Jonathan French

Call 1997

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Professional Negligence

Having practised at the commercial Bar in Leeds since 1997, Jonathan has developed a substantial professional liability practice, being frequently instructed in high value/complex matters across a wide variety of professional fields.

His professional negligence experience has encompassed claims concerning:

  • Solicitors
  • Accountants
  • Insurance brokers and agents
  • Financial services professionals
  • IT professionals
  • Engineers
  • Builders
  • Architects

Professional Negligence Cases

Advising upon mis-selling of Liverpool flat development scheme to foreign investors

Acting on claim against a surveyor and a structural engineer on purchase of domestic property featured on Channel 4’s “Help my house is falling down”

Led on claim against conveyancing solicitors and valuers for purchase of landlocked £3.1 million Merseyside development site

Advising in claim against IFAs concerning wrongful investment of pension funds

Acting against national firm of solicitors for failure to register charges over 2 NHS properties

Acting for wine bar owner against two firms of solicitors regarding failed £800K claim for flood damage against neighbouring property

Acting against solicitors regarding £165K under-settlement of PI claim

Advising conveyancing solicitors on £780K claim from sale of wrongly defined development land

Successfully representing architect and consulting engineer on dispute over £2.3 million project for construction of a Gurdwara

Representing waste management company on £300K claim regarding defective air purifying system

Representing laser cutting company over £300K claim for supply of defective computer system

Representing restaurant against its broker over uninsured losses caused by fire

Advising property management agent on claim against insurance broker