Alfred Weiss

Call 2006

“He is very friendly and approachable and is excellent with clients. He is an incredibly skilled advocate who can make his point succinctly but forcefully.”

Chambers and Partners 2020
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Professional Negligence

Alfred is carving up a solid practice in this area of law where he is instructed by both claimants and defendants. He is experienced in a broad range of heavyweight professional negligence disputes, particularly those involving:

  • Solicitors and Counsel
  • Accountants and auditors
  • Financial advisors
  • Surveyors
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • IT providers

Alfred has provided advocacy as sole counsel in multi-day complex professional negligence trials and has also been involved in High Court interlocutory hearings in substantial claims. He has also undertaken representation at settlement meetings and mediation. He also has experience in ‘mis-selling’ claims and lower value County Court professional negligence matters. Alfred is working hard to increase his practice in claims concerning insurance brokers, and construction disputes.

Professional Negligence Cases

Advising claimant in high value claim concerning negligent advice given in respect of a term in a settlement agreement

Drafting particulars of claim in high value architect’s negligence case

Representing Claimant in the trial of a solicitor’s negligence claim concerning negligent advice given in pursuit of personal injury litigation

Representing Defendant in the trial of a solicitor’s negligence claim concerning negligent ‘under-settlement’ of a personal injury claim

Advising the Claimant in a claim against his solicitor for failure to serve medical evidence within time in a substantial personal injury claim

Advising Claimant in claim against accountants who assumed responsibility for corporate restructuring

Acting on behalf of Engineer in claim concerning flooded basement damaging allegedly valuable artwork

Drafting Defence in claim concerning allegedly negligent conduct of employment tribunal litigation