice Legal 500 2016

Weightmans’ professional risk team comprises a number of highly experienced and talented practitioners, adept at dealing sensitively with issues such as reputational damage and resolving complex disputes arising across the professions spectrum with a pragmatic, commercially informed approach, underpinned by technical excellence.

We endeavor to develop a clear understanding of our clients’ objectives and commercial imperatives. With a number of qualified adjudicators, arbitrators and mediators within the team, we have a range of strategic dispute resolution options at our disposal, to deliver the most cost effective and innovative solutions.

Our aim is to improve continuously, and constantly strive to understand what our clients really want to achieve by listening to them and responding to what they tell us.

Members of our team have dealt with many ground breaking, high profile cases in which landmark decisions have been achieved. Such exposure means that we are skilled at identifying the important issues and navigating a route to ensure the optimum prospect of success.

Weightmans' professional negligence team have been rated the best in the region by the legal directories for many years, and our strength in depth continues to attract recognition at regional and national levels.

The team has been described as the market’s best kept secret.

Compli - a bespoke consultancy service for lawyers, investors and insurers

Weightmans' Compli service evolved from our heritage in advising members of the legal profession on claims and risk avoidance. It offers an innovative and flexible package that provides law firms with expert advice and assistance on regulation, compliance, business management and structure from a market leading team of specialists with unrivalled experience, supported by a range of software delivering user friendly training and risk management solutions.

For more information on the services and ways we can help, please visit the Compli website.

Highly recommended team that regularly advises large law firms on professional negligence matters. Well regarded for its expertise in the field of construction and for its ability to advise on complex cases relating to the sector.


They provide genuine professional negligence expertise with partner-led service and strength in depth.


Strong body of knowledge and experience of professional negligence for solicitors.

Chambers & Partners 2017

Weightmans LLP's 'thorough and tenacious' team advises on construction claims, claims against IFAs and on cases involving property professionals, valuers and surveyors.


Weightmans LLP has a 'top-notch insurance-based professional negligence and indemnity practice'.

Legal 500 2016

The standard of service is very good. They seem to know what we want before we ask for it.


Lawyers are knowledgeable in both the construction industry and the law, and advice is succinct and commercial.

Chambers & Partners 2016

Weightmans LLP's 'commercial' team is 'going from strength to strength'. HCC International Insurance, Travelers, Liberty and Argo are clients.


Mike Grant's team at Weightmans LLP gives advice that is 'always practical, and the strategy is always clear'. It acted in several high profile barrister and engineer claims. Clients include Inter Hannover, Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund and Liberty.

Legal 500 2015

Mike Grant
"Our transparency, commercial and efficient approach ensures you are kept informed of progress at all times"
Mike Grant

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