Jonathan Lowe

Call 2008

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Professional Negligence

For eight years Jonathan was head of the Commercial Insurance Litigation department at the leading insurance firm, Keoghs. Whilst there he was responsible for a caseload of high value insurance litigation including professional negligence disputes. From 2005 he was recognised as a leading practitioner in the field by both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Jonathan accepts instructions on a wide variety of professional negligence disputes on behalf of both insurers and claimants, and understands the nuances involved in consideration of such disputes. He has particular experience in disputes involving the following

  • Insurance professionals
  • Solicitors
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Surveyors

Given his expertise in all aspects of insurance law Jonathan can also bring his knowledge of such matters to bear on the professional negligence cases in which he is instructed, notably cases involving insurance professionals.

Professional Negligence Cases

Examples of cases in which Jonathan has been involved:

Successful professional negligence claim against solicitors and a successor practice arising from a failed foreign property transaction.

Successful professional negligence claim against solicitors arising from a fraudulent property transaction, issues involving whether or not a duty owed by a solicitor to the third party claimant could be established.

Advising in relation to a professional negligence claim against Lloyds brokers following a refusal by the Lloyds syndicate to indemnify under an insurance policy following a building fire.

Representing an architect in TCC proceedings in a very significant claim for professional negligence involving renovation of a listed building.