Professional Negligence - Australia

Managing risk and regulatory compliance

We understand the challenges professional services firms around the world face. In response, we bring together in one place technical expertise in legal and regulatory issues faced by firms in the sector.

We combine this with our firm’s deep experience representing major industry players in disputes and regulatory investigations. We have acted for many major professional service firms including some of the region’s largest partnerships and related intermediaries.

Our lawyers’ experience in professional negligence claims extends across accounting firms, insurance brokers, engineering and construction professionals, stockbrokers, actuaries and lawyers (including law firms and in-house teams).

Our legal advice covers professional indemnity claims, professional negligence claims, partnership agreements, independent reviews and employment claims.

"Extremely diligent. Their advice is timely and they are very responsive and always on point."
- Chambers Global

We have a full team specialising in this area.

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