Alfred Weiss

Call 2006

weiss@exchangechambers.co.uk

“His cross-examination is excellent – he cut the claimant’s case off at the knees. He is also very reassuring with clients.”

Chambers and Partners 2021
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Professional Negligence

Alfred is an established practice in this area of law where 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

Professional Negligence Cases

Recent cases:

  • Drafting particulars of claim in a case concerning design flaws in a bespoke conveyor system designed by specialist engineers
  • Acting for the claimant in a claim for negligence against her employment solicitors who advised her on the pension aspects of a settlement agreement
  • Drafting particulars of claim in a claim concerning professional negligence by solicitors in a professional negligence action against solicitors
  • Drafting particulars of claim and acting for the claimant in a case concerning negligent supervision by a project manager and architectural technician of a project to install stone flooring
  • Drafting particulars of claim and acting for the claimant in a case concerning the failure of a surveyor carrying out a survey for mortgage lending purposes to warn of the possibility of damp and suggest a chain of enquiry
  • Representing the claimant in the trial of a solicitor’s negligence claim concerning the conduct of personal injury litigation
  • Representing the defendant in the trial of a solicitor’s negligence claim concerning the conduct of personal injury litigation