Professional Negligence claims are made when a professional such as a solicitor, surveyor or doctor has been negligent in the work that they have carried out for you and this has caused you to suffer loss financial or otherwise.
Assess the potential value of that claim (this may require the use of other experts)
Guide and represent you in any a claim
Offer you flexible funding options
Recover compensation for you
We are committed to clear and effective communication throughout the case, keeping you involved and in touch.
Our first priority is always to seek to save both time and money for our clients, whilst pursuing a successful outcome. We have got the people to give you the right confidential, objective and practical advice to enable you to take action for redress.
The aim is for you to be put back in the position that you would have been in if the professional concerned has carried out their work properly.
Funding Your Case
We offer a FREE professional negligence case assessment service and advice about funding options.
One of the most common ways to fund a claim against a professional for negligence is by way of Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) which is often referred to as “No Win No Fee”click here for more information.
Steven joined the practice as an articled clerk on 3 September 1990 and qualified as a solicitor in 1992. After a successful spell as practitioner in the litigation department, Steven was appointed managing partner in 2004. Steven now combines his duties leading the firm with his role as head of the litigation department.
Steven is a vastly experienced commercial litigation lawyer who is recognised as one of the leading professional negligence lawyers in the country. His expertise and success within the field of professional negligence litigation, against all manner of professionals, has led to personal recognition in the Legal 500 directory. Steven also has extensive experience of insurance indemnity policy coverage and policy application issues, particularly in respect of solicitors indemnity insurance policies.
Steven has regularly litigated in both the High Court and Court of Appeal during his career. Some of Steven’s most notable cases are:
Leslie v Farrar Construction Limited  EWHC 58 (TCC)
Halliwells LLP v NES Solicitors & Quinn Insurance  P.N.L.R. 30
Axa Insurance Ltd v Akther & Darby Solicitors  EWCA Civ 1166
Sykes & Sykes v Taylor-Rose  EWCA Civ 299
Steven has a well established reputation for his no nonsense, pragmatic approach when protecting and advancing the interests of his clients.
Away from work Steven is a keen musician and supporter of Leeds United.